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Hi I'm Ted

I'm a follower of Christ and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

My greatest joy in life is my family! I have a dear wife and four wonderful children. I have always enjoyed music and the outdoors. I play the guitar and banjo. I like to hike, bike, camp, water ski, snow ski, etc. I am currently a scout leader and enjoy my time working with the young men. I have also enjoyed other hobbies such as making furniture, family history (genealogy), writing, and gardening. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Business Finance. I am a local manager of a national store chain.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I know that it is the Lord's authorized church established on earth and that He leads His children on earth today through his appointed servants. My faith is in Jesus Christ and it is He whom I wish to follow. The doctrines, principles and practices taught in his church are true as witnessed to me by the Holy Spirit. Each time I read or listen to His word and speak to Him in prayer I am more assured that what I testify of is true. The gospel and my faith is an anchor in my life that brings me peace. It guides my daily actions and decisions and gives me an eternal perspective in everything that I do. His gospel is a message of hope and possibilities. He answers prayers and is mindful of each of us. He helps me to be the best that I can be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through my actions. I am trying to acquire the attributes of the Savior and incorporate them in my daily life. I must admit that I am a long way off from accomplishing this, but I continue to try every day. My hope is to be more patient, kind, charitable, forgiving, etc. My testing ground is the world (work, home and other social forums). I work with the youth and I try to inspire them to be more like the Savior. I try to serve others in various capacities and find great joy in doing so. I try to maintain an attitude of gratitude at all times and in all circumstances, for surely the Lord has given me everything and I am grateful for Him and for all those good people He has surrounded me with. I find that gratitude is one of the keys to happiness.