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Hi I'm Scott

I'm a husband, father and grandfather. I'm an athlete, musician and writer. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Minnesota native, spent formative years as an Army brat with five permanent changes of station in the U.S. and Germany before I finished high school. I also served two years as a missionary in Germany. My formal education was at Brigham Young University - Provo and Arizona State University. I was blessed to marry a temporal and spiritual beauty who was and continues to be better than anything I ever dreamed of. Together we introduced five fabulous people into this world and helped them get started in life. I spent most of my career in Human Resources specializing in compensation and benefits. Now I love to hang with my family, participate in creation and recreation of music, make up and develop fantastic stories, and putter around fixing things in my shop.

Why I am a Mormon

The restored gospel of Jesus Christ (aka "Mormonism") teaches men who they are, the purpose of this lifetime, what they can become, and why they must look to Jesus Christ for the fulfillment of their divine destiny. I trust in these things with a strength greater than even my five senses could provide, because of the peaceful power of the Spirit of God, who testifies of Truth directly to the spirit of every man who will work to perceive it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to learn about the character and attributes of Heavenly Father and His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, and attempting gradually to acquire a mortal's capacity for those attributes and to sacrifice anything that is inconsistent with their character. Some of this is evident in the things I say or do, but more of it is an internal struggle to place value on the things of eternity and to see the trivial and fleeting distractions life is often filled with for what they are. I don't consider telling others what they should do (unless they ask) a productive function of faith; I hope I can just show them and let them make their own choices.