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Hi I'm Keith

I'm a Husband, Sweetie, Father, Grandfather, Son, and Brother. I'm a computer programmer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to play tennis. I like to read mystery books, sci fi, and historical novels. I am a trekker. I'm interesting in learning new things. I am emergency response trained - Triage, society setup, search & rescue. I have a pacemaker - but don't need it any longer. (I used to be half hearted, but not any longer) I am my own brother Wicked - Best play for a very long time. I'm writing a book called the Angels of Thera. I grew up, married, stated a family, and went to college in Southern California I've worked for the same company for 28 years. I love my family very much

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 15 I started on a spiritual journey, that took me into several churches and congregations. I met many wonderful people, and learned a great deal. During this time my mom said that I should also go to my 'own church'. I didn't know I had one, but she explained I was baptized as a Catholic as a child. So I also went there. Through all of this I felt a desire to know more, to learn more, to find the truth. Eventually I encountered the LDS church, took the missionary lessons, and for the 1st time heard something that I knew - I knew it - to be true, because I had felt it all my life. The missionaries taught about temple marriage, and being married for time and all eternity. I knew this was true, because I believed it all my life, the missionaries just taught it and said it in a way I understood. And in that moment, my eyes were opened up to a larger world of knowledge and understanding. I knew truth in a way I hadn't known it before. Facts had given way to knowledge, and I knew.

How I live my faith

I have found for myself that service is the greatest gift we can give one another; working for others, doing for them that need, and those that don't - because you love them. Service breeds greater understanding, and humility. Service helps you to see yourself as a member of a greater community. I service in church, in scouts, and where I can through my children's school, school site council, through work, and other community events. I attend church each week, read my scriptures and pray regularly, and serve where called. I currently serve young single adults (single age 18 -30). I'm the 2nd councilor in the Alamo 2nd ward Bishopric. I'm new to this calling, but I've served in 4 other bishoprics, this being my 5th. I love working with the YSA- There is a great spirit among them, and I count myself lucky to be serving there. I have gotten so much out of home teaching others. I have grown so close to some families that is is heart wrenching to have changes go on. I miss my families!