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Hi I'm Doyle

I am a husband, a dad, and a telecom project manager. I like to follow politics. I enjoy cooking. ....and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a project manager who works in the wireless telecom towers industry. I enjoy cooking good food, following politics, and learning about new technologies. Also, I often volunteer time as a leader with a local Boy Scouts of America troop. I am the father of three, and my wife and I have been married for more than 19 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an actively practicing Latter-Day Saint family, so I grew up going to church every week. I decided to stay with it for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons I stay is this: the more I see of life, the more I realize that the timeless values and standards taught by the LDS church are a seriously solid foundation to build my life on. I really like the feeling of confidence that it gives me to know exactly what to teach my kids (and other young people for that matter) about the truths of life, and about how they can find real and lasting peace. There is a lot of uncertainty out there about the truths of life these days. Many people seem unsure about what values to live by and about what brings us happiness--particularly as "moral relativism" has become a very common philosophy. I stay with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because of my personal life experiences: to the extent that I actually live the way Christ teaches, I have peace in my life. For me, the bottom line really is just that simple.

How I live my faith

When I think about the question of how I live my faith, the sorts of things that come to mind are things like attending church meetings and praying regularly. While I typically do okay on all that, it seems to me that the essence of this question is more about how I try to apply and actually live the teachings of Jesus Christ in my daily life. The specific activities that constitute real-world expressions of my faith change every so often. But generally, I like to take opportunities to help neighbors, friends, or others in the community, and also willingly fill assignments at church. Right now, most of my current efforts to live my faith center around working with the young men of the local LDS congregation and their parents as the Boy Scout Committee Chairman. I really like the opportunity to help keep our Scouting program organized and functioning properly. It is especially gratifying to me to see young men, who I have directly worked with in Scouting, complete high achievements such as earning the Eagle Scout rank and/or go off to college, well prepared to become strong leaders. In addition to Scouting, other chances serve others often come up. And I try to always jump in and volunteer when I can. For example, there have been a number of disaster relief projects that have been organized by the Church in recent years. Participation in these projects has proven to be a lot of intense hard physical work--but, as always happens when one serves others, it was all very fulfilling. Although helping with service projects is definitely part of living one's faith in Christ, when it comes down to the ultimate bottom line, I suppose that truly living our faith is most visible in our daily interactions with others. That is where living the teachings of Jesus Christ really count. So, I always try to treat others with kindness and respect. While I do not always do this perfectly, to the extent that I am able to live my faith, life really is happier.