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Hi I'm David

I'm a Mormon .

About Me

I am a retired Software Engineer and live in Cary, NC with my wife and Our Three Children. At 51 my life went sour. It appeared the ground caved beneath my feet. I had a good job, but I had given up almost all. My health was failing . Then my oldest nephew , my sister’s son , died after a short illness while my only son was just hanging on to life. My son died six months later. Amongst people losing your oldest nephew and your only son is the worst that can happen to you. I was devastated. I clung on to life for my poor mother and my sisters’ sake. My health was failing . I turned to the Lord and in return He gave me a wife and His Church. I had and knew I was child of God, but I really did not know what it meant I also knew all of my life from the Bakongo traditions that the relation between a child and his father is a very special one. But having a young wife at over 50 fr scared me. So I cried to God and learned to fast. The US Consulate at Brazzaville, added to my troubles by denying the visa for my wife. Through fasting the Lord sent me to Rome Italy for a two year assignment . My wife easily obtained Italian visa . Our first child was born in Rome . In one year my wife obtained a USA visa . Now I can testify that I know that the relation between me and my Heavenly Father is a very special one. I will never, ever, as long as I have any mental faculty left in me, let anybody, no sibling of mine, get between me and my Father and make me run away from home .

Why I am a Mormon

For about 30 years I could not chose which Church I should join. After letting the missionaries visit me for about two years I was convinced the truth was on earth. As Elder flipped the chart in front of me, the words, "Jesus Christ, ,,., Creator " woke me up. A few days later I asked the missionaries where Adm and Eve were, They both answered : On the right hand of God, with Abraham , ..., ". Then I asked if Adam and Eve were baptized.. They both said yes. Knowing that baptism was on earth since Adam and Eve convinced me that this was the true church of God. I love the teachings of this Church. I feel at home. I know this is the way .This is the truth. This is life .

How I live my faith

I really believe that I must be a representative of Jesus Christ in all places, at all times, even at work. I love the concept of home teaching. I was raised in village. Being a Mormon is the closest thing I have ever seen to life in the village .