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Hi I'm Scott

I love my wife, seven children, one son-in-law and two grandchildren. I am a chemist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work as an R&D Manager for a company that produces useful chemicals from pine trees. I enjoy applying my science training in collaboration with other chemists to develop new technologies for a variety of markets. I like sports and reading, but I especially love to cook. My wife and I have been married for 25 years. We have seven children, one son-in-law and two grandsons. My family is my greatest treasure.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon my entire life. I am so grateful that my parents taught me the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ when I was young. I have tried to build my life on this solid, steady foundation. I know that when my life is in harmony with these teachings, I feel peace and joy. I feel strongly that we have a loving Heavenly Father. I know that we are His children. He loves us and has a plan for each of us. This plan provides a way for us to live eternally with God, our family and other loved ones. These powerful principles give me great hope.

How I live my faith

As a family we have Family Home Evening every Monday night. We all try to schedule other activities around this so that Monday night is reserved for us to spend time together. On a typical Family Home Evening we will open with a song and a prayer. We then have a member of the family give a short lesson about a principle of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. After the lesson we have refreshments and another family prayer. Sometimes instead of a lesson we will play games, watch a movie or go to a concert together. These family nights sometimes get crazy, but we have a lot of unforgettable memories of these times together.

Can husband and wife be together forever? Do you believe that families will live together in heaven?

One of the most beautiful principles of Mormon doctrine is that we teach that our families can be together forever. We believe that families are central to God's purpose for us, His children. It is in our family relationships that we learn the power of love, sacrifice and service to others. As a loving Father, God has made it possible for these strongest, most meaningful of relationships to continue into the eternities. I find great peace in knowing that I will see my parents again and that I will be able to live with my beautiful wife and children forever. Show more Show less