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Hi I'm Mark Rondina

I am an optimist. I love technology. I'm a husband, a father of four and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always taken notice of how beautiful the world around us is. My wife and family have enriched my appreciation of all that I see and experience. I have a blast watching as my children grow and learn about everything around them. My wife enables and reminds me to be my best self. My children help me feel like a super hero and cheer when I come home from work. My day is always better with them in it. I also love photography and snowboarding and love the feeling of deep, fresh powder. I served a mission to Slovenia and found a passion for languages and travel. I came home and graduated college and still don't know what I want to be when I grow up. Right now, I love designing useful things, from web-sites to mobile applications. I'm always learning and hope I never stop.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the church; my parents having converted when they were younger. I was expected to attend and didn't think much about it. When I turned 12, however, what I was hearing at church was really sinking in. I started wondering if there really was a God and if He knew me personally. I offered the most simple prayer I could think of. I felt the Holy Ghost answer my prayer and felt and knew the He was listening to me. The Spirit bore witness to my mind and heart that He knew me and that He was concerned for who I was becoming. The answer to that simple prayer taught me that prayer is powerful.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day in the simple choices and actions I make. I try each day to remind myself who I am striving to become and how I'm trying to be a better 'me' than yesterday. In my calling at church, I get to work with the youth both as an instructor and a counselor. They inspire me to try harder and to be positive. Their examples of service and obedience in the face of difficult circumstances give me strength when I face my own challenges. As a father, I can see how my example, both good and not so good, have an impact on how they behave. I feel a deep responsibility to teach them as best I can to celebrate success and to learn from failure. I love each of them so much and that love encourages me to try harder to be the best dad I can for them. Each and every day, I can feel my own faith in the Savior's gospel affecting my choices and my behavior for the better.