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Hi I'm Seth

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up on Cape Cod Massachussetts. I gained a love of nature and science as my siblings and I explored the woods and beaches of the Cape, built forts, rode bicycles and exercised our imaginations and budding creativity. I have lived in several different places in the East, West, and Utah. I even spent a couple of years in the Philippines as a missionary. I currently live in Connecticut with my wonderful wife and four children. I love to spend quality time with my family. I also enjoy Mountain Biking, Hiking, Camping, and other outdoor activities. When I have time, I like to tinker, build toys, make things, and be creative. Professionally, I studied Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Prosthetics. I currently work as a Prosthetics Practitioner.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents were introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints while they were in college. They met later and raised my siblings and I in the LDS faith. From as far back as I can remember, they taught me about God the Father, and His son Jesus Christ, His love for all mankind, and the Plan of Salvation. I was taught that I was a Child of God. Literally, a spirit son of my Heavenly Father. Despite being raised a member of the church I knew that I needed to know for myself whether the church was Christ's church on the earth today. For me, I prayed for a knowledge of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and the church. I half expected some marvelous revelation or manifestation similar to the experiences of prophets like Moses, to witness to me the truthfulness of the church. What I received, in the end, was an understanding that all of us are born with a sort of memory of truth. What I mean is, we can all feel or tell if something is true, because we have this innate sense for it, an echo, a chorus. For me, that is how I know the church is true, because I have always known it, even before I was born. I don't just say that, I have worked out in my mind all sorts of logical arguments, and they always agree on the truthfulness of the Plan of Salvation and the role of Jesus Christ as a Savior and Redeemer. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is complete in the teachings of his church- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. There are so many things to confuse us in the world, understanding our purpose in life should not be one of them. This is one reason why I am grateful for the Plan of Salvation. I am so grateful to know as an answer to personal prayer, that my Heavenly Father loves me. I know he loves all of His children- all people born onto this earth. He, like all fathers, wants the best for His children, happiness, success, and ultimately for us to become like Him, and return to live with Him again.

How I live my faith

There are so many ways to participate in the church. I remember as a kid, my Dad and Mom would take us to peoples homes to help fix things, clean, trim, paint. We would sometimes bring food or fresh baked goodies. Other times we would bring conversation and uplifting words from the scriptures and church leaders. I always felt good during and after these acts of service that my parents involved me and my siblings in. As I've grown up and started a family of my own, I find that those sorts of activities are still a big part of my life and membership in the church. I have enjoyed, and been challenged by opportunities to serve in the church. I currently serve as the President in a group of men in our congregation. It is such an uplifting experience to listen to the stories and acts of faith that people have. Both member and non-member. In my calling, I often have the opportunity to meet with people, to teach, learn, serve, and participate in giving blessings to people (sometimes referred to as the laying on of hands). Just like in the Bible, worthy priesthood holders in the church are given the authority to bless people in the name of Jesus Christ. This is a huge blessing and responsibility to be able to act in the name of God. It is another Testimony to me of God's love for His children.