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Hi I'm Sid

My faith in Jesus Christ and my family are the most important things to me.

About Me

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my entire life. I grew up in Tremonton, UT with a large family and many close friends who were also members of the Church. I served a two-year mission in Jamaica for the Church. It was a great experience and continues to define who I am today. I have a son who I love very much. He inspires me to want to be better in all I do.

Why I am a Mormon

The easy answer is because my parents were Mormon and took me to church when I was young. But even then, I still had to decide for myself when I grew older if I truly believed what I had been taught. When I moved out on my own to begin college, I decided that I would read the Book of Mormon and continue to go to church; in doing so I truly found for myself that the principles I had been taught while I was young were essential to a happy life. I have continued to be actively engaged in church meetings and in serving wherever I am given the opportunity, and it has brought me great blessings and peace.

How I live my faith

I just try to find peace and joy in the simple things in life. The world tries to offer so many ways of finding fulfillment, but in the end it is unsatisfying. Developing strong relationships and being kind and serving others always has been and always will continue to be the secret to a happy and fulfilling life. I try to remember this each day and act accordingly.

What is faith?

We are taught that faith is the first principle of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Without faith in Jesus Christ, we have little motivation to do the things required of us to be worthy of salvation. Faith is not a passive belief, but rather a proactive, enabling power within us that drives us to act in harmony with God's will. Faith in Jesus Christ is the foundation upon which all other principles of the gospel are built. Obedience and living with integrity will naturally follow when we have a strong foundation of faith. Show more Show less