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Hi I'm Seth

Born in CA, I grew up in PA loving soccer, family, and my faith. Today, I'm a dad. I'm a businessman. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I attend a full time MBA program preparing to enter a field in the financial sector. I love to read, but because of school and family responsibilities I listen to books in the car because of time. Favorite types of books include Narnia collection, Lord of the Rings, motivational business books Getting to Yes, and classic adventure Tale of Two Cities. I enjoy running and competing in races. I have kids and we have two favorite past times together. First and foremost they like to wrestle with dad, which means for me acting the role of a horsey or bucking bronco, steam roller, a climbing cave, a airplane, and even a karate instructor. Second, we love to listen to great music together from Opera on Saturday afternoons in the car on public radio, to classic rock, to techno. My kids and I love a great beat. I can't finish this off without mentioning my favorite part of my life, my wife. We do everything we can together tried out skiing and snowboarding, watch chick flicks especially anything based on Jane Austen, help her with scrap books, run a small family owned business, raise our crazy kids, sit and listen to good music, go on walks, and just enjoy life together. She is absolutely undeniably my favorite. 

Why I am a Mormon

I have a deep love for my wife and kids and am willing to do anything to help them find joy in this life. I am a Mormon because the truths taught and path to follow presented by this Church will provide the greatest possible joy for my family and I in this life and the next. I don't mean constant happiness and zero family arguments. What I mean is I have found that by following the gospel of Jesus Christ through the Church, I have a deep sense of constant joy that no matter what happens around me or my family, if I am striving to do my very best to live the gospel and teach it to my family, we will be able to weather the storms together, united. Each of us individually need to develop our own relationship with the Savior and our Heavenly Father, but I have learned how as a parent, I can foster an incubator at home where I can seed and allow flourish the beautiful growing faith of my children. I am so happy for that. Personally speaking, as a Mormon I am taught that Christ has given all and his grace is sufficient for me after I do my best to follow his path. That resonates with me as a wonderfully generous plan for a loving Father. By following the gospel, I have developed a deep a sweet relationship with my Father in Heaven. He knows my weaknesses and I sorrow over those, but the joy I feel that the Savior can help me overcome those outweighs that sorrow. I am a Mormon because I have hope and faith that upon continuing to struggle to do what is right each day as taught in the scriptures and by modern day prophets and apostles, I and my family will have the greatest blessing of all, to live with our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ after this life, together.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in the following ways. I seek professions that maximize the time I can spend teaching, playing, and being with my family. I feel that my faith is closely tied to my care and attention that I pay to my family. I have three families in my area over whom I shepherd. I check in on them a few times per month and ensure that they are both spiritually and physically fed. I love those families and hope that they can enjoy the same blessing I do in the Church. On Sundays I teach the men in our congregation about the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ. One of my favorite topics to teach about is prophets and how just like Moses was a prophet of old, God has called prophets for our day as well. That is exciting to me. I live my faith by mentoring youth through Boy Scouts. Heavenly Father wants us all to live up to our potential and I feel that Boy Scouts truly prepares young men to do that in a powerful way. I live my faith by locking my heart for only my wife and consciously avoiding contact with any immoral media that might divide us. I made a promise to her and God that I would cherish her and my faith is closely tied to that promise that I made to her. I talk with my kids about the beauties of this world that God has given us in food, nature, musics, and relationships. I have difficult conversations with my kids about physical and spiritual dangers of this world even though it might be a little uncomfortable for both of us. I invite those around me to join me at Church and enjoy the blessings I have been given.