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Hi I'm Gordon

I live in Pennsylvania, recycle electronics for a living, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I have been married for over 21 years and we have five kids. Our oldest child is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I stay very busy with family, work, and church responsibilities.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because even though I was raised in the LDS church, I had to find out for myself if it was true. I found out the same way every other person does - I started reading the Book of Mormon and also prayed to know if it was true. This happened for me as a teenager not long after my older sister passed away from a lengthy illness. I had to know if what my parents taught me for years was true - and I had to know if there was more meaning to life than just the difficulties we face in the world. As I diligently read the scriptures and prayed to know if the Mormon church was true, I found a feeling of calmness and inner peace come over me. I also found myself feeling it is true, not just thinking it. I began to learn that is how the Holy Ghost communicates with me - through my feelings. What greater witness can you have than a personalized message from God? As I continue to follow this pattern I find a great sense of peace and happiness even though my life is far from perfect. The Lord watches out for us as we do our best to serve him. What is important to us becomes important to Him because he loves each and every one of us.

How I live my faith

I think its important to do your best to live your faith every minute of the day. It starts with studying the scriptures and praying every day so you can have the strength and faith to deal with all of life's issues. In the church I coordinate the efforts of the local full-time missionaries in working with the local church members.