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Hi I'm Seth

I was born in Calfornia, raised in Virginia. I'm a physical therapist in a hospital that covers multiple states. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I play piano and organ for my weekly church meetings. I sing Tenor II in a community choir and have been recorded in multiple albums. I enjoy scary movies and literary analysis.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a member of the church, but I've found that nothing else quite answers the questions that come up in life. I've studied human anatomy and find this to be one of the most amazing proofs of a Creator. The human body has nasal conchae, small ridges in the nose that cause turbulence to warm and moisten the air that enters our lungs. They aren't fully necessary, but they allow greater comfort in breathing. It's that personal touch that lets me know that despite the difficulties in life, God is concerned for our comfort and well-being. The gospel of Jesus Christ is similarly personal. When the woman taken in adultery was about to be stoned, Christ asked her would-be killers if they were without sin. They went away and left her alone. Christ then told her to "go and sin no more". It's not the punishment that is important, but the changing of lives and learning from mistakes that matters. Despite what we do, God doesn't want us to be hurting any more than we have to.

How I live my faith

Through my career as a physical therapist, my hobby as a musician, or through my church assignments, I try my best to "lift up the hands that hang down." I work with people who are sick and injured, often through the mistakes and poor choices that they've made. Sometimes through chance. Often, they have to hurt and exert themselves terribly before they will return to the life that they want to live. Many times my patients don't realize why recovering from injury is difficult and they feel bitter towards the process or even towards me. This helps me understand in a small way how the Lord must see each and every one of us. And how much it must hurt Him when we don't see or appreciate what He does and has done for us.