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Hi I'm Caleb

I'm a husband, physics graduate student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student who enjoys learning and exercising, spending time with my family, and of course with my friends. I've spent several years abroad with my family and then for church service and my studies. I love learning more about other cultures. I'm currently a graduate student studying physics and conducting research on organic optical devices. I teach a class of energetic three year olds at church on Sundays with my wife. Grad school is an exciting time in my life: it is full of challenges that force me to grow, and decisions that will shape who I become. The gospel of Jesus Christ is a guide for me in this developmental period. It is not always easy to do, I believe but maintaining a focus on the plan God has for me will help me be happy and fulfill my potential.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught about the gospel from the time I was young. As I have grown I have gained my own conviction that God lives and that this is the true Church of Jesus Christ. The more I see of life and the world, the more I realize how blessed I am to have the peace and happiness brought by living the by Christ's teachings and am increasingly grateful for his guidance in my life. I know that he answers my prayers and is conscious of what I face in my life. I know that this is the true church because I am living it!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to remember Jesus everyday. That includes reading the scriptures, praying, remaining positive to try to uplift people around me, occasionally speaking or teaching lessons in church meetings, and keeping my conduct in line with the standards of the Church. Its more about who I am and affects the way I approach living my life.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are beautiful. Just saying. They are also capable and virtuous. To answer this question, I think 'equality' needs to be clarified a little. While no gender is more important than the other, we are fundamentally different and our roles and talents as men and women compliment each other. I have the greatest respect for women and girls. Their leadership, support, and contributions are absolutely vital to the church and the work of God, and, of course, they look a lot better while they are doing it. Show more Show less