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Hi I'm Bruce

I grew up in Idaho. My wife and I are both Marriage Therapists and I'm a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a husband and a dad. I've served in the Army and my wife and I currently work as marriage therapists. I'm also an alcohol and drug counselor. In addition, I'm also a flight attendant. I'm stereo enthusiast and I love to travel. Spending time with my wife and children is something I don't take for granted-I cherish the moments. I'm a bit of a record keeper too. I find it very enjoyable to record the events of the day, thoughts, feelings, impressions and advice for future generations.

Why I am a Mormon

I have lived all my life as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I can remember as a child attending Sunday school classes and singing hymns and listening to engaging lessons. I loved those carefree days as a child. As I grew older and began to have more liberties in life, I could no more rely upon simple acts of obedience to my parents. I had to extend myself heavenward to know for myself. I have always believed, but I wanted to know for myself. I remember when I was 15 or 16 years old I was in my room praying and I felt and overwhelming sense of wanting to return to be with my Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ. Tears ran down my cheeks and I knew then my journey to know had begun. I served as a missionary for two years in Southern Mexico, and I loved it! I learned to serve others more fully and to love more deeply. My testimony of my reliance upon Jesus Christ grew stronger. As I began to more fully understand the need to have my own witness of Jesus Christ evolve, I searched even harder. For me it was not enough to have a "customary" life as a member of the Church. I wanted to know. I did find out for myself. After that most memorable experience, all my service in life has had greater meaning. My understanding that Jesus Christ loves me has superceded any mortal feeling and carnal desire. I know that my Savior loves me. I have felt the all encompassing love that one feels with one gaze upon pure Love. I know it, and I rejoice because of it. I rejoice at the multitude of opportunities to humble myself in penitent prayer. My Savior, Jesus Christ lives, he loves me, and if he love me, the simplist of men, then I'm sure he love all of mankind.

How I live my faith

I try not to judge my neighbor, but rather, I think that I'm not to different from anybody else. I look for the good in others and try to better myself through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I love Sundays! It's the best day of the week for me because I get to go to Church. My wife and I work together in our church assignment (aka calling). We get to visit single members of our congregation and help where we can. There are many opportunities for me and my family to serve and help others. For me that's the best way to help and bring other's to the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have a strong witness that Jesus Christ loves me. I know it to be true. And I figure that if he loves me, the least of all, he surely loves everyone else. I live a simple life full of ordinary tasks, but I find great joy in this life. It is not so much for grandiosity of the moment that makes it great for me, but rather how I tackle it. I just do the best I can. So, I read from the scriptures daily, I write in my journal every night or morning, and I pray. I pray with my children, my wife, and by myself. Sometimes when I'm working, I just have thoughts in prayer format in my mind. I like to tell my children why I believe what I believe. I think I need to make my family environment stronger than any harmful outside influence. My wife and I work hard together. I mostly work outside of the home, and my wife inside the home, but she works one day a week in our office. Sometimes I do simple things like giving to a beggar. I don't judge his circumstance, I just give. I guess I think that my place is to love all and save the judging for my Father in Heaven. The more I do these simple things, the more I love others. It's the age old paradox of losing ones self in the service of others. When I do these things I find my life is more filled with love. When I'm not in tune with heaven, I repent rely on the atonement of Jesus Christ. He is the reason I to live my life the way I do.