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Hi I'm Scott

I grew up in a bilingual home in California. I have been an educator for 25 years. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married and have been to the same person for 27 years. I'm also a father of five children ranging from 16-15 years of age. I have been an educator for 25 years and love to teach. My hobbies are skiing, road cycling, scuba diving, snorkeling, and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in an LDS home, I felt a strong desire to figure out if our church was true. I studied the teachings of our church and prayed about it to get an answer from our Heavenly Father. After many months of this process, I got a confirmation that this is the Savior's church. It's not to say that other churches don't have many true doctrines or that other people aren't good from other religions. It's just that I believe that there was a need for the gospel of Jesus Christ to be restored and that God revealed this to a boy prophet, Joseph Smith. I have looked in the Bible to see the many things that have been revealed through other prophets and believe that we are just as good as the people of ancient times. We too deserve to have the Gospel in our lives. I love having a modern prophet on the earth today to guide us and help us to know how to face the challenges of today. I feel the guidance of the Holy Ghost in my life which is how I know that this is the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. I feel like I have guidance and direction in my life to help me through these difficult times.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by helping my neighbors and doing things in my community when there's a need. I also serve in my church by visiting the members of our congregation as well as by visiting other congregations. As I visit those other congregations I help them by offering advice and guidance in various ways. Sometimes I help organize events for the Spanish congregations such as dances, water activities, dinners, etc.