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Hi I'm Dennis

I enjoy gardening. I am a Software Analyst. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah in the United States. I went on a mission for the LDS Church and served in Taiwan so I learned to speak Mandarin. I graduated from a university with a degree in Computer Science. I have worked in Colorado and Utah as a Software Analyst. I have been married for 20 years and have four children. We enjoy outdoor activities. My children are involved in band and orchestra. We like to garden. We enjoy going to Bear Lake in Idaho for our vacations.

Why I am a Mormon

I have discovered for myself that I need the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am convinced that their is no power greater than the Grace of Jesus Christ to change people's lives. God has helped me to overcome many problems in my life and has given me greater peace. As my wife and I teach the gospel to our children, we are overjoyed at the blessings they receive that protects them from the social ills that afflict so many young people today. Each day as I reach out in prayer to my Heavenly Father it opens a conduit for Him to bless me. I know He loves all of His children and waits to bless each of them. When we turn away from Him and get trapped in destructive behavior, we prevent Him from blessing us. It is only when I turn back to Him and ask Him for help that I receive strength to overcome. We need God's word in our lives each and every day. God has called people to teach us His word. We have prophets now just as the world did anciently.

How I live my faith

My wife and I have been called by my the leaders of our local congregation to teach Family History and Genealogy. We teach each Sunday those in our congregation who want to learn how to discover their ancestors and learn more about them. We are excited in this work. There is something that yearns in each person to know who they are and where they came from. Our great-grandfather may have left another land to settle here, but we still are interested to know about his ancestors in their lands and the customs they enjoyed. I have also had opportunities to serve others spiritually and physically. I served a mission in Taiwan for two years when I was young. Each day, I had the opportunity to go among the people and serve them and serve with them. I learned their language and their customs. I made many friends and found it so hard to leave them when it came time to come home. In my local congregation I have the opportunity to help people move in and out our neighborhood. I have lent my garden tiller to many so that they can start new gardens.