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Hi I'm Kenneth Lee

I love spending quality time with my wife and three children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the Philippines through my late teenage years before we moved to California. My father is Chinese while my mother is Filipino. I still speak Tagalog, Kapampangan, and understand Ilocano. I serve an LDS (The Church of Jesus of Latter-Day Saints) full-time mission in the north eastern part of the Philippines for two years. After my mission, I went to college at BYU-Hawaii. While there, I met a wonderful person who has lifted me and brought me to a higher ground. We were married in the Laie-Hawaii temple in 1998. Since then we started a wonderful life together and have three beautiful children.

Why I am a Mormon

It took sometime growing up attending church services before I truly understood the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It also took my own efforts in gaining a testimony of its truthfulness. Its teachings brings peace to my soul. It helps me understand life better especially when life's trials and challenges come to you by surprise. I draw strength from the teachings of the head of this church, that is, our Savior Jesus Christ. While serving a full-time mission for this church, I realized how the simple teachings such as praying, studying the scriptures, and serving can bring so much joy in your life. I once met a woman who never believed in God and initially did not want to hear our message. At first, I doubted that she will ever understand our message. But through the power of the Holy Spirit, she found the same source of happiness that others feel as they strive to live the teachings of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

Each Sunday, our family visits an older lady name Irma. She doesn't have any family close by that could visit her. She stays at a nursing home. We visit her and bring the sacrament. We would share with her some messages we learned from Sunday School or from the speakers during our Sunday services. It is always not easy but our children would try to make her happy by sharing with her their accomplishments, joys, and sorrows of the week. The greatest joy we receive is to see her smile. We thought we have been helping her but she may not realize that she has taught not only my wife and I but most especially our children that the simple things in life are the ones that brings joy and happiness.