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Hi I'm Alvin L Brey, D.C.

I grew up in and near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. I am a doctor of chiropractic. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have two daughters and four grandchildren. I love them very much and visit them as often as I can, but they live out of state, so I can not see them nearly as often as I would like. I am divorced, which of course was painful, but I still strongly believe in families in this life and for all eternity. So I plan on remarrying, when I find the right person with whom I can share my life. My work is my passion. I believe that the body can heal itself of any disease, when all the causes are corrected. One of those causes often includes emotional stress in varies forms. I believe that through the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, all emotional stress can be healed. I see myself as and seek to be an instrument in God's hands in helping my patients apply the Atonement of Christ to overcome their emotional stress and physical problems. Through the power of God and His love, I see miracles on a daily basis. It is absolutely wonderful.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother was born in Germany and was a Lutheran until her early 30's when she learned about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints also known as the Mormon church. She was baptized while living in Germany and soon emigrated to the USA. My father's family was also converted while he was a small boy and emigrated to the USA at the age of 15 with his parents. So I was raised with the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ since I was born. Of course it is only natural to trust what my parents and teachers in church taught me as a child, but I also felt like I always knew that it was true. I also grew up to be very analytical. So on a daily basis, I did what new investigators to our church are always told to do. I read or you could say I searched the scriptures, which included the Bible, the Book of Mormon - A Second Witness of Jesus Christ and other scriptures written by our latter day prophets. I pondered their meaning and how it might apply to me and my life. I then prayed in the name of Jesus Christ, with real intent to do what ever Heavenly Father wanted me to do, to know if the scriptures I had studied were really true. In addition to frequent prayers, I have sought to do as I was taught in church and from the scriptures. As I have done so, the promise that Christ gave all people, came true for me; when He said, "If any man will do His will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." As I have done this, I have felt the Holy Ghost or the other Comforter, that Jesus spoke of. The confirmation that the Holy Ghost has given me on many, many occasions throughout my life that this gospel is true, is what keeps me in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. These confirmations I receive are not just positive self talk. They come from outside myself, which are a source of peace, love and joy that surpasses all understanding.

How I live my faith

There is nothing in my life more important than my relationship to my my Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. I have my formal prayers every morning and night and when I eat a meal. I also strive to have a prayer in my heart at all times. Prayer is a two way communication for me. I seek and receive guidance for my daily decisions, my interactions with people, my protection, my support, my family and friends and patients. I seek to have gratitude in my heart for all things in my life, whether they seem good or bad at the time. Doing the above and seeking to love and serve others the best that I am able has gradually throughout my life greatly increased my happiness. Of course, I am far from perfect at doing the above, but it makes all the difference when I am. Currently, I am assigned to visit three families in my church, who I try to visit at least once a month to check on their welfare physically, spiritually and emotionally. These families are important to me and I love to serve them in any way that I am able.