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Hi I'm David Sumsion

I grew up in Northwest Oregon. I enjoy running, swimming, weight lifting and blacksmithing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy all sorts of physical training especially long distance running and weigh training. I also spend a lot of time working with metal. I've done some artistic work before including a statue for a local park. My main hobby though is creating handmade knives. I'm very inexperienced but I love making knives. It's the challenge of both form and function, the blending of art and science that makes it so interesting to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know a little about what Jesus Christ has done from me. He suffered for all my sins, my sadness, my pains, and even death. I know He did this because he loves me and wants me to reach my ultimate potential. In order to do that I have to follow His church, the church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. This is the only place that contains the truth as He taught it. I know God love's his children and He would never abandon them because of that He provided a church that contains all the truths and all else essential for us to find happiness in life.

How I live my faith

I try to do my best to live my life as Jesus Christ did. It's difficult and I constantly mess up but that is my ultimate goal, to spend my live focused on helping others as my Savior did. Because of that I try to spend much of my time studying and learning from the scriptures as they contain the teachings of Jesus Christ . I try to live these principles to the best of my ability This involves loving and serving others as best I can.