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Hi I'm Duane

I was born and raised in Phoenix Arizona & married my high school sweetheart.

About Me

I'm a father and husband. I enjoy watching most sports and love to hunt. My favorite activity is spending time with my family in Northern Arizona riding quad trails and hanging out. I'm employed as a commercial property manager.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the LDS church. I'm committed to faithfully living as a member because I know the great blessings and the incredible difference it makes in my life and that of my family. I love my Savior Jesus Christ and try to follow his teachings and example. I'm so grateful for His atoning sacrifice for all mankind which provides the opportunity to repent and be forgiven of my sins. I know we have a loving Heavenly Father who wants us to be happy and who has provided us with families, which is all by design and not by accident. I know that through Christ we can be families forever. I'm thankful for the knowledge that both God our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live, they love us and know each one of us. I know they are truly in our lives, even though we may not acknowledge it. I love that through faithful prayer and study of the Book of Mormon and other scriptures we can each have this sure knowledge born to us through the Holy Ghost. Even with the trials we each face in our lives we can still truly be happy and have peace.

How I live my faith

I enjoy serving others and have had many wonderful opportunities to serve in church callings / assignments, and to strive to live as a good example. For many years I enjoyed coaching young men's basketball and softball. Currently I serve as part of a leadership group in a congregation of about 550 members, as well as others in our community. It's rewarding to be involved and to get to know so many members of our community as we work together to help each other solve problems and to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and faithfully live gospel standards.