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Hi I'm Stuart

I'm an electrical engineer. I work on some of the largest computer networks in the world. I'm a father of twin boys.

About Me

I have loved playing with computers and electronics since before my dad and I built my first computer when I was 16. I tinker with electronics and my garage is full of miscellaneous junk that I could never part with. I camp as often as I can and enjoy high adventure sports like rock climbing, white water rafting, and horseback riding. I have two twin boys who make life very entertaining.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for several reasons. My parents raised me Mormon, but that's not why I've decided to remain a Mormon, it only explains why I started out that way. As a youth, I depended on those around me to help me understand how much my Heavenly Father wants me to come back to him. Before I served a two year mission for the Church in Guatemala, I asked Heavenly Father if Joseph Smith really saw what he said he saw when he was 14 years old. In response to my prayer, I felt an assurance come into my soul. I knew God, the Father and Jesus Christ had both visited Joseph Smith and that the Book of Mormon is true. During my mission, I helped others see how they could come closer to Jesus Christ by repenting of their sins and becoming baptized. I saw an eternal family as it was being made when a husband and wife I had baptized were sealed in the Guatemala temple for all eternity. I started building my own family after I came home and learned for myself, again, how the teachings of Jesus Christ can bind a family together in happiness and love. I am a Mormon because I asked. And I got an answer.

How I live my faith

I have served in the congregations to which I've belonged in many different capacities. I've been a youth leader as well as a children's Sunday school teacher. I've participated in disaster recovery operations serving the victims of hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. I like having the opportunity to do good, old fashioned work and it's all worth it at the end of the day when you see the light in someone's eyes when the weight of despair is lifted off their shoulders.