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Hi I'm David

I was born and raised in the state of Idaho, and work on improving myself each and every day. I am a Mormon!

About Me

Growing up in the part of Idaho that I have has given me many advantages throughout my life. Being on the outskirts of a fairly large metropolitan area, I've been able to enjoy both the exciting activities of City life, as well as the beauty of the outdoors and farmland out skirting the area. This area continues to grow at a rapid pace, but I do not forget the wonderful memories of my youth, helping my father with farm work and enjoying all the mountain experiences with my family, hiking, skiing, camping, rafting, and so much more. Throughout my formal education, I was very active in sports. I started out in the Optimist football program, and then followed in the footsteps of my two brothers, in running Cross Country and participating in Track and Field, later in Junior High and Highschool. In my free time other than physical activities I enjoy computer games, movies, spending time with friends, and crafting. Since graduation I have spent the last two years at a moving company saving up money for my full time Mission to Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I have grown up in the Mormon faith, and been a member since the age of eight, I think it is safe to say, that I have not always been the best member. There have been many times in my past, when I pitted my will against Gods, when I allowed my prideful heart to distance myself from the loving arms of my savior. Thankful I am, to have been born of goodly parents, who have taught me in my youth to love the lord, and continue to serve, as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ in as many ways as they can. Through the blessings of these examples, and many more, and through the small instances, when I received a true, and very real testimony of the truthfulness of this Gospel. In times of despair in my life, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is the only means by which I was able to find myself again. to find joy and meaning in my life again. I am a Mormon, because quite frankly I cannot imagine my life, without the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost in my life, and the utilization of the great, all encompassing, all loving, and all power atonement of Jesus Christ, who allows me to become something far greater than anything that I've ever been able to become on my own, and who allows me to become something better than I was before, each and every day, as I choose to love him, and follow his example. I testify that he lives, that he loves each and every one of us, indiscriminately and yet very individually. He is the only means by which mankind might be saved from spiritual and physical death, and be able to obtain a fullness of joy in the presence of God again. I testify that he leads and directs this church, which contains the fullness of his gospel, even through revelation given to his chosen prophets, seers, and revelators on the earth today. As a witness of the divinity and divine role of Jesus Christ, I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

Living a Christ centered life is no easy task, and it requires work and dedication in every aspect of my life, every day. I I try to live my faith through consistent scripture study and prayer each day, and earnestly looking inward upon myself to see what improvements the Lord has for me to make daily. I seek to follow his will by fulfilling my Church duties and responsibilities of visiting with the members of our congregation, ensuring their spiritual and physical needs are met, and to teach uplift and to edify our members. I accomplish these endeavors and many more, as I meet with members, visit them in their homes, and teach Sunday school lessons to members my age. I seek to follow the counsel of church authorities as church policies and gospel principles are taught and enacted. In the book of James its says, that "Faith, if it hath not works is dead, being alone, yeah, a man may say, thou hast faith, and I have works, show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show you my faith by my works." the New Testament also exclaims that "ye are the light of the world, a city that is set on a hill cannot be hid, neither do me light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candle stick, and it giveth light unto all who are in the house, wherefore let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father, which art in heaven." so In short, I guess I might say, that I try to live my faith best, by following the example of the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ.