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Hi I'm Paul

I like playing tennis and golf. I am a medical student. More importantly, I'm a husband and father and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah and studied Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah. I am currently studying medicine in Pennsylvania. In my spare time (which lately hasn't been much), I enjoy going for walks or runs with my family. I also enjoy good music and movies. I previously served a mission to Venezuela and Chile for the church. During that time I fell in love with the food, music, and Spanish language. I've tried to share these things with my family and friends since I returned some years ago.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for a variety of reasons. My parents are members of the church. As this was the case, I was raised in a home where we discussed and tried our best to live the teachings of Jesus Christ. With the passage of time and through life's experiences, I have come to know of the truth of these teachings and experienced happiness in my life when I work to live by these teachings. Of the teachings of the church, the most important to me is the doctrine of the family. We believe that God is literally our loving father in heaven. Getting to know people, I am reminded over and over again that we are all brothers and sisters in a worldwide family unit. Perhaps most importantly though, I love the teaching that families can be together forever and live in happiness. I love the family that I grew up in. I especially love my family and being a father.

How I live my faith

It may or may not be a cliche, but I like the saying that I want to live in such a way that those who know me but don't know Christ, will want to know Christ because they know me. I have my faults like the next person but I try to make my best efforts to be friendly and serve those around me. By so doing, I've developed meaningful relationships with co-workers, friends, and family members. Within the church, my wife and I teach a class of four and five year old children. We love talking to them and discussing the teachings of Jesus Christ. It is fun to hear their opinions and the way that they express their simple faith and love for our Savior every week.