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Hi I'm Mark

I own a printing company and volunteer helping those who struggle with depression and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and a father of 4 children who are all out on their own now. In my spare time, I enjoy the outdoors. I love to hike, camp, and photograph nature. I have been in the printing business most of my life and enjoy my work, especially when I can do graphic design, though now most of my time is spent in managing the business. I like to help people get their family histories published and offer free seminars in the community to teach people how to gather, organize and prepare a family history manuscript for publishing. I like to read, and my favorite author is C.S. Lewis.

Why I am a Mormon

Though I grew up in the Mormon faith, I have had to consciously decide as an adult if I would follow the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I continue to try to follow Christ because I have found that His teachings, and those of His prophets both ancient and modern lead to the greatest happiness and peace. And because I struggled earlier in my life with severe depression, I can honestly say that I know that the healing power of Jesus Christ helped me to overcome, as well as striving to find the light that comes through His gospel. I know that His healing power extends to us this day in our individual circumstances and needs. Through prayer, study, reflection and personal inspiration, the Lord has lead me out of the darkness and back into the light. I will forever be indebted to Him. He truly is my Savior.

How I live my faith

My wife and I currently lead two support groups that are sponsored by the church in our area for those who struggle with depression. We have been serving there for two years and really find it very rewarding. We became involved because I had personally battled depression during my life and found the gospel of Jesus Christ to be a great help in overcoming its effects. It is wonderful to see the power of God at work in helping His children overcome their difficulties.