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Hi I'm Glenn

I and a father of 4 in my 40s living in Cleveland Ohio while remaining a frustrated sports fan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Category Manager working at a major greeting card company specifically for a major retailer. I love sports and specifically my Cleveland teams as well as college basketball - March Madness is my favorite time of year. I am a father in my 40s raising 4 children with my beautiful and supportive wife. We met while attending BYU and she moved from Modesto California to Cleveland Ohio after she graduated. We were soon married after that and currently are raising 3 daughters and one son.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon from birth, but not only because I was raised in the church. There comes a time in all member's lives where they have to stop relying on the testimony of others (my parents) and develop their own testimony. Growing up in the church, I prepared myself to serve a 2 year mission at the age of 19. Knowing that this would involve the 2 year commitment, I needed a personal testimony to allow me to serve and teach effectively. In reading the Book of Mormon, I was able to take Moroni's challenge - to pray to see if what I was reading was the truth. By the power of the Holy Ghost I was able to have the truthfulness of it confirmed. By this, I knew that Joseph Smith was able to restore the gospel to the earth and was the first prophet in our day. I always accepted Jesus Christ as my Savior. His atonement was for all and that was how I am able to repent of my sins. I am so lucky that I have the ability to pray to my Heavenly Father in his name to receive guidance. I also know that with my testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ there is no better way to raise my children and allow them to have the same experience that I had - to lean on my testimony for a season until they are old enough to build their own testimonies. Family is such an important part of the gospel and I know that we can be together forever when we pass from this life.

How I live my faith

I serve actively in the church. There is no paid ministry so the members are asked to participate whether it is a teacher or the Bishop. I serve to the best of my ability and have been able to grow in each calling that I have had. I also carry my religion with me into the work place and everywhere I go. I may not declare it from the rooftops, but I do my best to represent the religion that I follow. Being an example is the best way for me to live my faith. Simple things like not swearing, smoking, drinking coffee, talking about church activities, etc. allow me to stand out from the crowd and be noticed.