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Hi I'm Larry E Saunders

I'm a 4th generation Mormon, born in Ogden, Utah, raised in Vale, Oregon and taught math at Ricks College (BYU Idaho).

About Me

I am a grandpa, I love attending events my children and grandchildren participate in, I enjoy helping them with math since I taught college math for 39 years and loved my career. I enjoy building things, I love learning new things and then teaching what I learn to others. I love people and enjoy visiting them in their homes, often I will take a loaf of home-made bread to the family I visit.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know my Heavenly Father cares about me and has given me, through the Holy Ghost, a sure knowledge that Joseph Smith was a prophet, that he did see God and Christ in the Sacred Grove, that he was given power to translate the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is the word of God, and with the Bible gives us direction in our lives and the knowledge God wants us to have to return to him. I am a Mormon because through the principles of the Gospel revealed to the Prophet Joseph, each Sunday as I partake of the emblems of the sacrament worthily, I can be clean through the atonement of my Savior and as I strive to keep his commandments and always remember him I can meet the challenges of this world successfully. I testify that God has prophets today and continually directs us in this challenging time. These are the reasons I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

In our church every member has many callings to serve others, since we have no paid clergy. I have led a congregation, directed organizations, taught classes and organized socials and dinners, but my most inspiring moments have come in the homes of members as I visited them each month. Early in my life I committed to be someone who could be counted on when given any assignment and to always look for ways to help others. Serving others is a great reward by itself, but happily serving others is contagious and many more are blessed.