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Hi I'm Greg

I've lived from Maine to San Diego and Montana to New Mexico. I took up ice hockey at 40 and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up moving about every six or seven years and learned early that there are interesting and good people where ever you go. I've traveled to Singapore and Tasmania and have eaten lunch at the Chicken Pot Pie Shop in San Diego. I married a "California Girl" whom I love very much and have the greatest son on earth who married the love of his life and gave us a wonderful daughter (in-law) and is about to become a dad himself. I learned to play ice hockey at 40 (now retired from but love the game). I'm in the business of marketing communications and enjoy being paronomastic (look it up), it comes in handy at work. I went back to school and received a Masters Degree in Information Design which was a great experience.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints goes back a long way in my family. My ancestors were converts to the Church in the 1800s and were part of the great western migration. I am proud of my heritage and the legacy it has given me, but like anyone who questions, thinks, and ponders about the big questions of life, I had to know for myself that what I had been taught all my life was something I really believed in. I can tell you that I do believe the things I've been taught by good parents, leaders and friends. I can never remember a time when I was taught something that I wasn't encouraged and challenged to confirm for myself, through prayer to my Father in Heaven, whether it was true. The process of seeking truth is open to all people through their personal relationship with our Father in Heaven and His Son Jesus Christ. If you really believe there is a God and He is our Father and that he loves us, then all you have to do is talk to Him and ask him if something is true. It's simple really, just talk to Him and then take time to listen.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith the way I played hockey, all out. If you want to get good at something you have to understand it, study it, practice it, teach it, and be schooled by it. Being a "Mormon" is not for spectators, we are all important members of the team. We all contribute to each others success and need each others talents, wisdom, humor and compassion. Christ has high expectations for each of us. He expects us to serve all of our fellow men and women not just other members of His church. He expects us to teach our children to love and respect the scriptures and keep His commandments. He wants us to enjoy his creations and take care of His handywork while we are on the earth. Most of all He wants us to return to our Father and His Father in Heaven after this mortal journey is over. In short, living my faith means striving to live as Christ taught and lived. Like all great coaches He told us what He expects from His team: "Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect." Paul told us that knowing the truth will set us free. Christ told us to knock and He will answer. He will.