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Hi I'm Paul

I'm a happily married Father of 5. I love using technology with engineering. I'm a rocket scientist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love exploring and learning. I have B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and systems engineering. I speak Russian. I love playing with Legos with my kids. I have explored around the world (Russia, China, Japan, Germany, Bahamas, Canada, etc.). I have a passion for using technology to aid in better engineering processes. I am a dad of 5 amazing kids. I love to take my sweet wife on weekly dates.

Why I am a Mormon

To me being a Mormon is to follow the example of our Savior Jesus Christ and try to emulate his example in all we do and say. Practicing Mormons are given opportunities to improve, serve, and become more like Jesus Christ. The doctrines associated with Mormonism help drive focus towards improving ourselves and our families. I want to be a good person and I feel I have so much to learn to make that happen. I love the associates I have with amazingly good people who are also Mormons. They and I are not perfect, but most are trying to be better. I feel near daily in my life the prompting influence of the Holy Spirit confirming in my heart true teachings. These feelings are uplifting and peaceful. I feel the Lord is guiding me and molding me for his purposes and to aid in strengthening myself and my family. I know the Lord has a plan for us to return to live with him. I have come to know the Lord has restored his church on the earth today with proper Priesthood authority as in times of old. I follow the words of a living prophet and apostles who teach the word of the Lord in terms that are relevant to us today. I read the scriptures as they bring me closer to God and help me understand my weaknesses and where I can improve. I have felt confirmation from the spirit that the Bible is the word of God; likewise I too have come to know the Book of Mormon is the word of God. The teachings in these scriptures help me in my daily life to become more like my Savior. After all we can do it is only by Jesus Christ we can be saved. I am grateful for promises made with him that will enable me to take advantage of his sacrifice and return to live with my Heavenly Father and Him someday with my family.

How I live my faith

I try to be genuine in all that I do and put my full heart into all I do. I love to look for opportunities to serve others and try to help make their loads a little lighter. Sometimes this is to the chagrin of my wife because I always have a healthy honey-do list at home. :) I look for opportunities to improve a little each day and try to keep my life in balance despite many activities with family, work, community, and church always pulling me in various directions.