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Hi I'm Dale

I'm a twin. I'm married to my best friend. I'm a dad of five awesome kids. I'm a Physicist. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

First and foremost, I'm a husband and a dad. I have five great kids that bring daily joy to my life. I love to see them grow and learn and love the world they are in. My wife and I feel overwhelmed constantly, but it seems each day our children give us reminders of the gift that they are from a loving Heavenly Father. My children help remind me why I love being a scientist. After years of schooling to complete my PhD in Physics, I now enjoy working as a Research Scientist to invent new things. I get to tell my kids about what I am doing and we have fun doing experiments of our own at home.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and have always felt grateful for my heritage. I enjoy telling my children now of their heritage. As a teenager I fell in love with the Book of Mormon. I continue to learn from this great book as I read and ponder its teachings each day. Just as important I recognize that reading daily from the Book of Mormon brings a peace and balance into my life that I do not find any other way. In one verse, the prophet Moroni declares, "Wherefore, I, Moroni, am commanded to write these things that evil may be done away, and that the time may come that Satan may have no power upon the hearts of the children of men, but that they may be persuaded to do good continually, that they may come unto the fountain of all righteousness and be saved." The book persuades me to do good continually and I look forward to seeing its message spread throughout the world.

How I live my faith

Service in the church brings a satisfaction and a sense that I am part of something so much bigger than myself. My parents taught me while a youth that service brings blessings both to those we reach out to as well as to ourselves. I know the dear 95 year-old sister that I visited weekly with my family loved our visits, our songs, and our youthfulness, but those visits were invaluable to me and my siblings as well. Such opportunities as a youth prepared me to serve as a missionary in Chile for two years. I continue to take joy in helping and loving others. And now I can continue the legacy as I invite my children to serve at my side and as I have been called to work with the youth in our local congregation.