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Hi I'm Sean

I'm from Vermont, I'm a kid at heart, and guess what? I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hmmm.... About me..... Well, I was born in Utah, but my family moved back to Vermont when I was 9. In Vermont, I enjoy many out-door activities in my 100+ acre backyard of woods and meadow (including 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, hiking, hunting, dirt-biking, and camping, just to name a few). I'm a huge snow enthusiest, have built snowmen taller than 9-feet, and I believe the colder it is outside, the better. Hobbies: First off, Lord of the Rings is the BEST movie series of all time and eternity, but I also love to read all Fantacy/Adventure books (my favorites being the Inheritance Cycle, Fablehaven Series, and Twilight [believe it!]). I'm also a videogamer (Super Smash Bros., Metroid, Dynasty Warriors), a hobbyist (Yu-gi-oh, Risk 2210 AD, chess), and an Anime fan (Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Avitar the Last Airbender). I like playing sports with my friends (being 6'4" helps playing basketball) and just hanging out. I'm white, but I can still grow an afro. I'm proud to say I am an Eagle Scout for life. Surprizingly, I passed both AP Physics and AP Calculus with scores of 4 and 5 on the exams, respectively. I'm planning on being an engineer when I mature a little more (whenever that happens), and can't wait to be a grandfather and fool around with my grandkids. Oh, and I've beaten every "reasonable" food-eating challenge given me. In a nutshell, I'm an outdoorsy snow-obsessed tall geeky jock...... who loves having fun. Good enough?

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member my whole life. Like Nephi in the Book of Mormon, I was born of goodly parents, and my family has always lived happily together. I've never had anything majorly bad happen to me, and I find that I'm always able to resolve problems without too much difficulty. For us life is good, and we're just happy to live it. Kinda boring...... But what does all this have to do with me being a Mormon? I see all the cool things I enjoy, like my family, and I think of how fortunate I am to have the family I have instead of a problem-filled, broken, or even non-existent family. I see how happy I am, and how blessed I've been, and I thank the Lord for all of it. But then I think of all those who find themselves in that type of situation, and I don't feel so happy anymore. I feel a desire to give them something more. My "excuse" for being (and staying) a Mormon is because I KNOW how happy I am, and I KNOW how happy you can be. No, I'm not "perfectly" happy, nor do I have everything the way I want it, but I think I got it pretty good. I know God is no respector of persons, so I believe that my purpose is the same as His; to bring Eternal Happiness to ALL of His children, not just to me.

How I live my faith

I had the responsibility in our church as the Cubmaster in charge of all the little Cub Scouts. Although it was hard sometimes, I think it helped me learn the importance of being prepared. I was also a secretary of the mens organization within the ward. Now, I'm serving the Lord as a full-time missionary teaching the Restored Gospel to all those who He has prepared to receive it, and I'm loving every minute of it!

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Sean
You've heard of "The Book of Mormon". Well, to Mormons, the Bible is just as important. The only major difference between the Bible and the Book of Mormon is the location (Bible in Jerusalem/Israel, Book of Mormon in the Americas). We have both books because both give different insights to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Bible, for example, is the best reference to the earthly minestry of Jesus, while the Book of Mormon teaches us in more detail about Gods plan for His children. We believe that both the Bible and the Book of Mormon are true and essential. Show more Show less