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Hi I'm Steve

I am the proud father of four beautiful children. I love to be in the outdoors. I love green grass and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the proud husband of arguably one of the most incredible women on the planet. We are blessed with a family of 4 beautiful children (3 boys and 1 girl). We have a cat named Bella and, on any given day, an assortment of frogs, caterpillars, beetles, moths, butterflies and other creepy crawlies. I am a Pathologists' Assistant, and feel so blessed to have a stable job and wonderful coworkers. I love people. I love listening to and learning about what makes others tic. I value the day to day opportunities to learn something new . . . even if its something small, from those with whom I come in contact. I truly enjoy the opportunity to experience the human spirit and learn from the experiences of others.

Why I am a Mormon

I thank my Heavenly Father every day to have been born into a family that raised me with the principles and ordinances found in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I believe in the inherent goodness of people. I feel the Spirit testify of truth so often as my friends of other faiths talk to me about their beliefs. I count myself lucky to have a close circle of friends and coworkers with which I can openly share my thoughts about the blessings I have received by being a member of my church. My conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ and my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints did not come as a result of one magnificent event. I did not have an experience like Paul on the road to Damascus. My testimony has come, rather, bit by bit as I have made the effort to study and ponder the scriptures and as I have sought counsel from a loving Father in Heaven through prayer. As I have done these things, I have felt, in sacred and special ways, a confirmation from the Spirit that the life, mission and sacrifice of the Savior was real, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is His church, restored in these latter days. I am thankful for the tender and unforgettable ways that Heavenly Father has helped me to gain that witness!!

How I live my faith

One thing I know, is that there is a HUGE difference between the type of people we say we are and the type of person we truly are. I am definitely not perfect, but I am trying so hard every day to be the person that my Heavenly Father expects me to be. Having been given so much, I would be ungrateful if I didn't take advantage of opportunities to serve when they were available. I truly enjoy opportunities to serve my fellow men. I don't have any particular skill that makes me particularly useful to my neighbors, but I do try to assure them in little ways that, if the opportunity arose, I would be there to help out. I love to visit with and share my testimony of the gospel with my neighbors. Everyone has trials, and I am no exception. That said, I look forward to those little moments when I can put my arm around someone and extend, in some small way, the love that I know our Heavenly Father has for them.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

In an interview, President Gordon B. Hinckley explained once that people are drawn to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because the church expects things of its members. It seems to me that in a world where it is so difficult to find consistency, it is so refreshing to be a part of a Church that really understands the importance of practicing what you preach!! People are human and make mistakes . . . which is why it is so comforting to know that a defined, consistent, unchanging path back to the arms of the Savior exists. I am so thankful that my knowledge of the gospel of Jesus Christ, as taught by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is there to help me to make correct decisions in a society of "political correctness" and moral relativism. I can be confident that I know exactly what the Savior expects of me!! Show more Show less