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Hi I'm Bruce.

I am seventy, and happily married to my wife of forty-five years. I am recently retired as a college professor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

During 1960 to 1962, I was a missionary in Argentina. I am a retired college professor of Physical Education. Over a forty year period, I taught teacher education classes as well as gymnastics, and golf courses. I was also a college administrator. We have three grown children and thirteen grandchildren. We have been church service missionaries-something we looked forward to for years. We have been to the Holy Land-an experience that strengthened our understanding of Jesus Christ and His mission here on earth. I love to play golf even though I am far from being a really good golfer. During the good weather I usually play once a week.

Why I am a Mormon

While I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints all my life, my deep and abiding faith in the principles and practices of my faith have come gradually. I know there is a God and that His son Jesus Christ is my personal Savior. I derive daily strength from reading the scriptures and work to apply the principles Christ taught. I am convinced that God our Heavenly Father knows each of us personally and loves us without end. Most importantly, I believe the Heavens are open and God reveals himself to prophets and apostles today as in ancient times.

How I live my faith

My personal mission is to be kind, and as best as I can, understand other people's circumstances. I believe it is better to see a sermon by the way a person lives their life than to preach one. Serving as a lay minister to our local congregation has helped me in this endeavor.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. When my father and mother passed away I was certainly very sad but I knew that I would see them again and enjoy a very happy reunion. When I visit their grave sites it is I time for reviewing what good parents they were. I have four brothers and we a very close. When we have bi-annual reunions we spend a lot of time reflecting on the wonderful family life we have had together. Show more Show less