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Hi I'm Scott

I grew up in Hawaii. I love my family. I enjoy a good steak. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

As mentioned, I love a good steak. Filet Mignon is my cut of choice, but I've been known to have an occasional ribeye or porterhouse. I'm married to the most loving and caring woman and have 3 wonderful children. I love spending time with the family on outings, with the kids at their sports events and school functions and with extended family and friends at holiday get togethers.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a member of the church when I was 18 and a senior in high school. My father had reached the pinnacle of his career a few years earlier and thought all his goals, desires and aspirations would now be fulfilled. However, he soon found that nothing had changed, just his job title and responsibilities. He began looking for fulfillment in other areas, one of which was religion. A co-worker gave him a Book of Mormon to read and followed-up with a copy of "A Marvelous Work and a Wonder". This book answered a lot of his questions about the "Mormon" faith including baptism by immersion, the priesthood and the purpose of temples and marriage for time and eternity. Before he finished reading the book, he knew this was what he was searching for and wanted to join the church. He was "golden" and wanted to be baptized as soon as possible. When told that he needed to meet with the missionaries for lessons, he replied that he did not need any lessons and was ready to be baptized. However, he did agree to listening to the lessons, but wanted it to be done quickly in order to be baptized before Christmas which was in a few weeks. I remember during that holiday season what a profound effect receiving the gospel and being baptized had on my father. The change was very apparent and welcomed. Shortly after, my mother, brother and I started hearing the missionary lessons. In a few months, we were ready to be baptized and my father, who now held the priesthood, was able to perform the baptisms. That was very special day for our family, one I will never forget. I'm forever grateful to a loving Heaven Father and his Son, Jesus Christ, for the opportunity to have the knowledge of the gospel in my life. It has led me to meeting my wife and has let me raise my children on the principles of faith, repentance, baptism and in enduring to the end.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by having personal and family prayers, through personal and family scripture study and by living the admonition of the Lord that, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.” This means striving everyday to keep the Lords commandments and looking for opportunities to serve those around us to "bear one another's burdens that they may be light."