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Hi I'm Fred Sandor

A convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am a husband, father, grandfather and businessman. I am a mormon.

About Me

I met my wife in the spring of 1998. She came in for a job interview, and I not only hired her, but I married her. I was thirty seven when we met and I was living an extremely worldly life. Very self absorbed and self centered. I had "things", but nothing of eternal value. At the time my wife was a single mother of four beautiful children, something I had no experience in. My first experience with the church was attending a fast and testimony meeting. Prior to the testimonies being shared, a father stood up in a circle with a group of men and began giving his newborn daughter a blessing. My heart completely crumbled. I felt a connection that I all of a sudden longed for. I was baptized on Easter Sunday in the year 2000. Two weeks later, my wife and I were married. We had a civil ceremony which was simple and beautiful and her four children were all a part of the ceremony. Fourteen months later I became a dad for the first time. My wife gave birth to a beautiful little girl in 2001 and a few months later we traveled to Utah and were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity. Our second beautiful little girl was born two years later in 2003. Two sweet and adorable little girls. For a man who thought children were not in the cards, it was quite a change. A good change. Fast forward seventeen years later, and I am not only a father to six amazing children, but also a grandfather to eleven precious grandchildren. They call me Poppy.

Why I am a Mormon

I chose to become LDS because I finally realized just what I was missing out on in life. My focus is no longer just me. The church has helped me understand full fold the meaning of family. Not just an earthly family, but an eternal family. I look at what I have now, and in the world's view it might not be much, but when I look at it with an eternal perspective, I am richly blessed.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as our Ward Mission Leader. I love every aspect of missionary work and find true joy in serving others. My wife and I own a wellness company and teach others how to improve their lifestyles. The Word of Wisdom is the base and foundation of our program. We work with clients all over the world struggling with obesity and other co-morbid health conditions. We've also had the wonderful opportunity of working with young men and young women who want to serve missions. Some of these individuals struggle with their weight and because of the health risks associated with that, they are unable to serve. It's great to see them progress, improve their health and enter the mission field.