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Hi I'm Paul

I live in upstate New York. I love the outdoors and sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married with no children as of yet. I was born in California but moved to Upstate New York at 10, and went back west to Arizona for college. I have a degree in Electrical Engineering and love computers and all things tech. I love sports and played lacrosse in college, soccer and volleyball in high school. I am in the outdoors as much as possible, especially backpacking and camping and anything water related. I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Las Vegas, NV speaking Spanish. Other interests are motorcycles, sci-fi/fantasy books, video games and DIY projects around the house and yard.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is true. I know that truth, because the Lord has told me so in answer to my prayers. A very large part of that knowledge is based on my parents raising me in a home where the teachings were taught and love was given and I was free to make my choices. I chose to follow my own path for a while but into my 20's I made the decision to seriously consider my choices and I prayed to know the truth. I am a Mormon because I know that the Book of Mormon is truly the word of God through prophets the same as He did in the Bible. I am Mormon because the Lord has told me through the Holy Ghost that Joseph Smith did see the Father and the Son and he was a prophet of God and the authority continues with the prophet today. Most importantly I am Mormon because I know that Jesus Christ suffered and died for me that I may be resurrected and through that atonement I can be pure again to be with him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living my life in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ. To the best of my ability I obey the commandments given by the prophets, I attend church weekly to learn and serve. I work within the church with the young men. Teaching them and leading them in the priesthood they hold and helping them to serve the church and community with that priesthood. I also help in the church sponsored scout troop every Wednesday evening and on weekend activities. I visit the temple as often as I can and generally do my best to be an example of Christ.