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Hi I'm Chris

I grew up in California. I'm a computer programmer. I love the theater. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up learning a lot about computers, which turned into a Computer Science degree and has me currently working on websites. I also love the theater. I did a lot of plays and musicals in high school, a little bit in college. Even though I don't quite have the talent to pursue more acting, I love seeing plays and was able to study theater history in college. I'm recently married and am really enjoying my new life with my wife. I work while she finishes school, and when she's done we'll see where life takes us.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in this church. At an early age I saw the happiness that my family and others associated with church, and knew that it was a good thing. As I learned more about the gospel, especially as I started to read the scriptures on my own, I felt for myself the love of God and the love of Jesus Christ. I know that they love me. I know that the church was given to us so that we could become closer to them, and so that we could become more like them: kind, loving, patient, and charitable. The promised blessings of peace in this world, and to be with my family forever after help me to be kind to them now. It helps me to know why and how I should love my family. And I know that ultimately everything will be just fine. That there isn't anything bad that happens to us that can't be fixed by God. It's helps me when things aren't going well, because I know that things will be better soon. It means I can be happy, even when things are at their worst. I know this because I feel God's love for me in my trials, I feel it in the gospel, I feel it in my family, and I feel it in the church. In feel this love when I pray. I feel it when I feel the comfort of the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I try my best to live my faith. I think the part I like best is the constant invitation to become like our Savior. It seems the most meaningful experiences and the most wonderful feelings come from practicing charity and love in my family, with my friends, and among those I attend church with. I've served my church in various administrative roles recently, such as helping to keep track of the member records and serving as a secretary for the men's group. In my marriage, my wife and I are praying together and studying the scriptures together. It has had a powerful effect on us, helping us to put aside our differences and grow closer together. We hope to share these blessings with our future children.