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Hi I'm Trever

I'm a husband and proud father. I love to travel and play all sports. I wish I could play the guitar and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Though I am a Utah boy, I was not a member of the church until I was 25 years old. After my baptism, I moved to Seattle where I met my wife. We were eventually married Korea and later lived in England for three years while traveling the world on many adventures. When we finally made it back to the States, we found home in the great state of Ohio (Go Buckeyes!) before moving back to the mountains out West. We have three amazing children who are the center of our lives and I take great comfort in knowing that our family can be together forever. I love playing all sports but soccer and ice hockey are my true loves. Strange, I know but that is what happens when you reach a maximum height of 5 feet 9 inches (I used to say 5 feet 10 until my brother-in-law called me out!). I have lost my lunch while flying upside down in a fighter jet while working as a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force. I am currently training to be an allergist and hopefully will have a job before I turn 40! I have a guitar and wish I could actually play it. I am always looking for another race to run. I love spending time with my family more than anything! They are the bomb!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up between two faiths and always felt like choosing one was like picking which parent I loved more than the other. I had a wonderful family who taught me right from wrong and instilled a faith in Heavenly Father but religion was often more of a conflict than anything. Needless to say, it took me a long time to come to a true understanding of the gospel and what it really means. As a "non-member" boy growing up in Utah, I was surrounded by the Church. That can be good or bad depending on how you see it. For me it was a blessing. I was part of a church sponsored Boy Scout troop that helped me earn my Eagle. I was blessed with friends that were kind, thoughtful, compassionate, spiritual and not pushy! They had strong testimonies of Jesus Christ and lived lives of integrity and service. They shared their beliefs with me but never forced them on me and never made me feel less of a person for not believing the same. My first Book of Mormon was given to me by my best friend Billy while we were in High School. It took me a while to read it all but as I stuck to it, I slowly gained a testimony of my own. And then it happened. After years of study, contemplation, procrastination and prayer, I finally knew it was true. More importantly, I knew my Heavenly Father knew I knew it was true. I could no longer deny it. I could no longer live a moment without it fully in my life. I made the difficult choice to be baptized and have been blessed ever since. I know heavenly father has a plan for me. He is with me when I am struggling and cheering me on when I succeed. I pray now that I can live a life that is worthy of the sacrifice my Savior gave for me. I pray that I can teach my children what they need to know so that they can be blessed with a testimony of their own. That above all else is why I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying everyday to honor my Priesthood. What this means for me is striving to be the best husband and father I can. I work hard to support my wife and honor her as my equal partner in this life. She is an amazing woman and a great example to me of love and faith. I want to always be there for my children and try to be a good example for them. I know that I am not always as patient as I should be and do not read my scriptures as often as I would like but I never stop trying. More than anything, I want my children to know that I love their mother and I feel blessed to be sealed to her for time and all eternity in the temple of our Lord. I am thankful for my callings and for the opportunities the Lord gives me to serve. It is through these callings that I have had my greatest growth as a member of this church. I may feel unprepared but I always know the Lord will be there to guide me. I just have to have the faith. I learned early on in my church life to be of good cheer. It is the continual attempt to live my life with an attitude of gratitude that I show my faith.