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Hi I'm Alex

I grew up in Salt Lake City, have a beautiful, wonderful wife and three children (two boys and a little girl) and I'm a Bishop

About Me

I'm a father of three children whom I love dearly. I have a beautiful wife. I'm fiercely loyal to them all. We got married just after September 11, 2001...that was meaningful to me. I graduated to the rank of Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and I love Math. My career path has taken me nowhere nearEngineering as I work in the Financial advising and planning area. I absolutely love it because I get to talk to some of my best friends everyday on the phone My most favorite relaxing thing (or what used to be pre-family) is charcoal black & white drawings of horse scenes mixed occasionally with colored pencils. I served a 2-year mission in the England Bristol area. This was the backbone of my adult life of which my principles, character, faith and many other things are built off of. I love all sports (well not all...going to England and watching a cricket match doesn't excite me) and especially fly fishing. I have a black lab by the name of George who is a retired "rejected from the system" guide dog. He's full of energy. My wife and I have had black labs longer than we have had children.

Why I am a Mormon

Everything good in my life has stemmed from living the gospel of Jesus Christ in it's fullness. My testimony of the reality of a Savior that takes my problems, difficulties, sins upon him and opens the gate for me to become clean is personal reality. In other words, I gather comfort as I imagine that I'm watching Jesus Christ carrying a cross created by him and he comes up to me as he passes by and says, looking me in the eye, "I'm doing this for you!"

How I live my faith

I love being a Bishop. It's the hardest thing I have done in my life but the rewards follow closely along with that path. I've had so many incredible experiences where divine echoes followed right after to know that this earthly life is just scratching the surface of something greater. I've never felt like I couldn't trust in the Lord...my whole life has been not always easy but protected. I felt like I've been watched over if that makes any sense to anyone but me. As a Bishop, there is not much you're not involved in...from paying the bills of the Ward building to conducting funerals and marriage ceremonies to listening to people's problems that prevent them from living a peaceful life. It's truly amazing. I feel "stretched and blessed".