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Hi I'm J

I am a life long citizen of the USA. I work in the power generation utility industry. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I currently work as a Instrument & Controls Specialist for a electrical power generation company. As a young man, with the goal of working in the power generation industry, I attended college and obtained a degree in Electrical & Automation Technology. While at college, I was fortunate to meet the young lady that would become my wife, life partner, and best friend. Together, we have given birth to 4 children, their current ages spanning 4 to 21. My wife, while raising our children, attended college part time for several years in order to obtain a license as a registered nurse and is now working in that profession. We enjoy spending relaxing simple moments with family, and making good memories of our time together. One of our prominent goals at this time in our lives, is to afford our children their college educations. Education is light and knowledge. It promotes and enables self-improvement, a necessary step toward achieving a measure of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. It enhances our ability to interact with and serve those we know and love and those at large; keys to happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

I chose to be baptized in the LDS (Mormon) faith at the age of 8. As an adult many years later, I choose to remain in this faith because my adherence over time to its fundamental principles and beliefs has produced many of the positive consequences and qualities of life promised to us by the Lord Jesus Christ and his chosen prophets, both ancient and modern. We believe that when we obey his commandments, we are strengthened, and thus prepare ourselves to accept greater responsibility and a subsequently greater blessing. In this manner we are able to progress toward fulfilling the purpose of our creation and the full measure of our potential.

How I live my faith

For my faith to benefit me, my existence must benefit others. We do not live in a vacuum. While each of us is responsible for our own decisions, the quality of our lives is undoubtedly affected by our interaction with others. Over the course of a lifetime, there are so many people who are influenced directly and indirectly by one's actions, words, attitude, and achievements; either positively or negatively. On a individual level, It might be said that the outcome of our lives is largely a product of our accumulated habits. Each week and every day is a new goal and challenge to develop and strengthen good habits while overcoming harmful ones. Mormons are not served by a paid clergy within our respective congregations, the latter functioning on the volunteer efforts of the membership. One way I live my faith, is the acceptance over the years of multiple callings to serve within the local congregation in various capacities. By design, a conscientious fulfillment of these callings fosters personal growth and development. Living the Mormon faith also means serving in various capacities in the community at large. One way I accomplish this is by paying tithing and giving other monetary donations to the church. In so doing, I am able to contribute to the Church's local, national, and international efforts to assist those in need. Another way I accomplish this, is thru my employment whereby I have had the opportunity to volunteer for multiple service projects to restore, repair, and enhance the facility used by the local chapter of the Boys & Girls Club of America. One keystone of our faith is the belief that no success in life can compensate for failure in the home. Developing the faith to live a righteous life, in turn helps to ensure success in our most important and rewarding personal relationships.