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Hi I'm R. Orr

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

About Me

I'm a business development manager for a company that makes optical systems. I have a masters degree in optical engineering and I enjoy swimming, running, and family. Thanks to the two years I spent in Brazil, I speak fluent portuguese.

Why I am a Mormon

My membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of the things that I treasure most in my life. I was baptized when I was eight years old and served a full-time mission. The overwhelming sense of love and concern for me as an individual that I feel from God as I have learned about Him in the church helps me when times are tough.

How I live my faith

My faith affects every aspect of my life. At church, I advise the young men ages 16-18 in our local congregation. We do service projects like food drives and yard clean-up. We also have weekly activities to help prepare the young men for the future. I help the young men to plan and execute these activities. I also prepare spiritual messages each Sunday to share with the young men to help them learn God's commandments and prepare for service in the church and community. I also enjoy music and frequently participate in choirs, solos and instrumental numbers at church.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

R. Orr
God, our Heavenly Father, has given us the desire to procreate to bring husbands and wives in committed relationships together for the purpose of turning them into a single family unit. This provides a safe environment for children to be brought into the world, where they can be reared by a mother and father who love them and are committed to providing for their physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs. Pornography must be recognized as a corruption of this ideal, as a virtual placebo that keeps men and women from forming healthy committed relationships. By understanding more about our Heavenly Father's plan for our eternal happiness we can resist the temptation to view pornography and develop healthy family relationships. Show more Show less