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Hi I'm Stuart Allen

I am an undergraduate in physics, math, and chemistry. I have a love of family, teaching, and science. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am in my mid-twenty's, and am almost finished with my undergraduate degree in physics and chemistry. I have always had a passion for science ever since I was a kid, and love understanding how the universe works. I have done research in optics, acoustics, and radiation-proofing circuits. I also recently developed a love of teaching. When I went on my mission to Canada I learned that helping someone understand something is one of the most uplifting and life-changing things you can do for them. Since then I have decided on becoming a high school teacher in physics, math, and chemistry. I also have participated in many physics demo shows for kids to help them love and understand science. Beyond that I love going out into nature and observing its wonders I also enjoy painting, music, reading literature, and having wholesome fun with friends. I recently got married to an amazing woman, Summer Mcd. She is working as I finish my school, which has some of its own trials and struggles, but we love it and are happy. We are very happy and in love, and are enjoying the process of continuing courtship. I also grew up in a very large family, and love spending time with my brothers and sisters. For the most part I like to live a quiet life, with family and friends, and teaching those with open minds the wonders of God and of His creations.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in a Mormon family, but I was not raised in a Mormon community. It was difficult as I grew up being one of the few people of my faith in my school. I had to ask myself a lot if this was something I really believed in. I can't really point at a certain time that I realized that it was true, but I can say that my knowledge that this is Christ's true gospel has grown as I have prayed and continued to learn. It is more than just being raised in it, or even a comfortable habit. I have experimented and studied, listened and prayed, and as long as I have been open minded as well as believing, everything the Mormon church as well as science all makes sense and lines up. Now the more I learn, whether in the classroom or in the scriptures, it enriches my knowledge that this is true, and it makes me happy. I know that God does exist, that He is the Lord of the Universe, that his son is Jesus Christ, and that the Mormon church is Christ's true church. I am grateful for it, and it helps me realize who I am and why this is really important. I am happy for the chance to teach this to my children, and to help them figure this out for themselves because that's what good teachers and parents are supposed to do in my opinion.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by looking for little things to help out. I have learned from experience that one of the greatest services that I can give is to lift someone up who is feeling sad and to help those who are struggling. First in this list of those I serve is my wife. I let her know each day that I love her and that she is important to me. I try to visit other people in my classes and our apartment complex and become friends with them, and just let them know that my wife and I are there for them. I also take the time to read the words of my savior, Jesus Christ, both by myself and with my wife so that we can make our hearts and lives more like his. We also take regular weekly time to develop our family apart from church. We still go to church, and it is a huge help to us, but family time outside of church or school is key to a happy home. We still have a lot to work on, but we are having a lot of fun along the way.