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Hi I'm Rahn

I grew up in San Diego, California. I am an accountant and computer systems auditor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy creating new things. From creating beauty in my background garden to creating stained glass art. I marvel at the opportunities God has given us to participate in beautifying the world He created. I am a certified public accountant working as an internal auditor in a large non-profit organization. I have been married to my best friend for forty years. Our eight children are the joy of our lives.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that there is a right way to live that brings happiness and peace. My personal life experiences and my observations of the lives of friends and family has confirmed to me this great truth. God has given us a plan of happiness. Jesus Christ taught us these truths and when we use the great blessing of agency, the ability to make choices, to follow Him, He will strengthen us, heal us, and change us.

How I live my faith

I love to teach. My years of church service and my profession have both provided me with opportunities to travel and teach all over the world. I have taught professional seminars on tax return preparation, auditing practices, self-improvement and life skills, and budgeting skills ... I have even taught ice cream making. What brings my greatest joy, I have taught sunday school classes, congregations, and informal gospel study groups the truths which God has revealed to guide our lives and help us find happiness. I never tire of watching the faces of people as they grasp new and life-changing principles.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Sometimes the word is used to express contempt. (In those cases, it is rarely said in kindeness.) But in my experience, when most people refer to Mormonism as a "cult", they are usually just "parroting back" what they have heard others say. Though they are using a strong and negative word to describe Mormonism, it is usually done innocently without malice in their hearts. When these same individuals take time to learn some of our beliefs and get to know who we are, they rarely describe us with that word anymore. The darkness of ignorance always gives way to the light of understanding. Show more Show less