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Hi I'm Marshall Masek

I'm a retired Mormon who loves to snow ski and fly fish.

About Me

All my life has been personally and professionally in the field of recreation. Working in state parks, university environments, and recreation districts placed me in posistions of knowing and meeting lots of people. I love people and the natural resources in which we all live or live near by. Now that I am officially "retired" I ty to spend more time participating in recreational activities. Two outdoor activities I especially enjoy are fly fishing and snow skiing. Colorado provides many opportunities for both outdoor interests. Shareing my love for the outdoors with my grandchildren is a delight, and we enjoy together many activities that bond us as a family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a person that enjoyed wholesome and pure activities in life. I can enjoy like many a simple sun rise, a robins' song, and a deer feeding in a medow. When the missionaries came to our door as a young boy their example was a very positive one for me. They shared ideas that just made a lot of sense. For example, as the missionaries taught about the word of wisdom I saw how alcholism was an adiction for some people, and how it destroyed not only individual lives, but the lives of their families. It made complete sense to me to avoid such a practice. I often wondered why there were so many different churches in the world. As the missionaries taught about prophets, the apostasy, the restoration of God's church through a prophet, and the atonement of Jesus Christ all these truths helped me understand why I felt and believed the way that I did. Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a natural and wonderful part of my life for the past 55+ years. I am so grateful for the gift of the Holy Ghost given to me as I was baptized and confirmed a member of Christ's church by one having the authority or priesthood of God.

How I live my faith

It is important to me to have friends with similar values, and being a Mormon brings me so many opportunities to enjoy life. I live my faith by just being who I really am. One of the programs in the church is called "Home Teaching". Through home teaching we are asked to visit several families on a monthly basis. Some of the families I visit monthly have become my very best friends. Being a Mormon is just a fun and natural way of living.