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Hi I'm Paul

I grew up in Colorado and love mountains. I am a Computer Scientist and ref high school basketball and football. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of six children, 4 girls and 2 boys. I love sports and ref high school football and basketball to stay involved with the kids and with the sports. I lived in Argentina for a couple of years and speak Spanish. I work at a multi-national computer company and love to travel. Our oldest daughter has special needs, so my wife and I do a lot of volunteer work with educators and professionals to help them understand the perspective of raising a child with a disability and the dynamics of improving their lives and our interactions with them. When not with family, reffing, or at work, I love to read and ride my bicycle.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe Jesus Christ lives and that He wants us to be happy. We have a loving Heavenly Father who only wants us to have a fulness of joy and return to Him after this life. To that end, They have provided us guidance in terms of a living prophet and ongoing revelation, personal and as a church, to aid us return to Their presence. I'm a Mormon because the church is vibrant, connected by revelation to Heavenly Father, and teaches me to take care of my needs spiritually and physically so that I can be able to help others do likewise. Helping others and refining ourselves is what brings true happiness for the long-term. I believe that is what Jesus would do if He were here today.

How I live my faith

I try to be better every day and follow the example of Jesus Christ. I try to spend as much time as possible with my family and help them learn and grow and be obedient to the commandments. Every day, my goal is to read from the scriptures (the Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon) and communicate with my Heavenly Father through prayer morning and night. I try to be a better person every day and be a supportive husband and father. I spend considerable time each week working on behalf of the youth of our congregation, both young men and young women, and enjoy the interactions I have with them. I regularly visit the home of several families in our congregation, those that come often and those who come rarely, to see if there is anything they need that I can help with. I am blessed for being around so many positive and uplifting people which helps me be better.