Junk Food: Kilwins Salted Caramel Ice Cream in their fresh made Waffle Cone
Activity: I enjoy tinkering with and 4 wheeling in my jeep. I would say working out also, but that's kind of my job too.
Verse: "Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” Matthew 19:24
My name is Alphonse Monthei and I'm 41 years old, a born again Christian, faithful husband, dedicated father, and a personal trainer by trade.
My parents were pretty young, my Dad was 24 and my mom was 22, when I was born in Atlantic City, NJ in 1974. My fathers job transferred us from Philadelphia, to Massachusetts, to Florida, and then to Detroit all within 3 years. When I was 5 years old my mom asked me one day if I wanted to stay in Detroit or move back to Florida. When I said I choose Florida, my mom and I moved back to Florida without my dad. I didn't realize it then but my parents had decided to divorce, and this was the most traumatic event of my childhood.
After that I grew up in South Florida living here since 1981. I had no exposure to Christianity or much of any religion growing up. Actually, I grew up without a father present in my home and unaware I had a Heavenly Father who would love me, but all that changed around the year 2000.
I met my wife Ann in 2000 and one thing which really attracted me to her was that I thought she was an amazing mother who would do anything for her then 3 year old child, Gavin. About this same time The Lord began revealing himself to me through some friends and bible reading. Ann and I were married in 2003 and came to Christ together a few years after. Now that we are married for 12 years I know I was right about Ann she has proven to be the best wife and mother a husband could ask for, and we now have 2 more children who will confirm it.
God is great and he has blessed us with His grace and love!