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Hi I'm P. Rasmussen

I'm a Mormon. I have 1 wife, 6 children, & 17 grandchildren - I love them all. My wife and I are missionaries now; we're excited.

About Me

I was reared in and now live in Utah; but have also lived in Minot, North Dakota; Denver, Colorado; Peru; and Taiwan. I retired from the computer industry. I really enjoy being a grandfather; it's the greatest. My current favorite "hobbies" are serving in my Mormon church and volunteering for Amateur (HAM) radio service projects. I like to listen to uplifting music and my current favorites are "Alex Boye", "Lindsey Stirling", and "The Piano Guys" on YouTube - they are all musicians who are also Mormons.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an LDS family and was baptized the day I turned 8 years old. Some may think I was brain-washed but that is NOT so. I developed a testimony of our Savior Jesus Christ and a testimony that He restored His Gospel and authority as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I prayed and the Holy Spirit confirmed that testimony -- I know it is true. I love Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the great family with which they blessed me.

How I live my faith

UPDATE My sweet wife and I have been called on a live-at-home full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We start August 3, 2015 for 18 months (and maybe more). We will be assisting international missionaries at the Provo Missionary Training Center (see https://www.lds.org/locations/missionary-training-centers). PREVIOUS I really enjoy attending church meetings every week. I pray daily and before meals. Occasionally I teach a lesson about the gospel to a class of adult males who hold the priesthood office of High Priest. Like many Mormon Church units, we publish a newsletter once a month -- I am the editor. I am also the webmaster for my ward. I really enjoy sharing information about the Gospel, about emergency preparedness, and timely topics for my neighbors.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

P. Rasmussen
My parents, grandparents all my progenitors have passed on. I am positive they are in an eternal kingdom, in an life far better than we have now on earth. My father lost sight in one eye on earth but I know he can see perfectly now. My grandfather was very hard of hearing the last years of his mortal life but I know he can hear perfectly now. Jesus said, "In my Father's house are many mansions" (John 14: 2) I know he as prepared a wonderful mansion for each of us, based on what we deserve. Show more Show less