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Hi I'm Scott

I grew up in Utah, Guatemala, and Arizona. I'm back in Arizona and have my family with me. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy my profession, but I live for my family. I have a beautiful wife and three amazing children. I prefer to spend my time with one or all of them, whether going out with my wife or taking my kids hiking or just out and about. I coach my kids in soccer in a community league, and I teach my boys collegiate wrestling at home. My two-year-old daughter melts my heart 1000 times/day, which makes it easier to get past the "terrible two" moments. I am happiest when I grab all three kids and roll around on the ground while tickling them, listening to their laughter. It is easy to be happy and forget about any troubles in those times. I teach my children about God, family, and our amazing country, and try daily to show how an honest, God-fearing, clean life is the only true way to happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

The prayers of many who love me led to an experience where my eyes were opened to spiritual understanding. I was 18 years old, selfish, and worldly, and in God's mercy, he gave me an experience where I felt his presence so profoundly, I knew I had to change my ways. The experience shook me completely to the core, and I knew I would never be the same. I made and have continued to make changes to try and make my life be compatable with happiness. I have made many mistakes along the way, but I do know where happiness is--in peace with God, and in love toward God and family.

How I live my faith

We go to church every Sunday, and over the years have served in whatever way our local leaders have asked us to. I have taught sunday school to teens and peers, volunteered in weekday or weekend service projects. For the past year, I have been assigned to help watch the nursery age children for 2 hours each Sunday. This has been such a blessing to be around so many sweet and innocent children of God. Most importantly, we take the sacrament (The Lord's Supper) weekly to remember Christ's sacrifice. Sundays are great, but we try to live our faith daily. Apart from abstaining from activities that would draw us away from God, we try to seek out good, wholesome activities, especially service. We definitely need to improve, but helping a neighbor, friend, or stranger certainly makes a day seem like a success.