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Hi I'm Kevin

I grew up an "Air Force Brat." I am a father of three uniquely amazing daughters. I'm an engineer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a hard working father and an engineer in the semiconductor industry. My three Daughters are my life, even though two have left the nest and are making and leaving their mark on the world. My oldest Daughter was blessed with a son...giving me the cherished title of GRANDPA!! I love the outdoors, enjoy attending a wide range of events from sporting to theater (school performance to Broadway) and love to be active - if there's a sport/activity I am willing. I am very passionate about charity and either give or volunteer whenever and wherever I can.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up and even as an adult I attended many different churches and even different religions. Most, if not all, did one thing that I LOVED, they taught and lectured straight from the scriptures in the Bible. I was never comfortable with any, as I had a different belief in what tithing/offerings were to be used for. I believe that as in Christ's Church tithing is not meant to pay salaries or to elevate someone to some grand position of wealth. I often told my Mother, "that the men and woman on TV on Sunday mornings had some serious questions to answer when they stand before God, our Heavenly Father." My Grandmother was the most spirtual person I knew. Her bedroom was adorned with hundreds and angels and she read her scriptures daily. When she was about to be called home by our Heavenly Father I had the opportunity to sit with her. She told me of her beautiful visions of Heaven when she slept. She told me that Michael (my Grandfather who'd died many years before I was born) was waiting for her. She remained faithful to him her entire life - even after his death (yes some 60yrs!!). She is the person who brought me to Christ and our Heavenly Father. And no she was not a Mormon. After she passed, I began to reflect on my life and knew I could do better. I started slowly and began gathering information on religions. I Prayed - I was a silent prayer, but I knew that Heavenly Father could hear me. A social media WEB site reconnected me with hundreds of people that I'd grown up with. One really stood out for me. She is the most amazing person (man or woman) that I'd ever know. Yes, she is a Mormon. I wanted the qualities that I saw in her to be in me. I did a lot of research on the LDS Church. During my research I discovered the "eternal family," something I knew already to be true. I believe it was my Grandmother guiding me to the LDS church. I've found Christ's restored Church on earth. I know this is so very true. Thank you RL and Grandma!!

How I live my faith

Being blessed with the ability to help others, whether next door or across the globe, is so satisfying. I recently volunteered to do work at the Mesa, AZ LDS Cannary. I had no idea what I'd volunteered for...but that's who I am...I help others. We spent the afternoon making 1lb bags of pinto beans that were then distributed to all of the food banks and other charitable organizations in AZ. My job sometimes has me out of town on Sundays, but I can go to any Church of Latter-Day Saints ward (smaller LDS Church) or stake buildings (larger LDS Church) and attend the same service that I would have in my home ward. The same messages...although delivered by volunteers in each ward/stake. Being able to partake in sacrament each Sunday allows me to renew myself and my covanant with Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father. I was blessed to be called to the position of Sunday School Teacher for 12yr olds in my Ward. Although I sometimes wonder who is teaching whom. I love this calling and everyone of my students!! I am also blessed to be a home teacher. Christ sent his "followers" out to spread the word/gospel and the LDS Church does as well. We also are able to find out how families are doing and if they have any needs that we or the Ward can assist them with. You'd be amazed at how quickly a group of organized Mormons can move a family, paint a house, perform yard work and even work on farms that produce food that goes straight to those in need. Reading my scriptures allows me to stay focused on our Lord's plan for me. It also brings peace and tranquility to my life. I've learned that there's never a bad or wrong time to pray and to pray often. He hears us. I also know that I have a most important task/duty/calling/privilege to perform for my Grandmother (and other family memebers too). I have the task of sealing her for all of eternity to her beloved husband (my grandfather) Michael.