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Hi I'm Scott

I was born and raised in Arizona. I am a cleaning contractor, a car nut, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a cleaning contractor that specializes in government contracts. I am the father of four children. Some of the things enjoy doing are going on vacations with my family, and doing things with my hands, such as working on cars, welding, and coming up with new things that will make my work, and my life easier. I also enjoy working with Boy Scouts. I like to see them grow, and learn, and develop a knowledge of who they are, and what they are capable of. One of the things that brings me the greatest pleasure is accomplishing something that is thought to be difficult. I have found that often people are afraid of something simply because they have never tried to do it before. I have found myself doing the same thing, over and over again.

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a member of the Church. I have found that by following the precepts of the gospel that I can be taught more in a short amount of time then I can learn in any other way. I find my knowledge, and understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ is constantly strengthened and grows as I pattern my life after His. One of the things that makes me feel the most successful and blesses me with the greatest spiritual growth is serving others, and trying to help others not only know that someone loves them, but that they can grow closer to the Savior of the world, and then He is welcoming to them. I believe in the Book of Mormon, along with the other Holy Scriptures, including the Bible, and the concepts and ideas that are taught there are the word of God. To have the blessing of these holy writings, to see what others have experienced before me, and to realize that the experiences that might have happened 2000 years ago, or more, have importance today shows me how life is one eternal round. Sure some of the things that we face now are more intense then things that were recorded in Biblical times, but the basic ideas are still the same. There have always been temptations, people have succumbed and been able to over come the temptations that they felt. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, because I have tested it, read it, and prayed about it. I know that God hears and answers prayers. It is really kind of awe inspiring to me to know that God can hear and answer the prayers of every single praying person. I know that through the atonement of Jesus Christ that we are able to over come the temptations, and repent if we succumb to those temptations. Life is hard. The Gospel of Jesus Christ does not make it so that there is no suffering, but makes it easier to overcome that suffering. That is why he hung and suffered on the cross, to pay the ultimate price so that we could overcome the challenges that we face from day to day.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others and living as I think Christ would like me to live. Sometimes the service can be as simple as a smile when someone is down, or sitting with them and talking when they are suffering. Sometimes it is a matter of being there to resolve a persons temporal needs. Sometimes people can only feel the Saviors love after they have food in their stomachs, or having a potential crisis averted. I also make the effort to pray morning and night, and read the scriptures on a daily basis. For me, these are really more selfish examples of how I live my faith because they bring me so much strength and comfort. I also know that by doing this it helps me to know when the spirit is talking to me to let me know what I need to do to be kept safe, resolve a personal problem, or to find an opportunity to bless the lives of others. It is a beautiful plan. One of my continual prayers is that I will be a blessing in the lives of those that I come in contact with. That is a vast and broad spectrum of potential to do good, but I find that if I pray that way, it makes my life better, along with improving the life of others. As a part of my responsibilities in church, I also get to work with Young Women. Not many men get to make that claim. I get to watch as the Young Women's Girl's camp is organized, and get to give input and see the love and care that is put in the organization of these camps, as well as all the activities that the young women of our area are involved with. I also get to attend, as an adult, other youth events, and get to help, in one way or another, organize them so that they can see the growth and blessings of service that these activities provide. All of these things help me to grow, and have hope for the future with the amazing youth that I get to work with so frequently.