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Hi I'm Ted

I live in Colorado. I have a great wife, five awesome children, and one grandchild on the way. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I have been married for 29 years. We have five wonderful children, one girl and five boys. Our oldest daughter is expecting her first child, and our first grandchild, so we are very excited about this. Our three oldest sons are currently attending college, so we only have one still at home. Our house is way too quiet and I look forward to the holidays when we will all get together. My family is the most important thing in my life and I do all that I can to help my children be good and successful adults. I enjoy playing sports, particularly racquetball. I have also played the piano most of my life and enjoy composing some of my own music. I also enjoy astronomy and other hobbies.

Why I am a Mormon

Yes, I grew up in the church, but I have studied the Bible, Book of Mormon, and other revelations and have gained a strong testimony that this is God's church. The Book of Mormon is a great blessing that God has given us to know that these things are true. If you will sincerely read the Book of Mormon and sincerely pray to God to know of its truthfulness, I am confident that you will come to the same conclusion that I did. I am a Mormon because I know that the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are true. I know that God lives, and that I am one of his sons. I feel God's influence in my life every day. The many feelings and answers I have received over my life are as real as anything I know. These blessings are available to all of God's children. I testify that there is truth in this world.

How I live my faith

There is a scripture in the Book of Mormon and that exhorts everyone to "come unto Christ and deny yourselves of all ungodliness". This is how I try to live my life. I try to be more like my Savior each day. This is a life-long process of overcoming my weaknesses and trying to live my life in a way that Christ would. I also feel that I have been very blessed in my life. As a result, I try to do all that I can to help others in order to show my gratitude to God. As I strive to obey God's teachings and become more like the Savior, I feel his help and influence in my life. It is such an amazing feeling. I want to be the kind of person that God would be proud to call his son. This thought guides my actions on a daily basis.