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Hi I'm Greg

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Wyoming. I like to call myself a Rocket Scientist since my life's work was in launching satellites.

About Me

I have 2 degrees in Electrical Engineering, and part of an MBA. I have worked for 3 aerospace companies launching satellites. Some went to outer space and some around the Earth. I am married; my wife Dianne and I have 9 children between us. It's a his/hers deal. We have 29 grandchildren and 2 great-grand children. One of my hobbies is making jewelry out of semi-precious stones and silver wire and plate. I cut the stones and solder the silver. I tell my family the jewelry is probably not worth much now and won't be in 100 years, but they will remember I made it. Another hobby is family history. So far I have identified around 5000 members of my extended family tree.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have read the Book of Mormon many times and know it to be true: the revealed word of God. I have a personal testimony of the divinity of Jesus Christ; I know he lived, died for me and was resurrected that I might live again with him should I prove to be worthy. The Mormon Church provides for me a complete understanding of where I was before coming to Earth to my parents, what my purpose is for being here and what are my possibilities after I pass from this life. It is a great comfort to me to have this understanding, that I am not just a something that exists for a while and then disappears from view and memory, but an eternal being who has a Heavenly Father and Mother and well as my Earthly parents and family. Though mostly for me the Mormon Church provides a blue print for my life. I don't have to follow that path, but want to as it provides peace, contentment and joy for my existence.

How I live my faith

I have been an active member of the Mormon Church my entire life. I have served as Bishop of a local ward and have held most of the positions available on a local level. I served a 2 year mission for the church in Canada: Alberta and Saskatchewan. It is interesting to look back at the few members in some of the areas I served and see they have grown a hundred fold in the 50 years since I was there. I was active in my community in Colorado in politics, serving as precinct chairman and on several campaigns. It was interesting to be a modest influence in the selection of political candidates and to promote their candidacy.