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Hi I'm Brett

I live in Idaho. I am an Electrical Engineer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to my sweetheart and we have six kids. My oldest son is married and has a son now. My first grandson. My second son and oldest daughter are in college. I am the only male at home now, unless you count Jake, our dog. I have three wonderful daughters as well, and life is great. My wife and I recently qualified to be foster parents. We have had the opportunity of bringing foster kids into our home several times. This keeps our lives very interesting. My family is currently involved in a community musical, called Footloose. I am the preacher in the show, and I am so nervous because I have never done anything like this before. It is fun, though, to do this as a family. I work at a Semiconductor Company as a process integration engineer. It is a challenging, yet rewarding job. I love engineering, because I get to solve technical problems. I also serve as the Bishop of our ward, so I am very, very busy. I enjoy playing disc golf and camping. As a family, we love travelling. In fact we just went on our first cruise last January to the Western Carribean. We had a blast.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a Mormon, though I haven't always appreciated it. My testimony of the gospel has grown so much, as I serve in various callings in the church. As a missionary, serving in Nagoya, Japan my testimony really became solid. I continue to read the scriptures daily and pray. I hope to be able to return to live with my Heavenly Father some day.

How I live my faith

I try to keep doing the basics in my life everyday. I pray to my Heavenly Father many times each day. I also read from the scriptures everyday. These are just the basics, but are so important to keep myself in tune with the Holy Spirit. I enjoy attending church each week. As I serve as the Bishop of my ward, I spend a lot of time in meetings, but what I enjoy the most is the one-on-one time, where I get to know the members of my congregation more. When I need to help someone through the repentance process, of course I am so sad for what has happened, but I am also thrilled that this person wants to make a change in their life for the better. It is such a humbling experience to visit with them regularly, and very rewarding when I can see the changes that are made in their lives. I really get a chance to feel the love of the Savior for each person. It gives me hope in my own life that I can really make it through difficult times.