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Hi I'm Dale Meier

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest. I am retired from software development. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I worked in software development all my life and retired over 3 years ago. I love the outdoors, backpacking and road biking.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the Church when I was 3 years old so I have been a member all my life. I always knew that what I was being taught in church was true. When I was 20 years old I fell in love with a girl who was not a member of the Church. I knew that I wanted to be married in the temple of the Lord. I had a difficult decision to make. I decided to share the gospel with her. She accepted it, was baptized and we were married in the temple 15 months later. I think back to that decision and how it changed my life forever. The gospel of Jesus Christ has always been a central part of my life. It gives me faith and optimism for the future even in a world that is troubled and confused. I know that Jesus Christ lived, died for us and through Him we might return back to live with our Heavenly Father again. I have lost both of my parents now. It is comforting to know that if I live worthy I can return and be with them again. The gospel of Jesus Christ means everything to me. It is who I am.

How I live my faith

I recently returned from serving a mission with my wife to Cambodia. We were responsible for helping the young people of Cambodia receive student loans to attend a university or a vocational school so they could improve their lives. I learned that God loves all his children and wants them to be happy no matter where they live or what their circumstances are. I have worked with the youth programs of the church all my life. I love being with the young people. They keep me energized and excited about life. There is nothing better than being on a scout outing and seeing a young person do something that they may have thought was impossible for them to accomplish.