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Hi I'm Paul Cantonwine

I have a wonderful family and a beautiful wife who is not a Mormon, but I am a Mormon, I love it, and I rejoice in its fruits.

About Me

I am a college professor in the Computer Science discipline. I have a wonderful wife, Four great children and eight super grandchildren. I love to ski and exercise regularly at the YMCA.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly forty-one years. At the age of thirty while living in Vermont I found myself looking for more meaning in my life, As I began to search for that meaning, I read a book, The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale that opened my eyes to the reality that those who had a meaningful relationship with God were usually happier having greater purpose in their lives. So I began to search for a religion that I really could believe in. Having been brought up in a Christian home I limited my search to the many different protestant faiths. Then one day two young missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints knocked on my door. I was open and willing to listen to their message and it changed my life. I can with all honesty of heart testify that I know we are children of God , that he loves us and that he has a plan for us which is truely The Plan of Happiness. Knowing and understanding his plan brings great purpose and happiness to life.

How I live my faith

I love to do missionary work and serve as our Ward's Mission Leader. There is nothing I would rather talk about than the Church. I have developed a habit of spending about 30 minutes each morning studying the scriptures. This along with regular prayers has helped me develop my faith and endure many challenges to it.