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Hi I'm Tim

I grew up in Ohio. I'm a hard worker and I own a small business. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

A little over two years ago I finished getting my college degree in business, and took the opportunity of a down economy to open a small business. Things are going well and we work hard. I recently added 'father' to the list of my new roles and responsibilities. It's hard but worth it, and few things feel as good as seeing my little boy smile when I come home from work. I love writing and playing music. My son just stares up at me and laughs when I play for him. I love being outside and spending time with people. I work hard to balance my life between the heavy demands of my job, my family, and my religion. It takes commitment and focus to do that, but I find I'm happiest when I do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born an LDS member. My grandpa first converted after World War II, and you could say it's been in the family ever since. I was raised my whole life to live the commandments of God, but as I got older I found that I couldn't just rely on the faith of my family to carry me through. As I have spent time reading the scriptures and praying to my Heavenly Father, and striving to obey his commandments I have been able to feel His presence in my life and feel the truthfulness of his teachings. I have come to have a testimony of His church. I went and served a mission in Recife, Brazil and gave two years of my life teaching the principles of Christ's gospel. I have found peace through my faith, and I know others can too.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by being willing to serve in any way that I am asked to by my local church. On wednesday nights I volunteer and teach an English class to help those in my area that don't speak English, but can't afford classes. I am responsible for making sure three other Mormon families in my area are taken care of. I visit them each month and see if there is anything they are in need of. If I can't meet their needs then I pass the info back to the church to someone that can. I also help organize temple work for our church once every three months. Serving others just makes you feel good, and it helps me to break any selfish tendencies that I have.