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Hi I'm David

I'm a pianist. I'm a pilot. I'm a dentist. I'm a father of five. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California, but grew up in Washington, specifically in a small town called Yelm. I attended BYU, served a mission to Arizona for 2 years, and attended dental school in Ohio. I have five wonderful children, four girls and one boy. I have the best spouse one could ever hope to have. I have a private dental practice in Puyallup and work with six amazing ladies. I have played the piano since I was a kid, and you'll often find me in my personal office at work playing the piano in-between patients. I am also a pilot that enjoys being upside down as much as right side up.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon by choice. Though I was raised in the Mormon church since birth, like everyone else, I had to discover for myself wether this was the church for me. Though I have many uncles and cousins that are pastors of other denominations whom I love and respect, I have found for myself a sense of peace and happiness with the Mormon faith. I believe that it teaches a way of life that constantly brings an abundance of joy to my life, to living, to my family; and gives me and my family necessary direction. I truly believe that this church contains the truths necessary to have a life after this on with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ if we so desire that. I also believe that it gives one a moral and ethical foundation which if followed would bring peace and happiness to individuals, to families, to nations, to all that might heeds it s counsel. I am a Mormon because I love the Mormon faith and all it entails. I am a Mormon because I have a deep and abiding love for my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and I feel that the principles taught in this church allow me to have a deeper relationship with DIety. I am a Mormon because of my wife and children, and because of the belief in the Mormon faith that we can continue these family relationships into the next life; and I so do want that. I am a Mormon because I believe it to be true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in how I live my life. My life is not separate from my faith. All I am and do is because of the principles of my faith. I am given countless opportunities to serve others, and enjoy the opportunities when they come. I have played the organ and piano during worship services, for different choirs, and have been able to share my faith with others through my music. I have shared my love of flying with many others; and when doing so it has been a time of reflection and perspective flying high above the earth looking down upon the wonders that have been created for us by a loving Creator. I live my faith in the way I teach and interact with my children and my wife. My life is a reflection of my faith.