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Hi I'm Tim

Husband, father, lawyer, runner, in that order. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Harvard Law School grad and Washington DC-area lawyer trying to keep up with my brilliant, beautiful wife, two awesome little boys, and my latest mile time.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the LDS Church is the surest way to live a good life and navigate a difficult world. My faith gives me answers to life's most puzzling questions and strength for my most daunting challenges. The principles that I have learned in this Church have always led me right, whether it be in my family life, my education, or my work.

How I live my faith

My faith helps me keep my priorities in order. Family and faith first--friends, career goals, and the latest trends, somewhere between second and fifth. It means a quieter life, I think, then I would have otherwise, and it might mean sacrificing a little bit of recognition or work or a slower rise up the corporate ladder. But I'd rather be there to help my kids with their math homework than bring home a bigger paycheck.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Yes I do. Thomas S. Monson is the president of the LDS Church and receives from God guidance for us--and for me. It is nothing spectacular--President Monson wears a suit, not a robe, and addresses the Church twice a year on television rather than descends from Mount Sinai--nor is it anything bizarre, dramatic, or televangelist-y. Rather, the prophet today does what prophets have always done: he reminds us to be good, to be neighborly, to keep our promises and to follow Christ. In listening and acting on what the prophet and other Church leaders say, I have found a way to make sense of my life and to plan for the future. Show more Show less