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Hi I'm Stephen Cannon

I work for a pharmaceutical distribution company. I have lived in 10 different states. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I currently work for a pharmaceutical distribution company in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. I have lived in ten different states. Heidi, is my wife and better half. We have been married for almost two and a half years. Hockey is my favorite sport. I love to play it and watch it. I attended Brigham Young University Idaho, and finished a degree in business, and close to a minor in healthcare administration. Prior to my schooling I served a full-time mission for the church in upstate New York. I was able to serve by the Sacred Grove and other church sites that enriched my love for the Savior and His restored gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. However this only takes anyone so far. My dad was a mission president in high school, in Kentucky. This was a hard move for me being 15 and moving across the country. I struggled a bit. After high school we moved to Rexburg, Idaho. Many influential friends started to leave on missions. I was very unsure about a mission because I saw many missionaries that struggled and lacked a desire to serve. My sister one Sunday while walking to church said to me, "Stephen, you know that a Gordon B. Hinckley, (current prophet at the time) has asked every worthy young man to serve a mission, you need to just go." This sank into my mind and I made a choice to serve and do my best. I had a wonderful mission and I am convinced of the truthfulness of this gospel through small impressions of the comforter that I feel when I am living obedient. I continue to have these small witnesses as I live day-to-day. Life is not perfect by any means, but having a perfect gospel that is true makes it bearable and gives me an opportunity to live with my family in eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

My faith is who I am as a person, at all times, whether people are around or not. The little things that I choose to do on a consistent basis make up the person that I am. I choose to read my scriptures, pray, attend church, and obey the commandments. Because obedience to these simple things renew my testimony of my Savior, Jesus Christ. When I am striving to live as the Savior lived, life is not easier. However, my eternal perspective is deepened and a knowledge of who I am, where I came from, and where am I going gives me comfort and helps me endure good and trying times. I practice this in my professional career, personal life and marriage, church life, and any other facets of my life. I also love to share the things that I know because I am convinced of my Heavenly Father's love for all of his children.