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Hi I'm Elliot

I'm a Mormon and I couldn't be happier.

About Me

I live a simple but happy life. I work with great people from all around the country. I am in love with my wife, a beautiful woman who makes me laugh and is my best friend. I rejoice in my children and am so proud of them. I love to read, I love sports (especially baseball and basketball), I love to eat, and I love people. I am an avid hiker and bicyclist and love to be outside.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and was raised by loving and supportive parents. As a teenager I learned for myself that the beliefs they had shared with me over the years were true. I remember the peace that I felt in my heart as I read The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ and prayed about it. In my youth I may not yet have understood all the words, but I learned that the book was true and that it contained important truths which, when followed, would lead to happiness. Since that moment those impressions have been confirmed - sometimes simply, sometimes miraculously - countless times. As a Mormon I have interacted with people from all walks of life, people that I likely would never have known were it not for our shared religion. Through service and feelings of brotherhood I have come to love and care for them as if they were my own family. Being a Mormon allows me to live a life without regret, a life to celebrate, a life worth sharing.

How I live my faith

I decide every day to live my faith and to make a difference in someone's life. Most often that difference is made in the lives of my own immediate family as we read scriptures, pray, work, and play together. During those shared times my wife and children share their goodness, talents, and unique perspective with me, which always enriches my own life and understanding. Raising an active family also provides plenty of opportunities to gain such virtues as patience, humility, compassion, and selfless love. As a member of the church I also care for and watch over other families in our community, families that I have grown to love and pray over as if they were part of my own family tree. From them I learn that we are all God's children, that I really am happier when I serve others instead of worry about myself, and that my heart has an unending capacity to love.