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Hi I'm Sean

I live in Dallas, TX, I'm a skateboarder, a Husband, a Frequent Flyer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name Sean and I live in Dallas, TX with my wonderful wife Maggie. I work as a Social Media Specialist for Southwest Airlines. Each day I get the opportunity to engage Customers and share the Southwest LUV! My wife is my best friend and travel companion who is always up for an adventure! Since I was a kid, skateboarding has always been a passion of mine. I love the thrill of finally landing a trick after battling through countless falls and bruised shins. Skateboarding has taught me how to focus, be determined, and to always get back up when I fall. Although I now live in the great state of Texas, I grew up Southern California surrounded by the beauty of the beach and my favorite sports teams: the Lakers, the Ducks, and the Angels.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because of the good friends who showed me what true happiness really means. I grew up an ordinary boy with extraordinary friends. My next door neighbor and I were friends ever since I could remember. His family were all Mormons and they were never shy as to invite me to church activities. I frequently attended church dances and other activities and soon realized my closest friends we all Mormons. My parents never worried too much when I would go out because they knew my friends were Mormons and there would only be good, clean fun. In the summer of 2001 I attended a 4-day long youth activity filled with fun and excitement, which including a trip to a water park and several dances. However, between all these fun activities were workshops and devotionals that dedicated time to learning about the gospel of Jesus Christ. That was where I learned about the Book of Mormon and became curious as to why everyone was saying it had such power. I found myself in astonishment as these kids my same age had such conviction in what they believed, and they were happy doing it. I wanted to be like them and have that same conviction as they did. Soon after, I was introduced to the missionaries who taught me more about the gospel of Christ. I was baptized August 19, 2001 and have never looked back.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by the things I do not do. I do not smoke, drink alcohol, or speak profanity, and people notice that. When people ask me why I don't drink alcohol I simply say that in my faith I do not consume substances that could alter my judgement. I have found that people respect and admire my decision to live up to the standards of my faith. Having gone on a two year mission to Peru has been the biggest example of how I live my faith. I left my friends, family, and language for two years to share my happiness and faith with everyone I encountered. Although I am not a full-time missionary anymore, I still have opportunities to serve in my local church congregation, and community. Just by being friendly to people is how I live my faith everyday. Mormons are friendly people and saying hello and smiling more often can really go a long way.