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Hi I'm Paul

I'm an engineer, a Dad, and an Arizonan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to be active, I exercise daily including hiking, basketball, weights, and spinning. It makes for great activities to do with my wife, adult daughters and teenage son. I like to take photographs, and work on that skill. I travel a lot for my job. I'm a digital engineer. I make presentations, meet customers, and write a lot. We spend a lot of time on family activities, supporting our kids. All of my kids play the piano, and my daughters had long dance and volleyball/basketball activies. Now I go to my son's swim meets. I enjoy reading about blogs and hearing from my daughters, now that they are out of state going to University.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, and come from a great family. I served a church mission that impacted me, and attended BYU. At this point in my life, I consider following Christ and living the gospel to be a conscious choice, that makes me a better person, and is good for my family. I always want to show my gratitude to my Father in Heaven for what He has done for me, and feel He cares about me in a long-term and everyday way. I've felt His love in both miraculous and indirect ways.

How I live my faith

I served as leader for our ward Priesthood Group, which generally represents men starting in their 40s. Working with two assistants and a secretary, we plan Sunday lessons for our weekly meetings, and organize assignments to visit families in our group, which includes single women. Sometimes we are called on for service to help people settle in, or fix something broken at a widow's home. I use my engineering skills to tutor math at a community center for at-risk junior and high school students.

In whom should we have faith?

We believe in Christ. He has the power to save, meaing the power to change our lives and take us back to Heavenly Father. We believe we must have faith in Jesus to return to Heavenly Father, repent, be baptized, and try to continue to live a Christ-like life. Through Him, we become the better kind of people we should be to want to live that kind of person. Show more Show less