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Hi I'm Trent

I am an Arizona native. I work for the best guitar company in the world. I love my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My passion is my family. I love to spend time with them. We enjoy going on walks together, riding our bikes, and working in our garden. My children love to find me still sleeping in bed because they come and snuggle me. This eventually turns into a wrestling match. I love to be outdoors as much as I can. I love nature. I love to see things grow and to see the beauty of this world. This is very ironic as I sit behind a desk all day long. I am a Certified Public Accountant and I work for a world-renowned guitar company. I enjoy what I do and the challenges I face. I worry about my children and the type of world they will live in when they are my age. Have I prepared them enough to face the challenges of this world? Will they have the same opportunities as I had for education, will they obtain sufficient employment to sustain a family, and will they get married and raise a family of their own? Am I a good-enough father for them? Am I able to provide for my family, am I able to provide the temporal and spiritual needs of my family? These are questions that are contantly in the forefront of my mind.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I have always been a member of this church. I grew up living the teachings of my Savior, Jesus Christ, as taught in the church. I didn't recognize it at first, but I was greatly blessed. My Dad was a convert to the church at age 18. He was brought up in a different religion. My Mom was raised in the church and comes from a long heritage of Church members. I took my membership in the church for granted while I was growing up. It was just something that I did and was expected of me. I remember one evening sitting in my room. I was 18. I had just finished reading the entire Book of Mormon, which I had never done before. I remember wondering if this book was just a book, or was it the word of God. I knelt by my bed and prayed to my Heavenly Father for some sort of confirmation that this book was scripture. I don't know what I was expecting for an answer. Up to that point, I don't ever remember having answers to my prayers (or at least I don't remember listening for answers). But I just sat there, quietly. Soon, I had this feeling deep within my heart that said, "this book is true. This is the word of God." I just knew it - it felt right. My life has changed since that experience. I found that my Heavenly Father constantly talks to me, I just was not listening before.

How I live my faith

I live my faith one day at a time. Some days, things go well. Other days, it could be better. But one thing remains the same - I know my Heavenly Father loves me. And with this love, he has provided means for me to have an enjoyable life. He has provided me scripture so that I can learn what he would want me to do. He has provided me spiritual leaders in my life that help inspire me and encourage me to live a more Christ-centered life. This inspiration does not come through words, but through their actions and their example. Our Heavenly Father has provided a prophet in these days. His name is Thomas S. Monson. He is the spokesman for the Lord and our Heavenly Father here on this earth. A prophet reveals truth to Heavenly Father's children. When I follow and obey this truth, I am blessed. When I don't, I am left to fend for myself.