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Hi I'm Kent Fielding Amott

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 43 years old and married to a wonderful wife. From previous marriages we have 8 children total. I'm a Human Resources Specialist for the Federal Government. I enjoy learning and have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. I enjoy playing the guitar, to playing golf, gardening, cycling, jogging, woodworking, and being a husband and father. By now I'd hoped I'd be mastering a few things but luckily one gift I have is determination.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS family but, as an adult, I thought I didn't need it. I wanted to see what "real life" was like and find my own way. I found for myself, that I could not make it without the help of my Heavenly Father. I am definitely not perfect and am amazed at his patience and love. I know he knows me and loves me as he does everyone whether we choose to accept it or not. I am Mormon because of the knowledge that we have a Father in Heaven who loves us so much, he allowed his perfect Son to suffer grief and sin and be crucified so that if we repent and do the things he asks of us we can return to live with him. His is a plan of love and happiness. I also know that God still speaks to us today through personal revelation and comfort through prayer and service of others. After Christ was resurrected he called apostles and organized His Church and we have that same organization today. We have a living Prophet who will guide us safely through these frightening times. This gives me hope and strength that I can become better than what I currently am, a better husband, father, friend, employee, etc.

How I live my faith

20 years ago I served a mission in Austria. In this Church we each serve in "callings". I have taught 5 yr old children, been a scout leader, taught teenagers in Sunday School, and am now a Ward Missionary and a Home Teacher, I am currently an Executive Secretary to the Bishop. Living my faith is based on the simple things. If I do the basics (prayer, reading scriptures, time with family) the big things fall in place a little easier. Living the gospel of Jesus Christ is simple - mourn with those that mourn, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, help the poor - in short - love your neighbor. Though some days it's a struggle,I have never regretted trying to follow a gospel principle". Little things help me focus and have perspective.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Kent Fielding Amott
This is the basic belief/knowledge that everything else is based on. It's starts with a Hope that there is a power that is in control of the universe. When that hope becomes a Faith that we all have a Heavenly Father who loves us in a way we are not capable of understanding, who gave us free agency to choose our path, and who can do anything according to our faith- If we have faith in Him and learn to love Him, we will want to do his will more and we will receive a knowledge of him and his son Jesus Christ through the Holy Ghost. Though the trials and sorrows and joys of life are still there, the hope and perspective seems to make it a little bit easier. Show more Show less