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Hi I'm Seth

I live in Idaho, I love my wife and family, I enjoy traveling, I have never been happier and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to my wife of 9 years. We have had fertility issues for quite some time, but got pregnant with our first son after two IVF In Vitro Fertilization attempts. It has been quite the experience for us and we are thrilled to be finally have our family. We have another miracle child on the way. We know the ups and downs of struggling to have a family, as we struggled ourselves for 7 years. We are advocates for fertility and are willing to share our experience with anyone to give them hope for their own miracles. The gospel of Jesus Christ has helped us immensely through this difficult process. I know that we go through trials so that we are able to help others to go through theirs. My wife and I have taken these last years together and have done many things. We love to live life and travel. Some of our hobbies include scuba diving, water skiing, wake boarding, dancing often in our living room and traveling. Our most favorite thing to do is to go to church wherever we are, and the spirit is always there and the church is always the same. It is a testament to the truthfulness of the gospel, as we have been to church in many countries across the world. I love education. It really has become a passion of mine, particularly working for one of the church universities. The greatest education though, comes through studying the scriptures and learning through the Holy Ghost. Those are the times when I feel so close to my Heavenly Father.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Both of my parents joined the church, my mother when she was 16 and my father when he was in his thirties. Though I have always been a Mormon, I have had many opportunities to talk with members of other faiths. I am grateful for these interactions as I have gained an appreciation for others that have faith in Jesus Christ. Having been raised in this church, I still had to develop my own faith and testimony in the truthfulness of the gospel. This happened over a long period of time and after many wonderful experiences. The Holy Ghost has witnessed to my heart and mind countless times the verity of the Book of Mormon, of Joseph Smith as a true prophet of God and of the current prophet Thomas S. Monson as a true prophet of God as well. The Holy Ghost is there to witness of truth, regardless of the origin of such truth. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is indeed lead by Jesus Christ Himself. I am grateful for that knowledge, and the tremendous blessings that come though living the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life.

How I live my faith

I am currently one of three men that preside over a congregation of students at college. The congregation consists of about 130 single students attending a local university. I dearly love working with these students and seeing their faith in Jesus Christ. Among my responsibilities with this group of students, I have the opportunity to teach them and guide them on a regular basis. Though I teach them, they truly teach me about how we are to live the gospel in our lives. I have the opportunity to meet one on one with these student and to help them to overcome challenges in their lives. Many will come to me with frustrations, sadness or fears. I am always able to share scriptures with them that helps to answer their questions. I love to study the scriptures. I get up at 5:00 every morning and study for an hour. Even this hour does not seem long enough. Often times I will be so into what I am reading that I don't want to put the scriptures down. Knowing that the scriptures are drawing me to be more like Christ, I just cannot help but delve into them. I love the scriptures dearly and recognize that they can help us in any situation we may be going through in our lives.

What is faith?

Seth
Faith is believing in something even though others may tell you it isn't true. It is trusting in something that you cannot see, hear, smell or taste. I have faith that Jesus Christ did indeed come to this earth and atoned for my sins, though I have never seen Him personally. I was not there the day He died on the cross or when He suffered in Gethsemane, but I have faith that He did what is recorded in the scriptures. It can be difficult to have faith at times of trial, but often times it is through those challenges that our faith is strengthened and comes to the surface. In times of peace and tranquility our faith is often dormant, but in our trials is when our faith truly comes forward and helps us to move forward. Show more Show less