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Hi I'm Larry

I grew up in Southern Utah. Loved outdoor adventure, especially anything to do with boy scouts. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I’m a fourth generation Mormon and grew up in Southern, Utah. I’m a father of seven and a self employed consultant. I love spending time with my wife, children and grand children. I enjoy the outdoors and been activity involved in scouting for over 25 years.

Why I am a Mormon

The restored gospel of Jesus Christ helps me to understand the truth of why I'm here on Earth. It gives me the knowledge that I have the opportunity to live with my family forever in the present of our Heaven Father after my time here on Earth. Because I'm a child of a loving God, I have inherent and infinite worth. This understanding enables me to fulfill my unique potential to value the eternal worth of other people, as well as develop relationships that facilitate growth in them, resulting in growth in myself. The gospel helps my family and me to feel the home can be the happiest place on earth.

How I live my faith

I have found that being more compassionate through service helps bring me closer to God and experience this happiness. That when I understand and see the truth about others, I can feel more care and compassion. Seeing with compassion, my view of others can change whether they change or not. As I serve others, especially in church callings, I discover that therein lies God's happiness. I believe this is one of the reasons I felt so good when I was serving a church mission in Taiwan and also why I continue to spend time in Scouting and other church assignments. The happiness we are all looking for, I've learned, is already inside of us. It is our mission to discover our own individuality, uniqueness and goodness through the gospel and to affirm the goodness of other people. We must love others for their own good and not ours. If we do good things for others unselfishly, they will love us in return, which will make us feel wonderful about ourselves, and this type of attitude brings happiness.