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Hi I'm Scott

I love music (listening & playing). I work in customer service, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a convert to the church. I was baptized in 1993. I was sealed to my eternal companion in 1994, but was married in a civil ceremony in 1992. We are parents to one son who we adopted at age 15.

Why I am a Mormon

I was generally happy before joining the Church, but I often felt as if something was missing from my life. I felt sure that it was God that was missing, so I began researching churches. I was raised in the Baptist religion, but was not at all happy with the teachings overall. I knew what I believed in my heart and wanted to find a church that came closest to teaching those principles. The light of Christ kept pointing me toward the LDS church. I had heard stories about "mormons" from others and was not really interested in pursuing that religion.....and then I met my future wife. We talked about churches and how I felt that I was missing out on a closer relationship with God. After a year of loving me and slowing introducing me to the gospel, I realized that what I had been told previously by others was just not accurate. I was blessed to find out for myself regarding the truth of the gospel. Has my life been perfect ever since.......no, it has not. But I have a much better ability to endure the hardship and burdens of life and savor the joys and blessing that come as well. It is all because of the knowledge the gospel of Jesus Christ provides. Life isn't easy and no one ever said it would be......however, it is so worth the experience. You have to taste the bitter to know the sweet.

How I live my faith

I just try to live the principles of the Gospel, give meaningful service to those who need me and to show true gratitude for all things.

What is being a Mormon like?

Scott
Overall, it is awesome!  However, just like the rest of the world, the Mormon Church is populated with imperfect human beings. We all strive to do the right things, but we sometimes stumble. Sometimes it only hurts you, and sometimes there are others who are affected adversely. Thankfully, through the Atonement, Jesus Christ has made it possible for us to repent, make amends where necessary, and move forward with forgiveness. Show more Show less