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Hi I'm Stu Remali

I'm a Mormon. I joined the Church at the age of 27, in 1970. I have a wife and 3 children and currently 5 granchildren

About Me

I'm a 67 year old Grandfather who likes to fish, and dabble in woodworking. We enjoy camping, especially in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where the air is so fresh it's almost like it's manufactured there. My wife and I have three children, two girls and a boy. All are adults and married and have blessed us with 5 grandchildren. We find that the Church and it's activities and responsibilities are the most wholesome things a family could participate in. Having the Priesthood is a solemn honor. As a result my wife and I work in the Louisville Temple and look forward to working in the Indianapolis Temple soon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was very resistant to the message of the Church at first. I grew up a Catholic and although I was not a practicing member, the teachings and warnings I learned as I grew up had a residual effect that made investigating another Church difficult. My wife was a member of the LDS faith when we were married and were married in a LDS chapel. Our arrangement as far as religion was concerned was that the children would be raised as LDS. After our first daughter was born I became hesitant and requested that she be baptised in the Catholic Church and blessed in the Mormon Church so all bases might be covered. I just didn't believe in one faith or any for that matter, I just wanted to cover the bases so to speak. It wasn't until 4 years after we were married that a conversation at work with a Jehovah's Witness that I was promted to investigate the LDS faith. The fellow at work said that there was no modern revelation given to man and I, being rather argumentative, objected to his assertion and used Mormonism as an example. Well one thing led to another and all of a sudden I'm defending my wife' religion. So to be better prepared I thought it best to be taught it's doctrine. That led to me trying out Moroni 10;3-5 and as promised I received a testimony that the Book of Mormon is true. If the book is true then Joseph was a prophet and there is then only one true Church on the earth, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Later my testimony was challenged when it came time to pay tithing and as I was obedient blessings came and testimonies grew. We have been blessed all through our time in the Church and I cannot imagine how my life would have turned out without the Gospel as our guide.

How I live my faith

I currently work in the Louisville Temple on the 2nd Friday afternoon and 2nd Saturday of the month. We also work when there are 5 Fridays and/or Saturdays in the month. In addition I function as the ward membership clerk and am a home teacher to 4 families. I've raised my children to be good contributing citizens to their communities and professions.All of them have finished college and have advanced degrees. My son served a mission and my daughters are both excellent teachers in public schools. We try to be good examples and neighbors every day. "If there is anything trustworthy or of good report, we seek after these..."