Hi I'm Scott
I grew up in Yuma, Arizona. I am a father of four children. I develop software for a large internet company. I'm a Mormon.
I am a lifelong resident of Arizona and while I'm not the most athletic or physically imposing person, my parents encouraged me to participate in all kinds of sports: basketball, football, baseball. I continue to love sports as a fan and an occasional participant, especially basketball. I married my wife over ten years ago and have four beautiful children that now occupy most of our time. We home school each of them, but also get them involved in the community in many ways. Our two oldest play the violin and cello and are both actively involved in the local Suzuki organization. They both are also playing youth soccer. I also have a love for computers and am supporting my family at my job at a large internet company.
I grew up in the Mormon church, a family legacy that spans multiple generations. Through my faith, I have developed a love for and a dependency on my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ who sustains me through challenging times. I have had multiple experiences where I've sought comfort and guidance through prayer. I also have developed a faith in the Book of Mormon and the Bible, both of which testify of Christ. I have found answers to my prayers as I have studied the scriptures. Finally, I have found strength and support through the words and direction of my leaders in the church. Our prophets and apostles have given inspired counsel that have given me specific instruction, comfort, and peace. I'm a Mormon because I feel spiritually connected to this church. I am a Mormon because I know that its teaching give me peace and strength. I am a Mormon because I know it blesses and strengthens my family and gives me the understanding that my family relationships will not end in this life.
I live my faith most directly by the way I raise my children and lead my family. We reserve each Monday night as sacred family time. We have a gospel lesson and have a fun activity and of course a tasty treat. These are special times where family relationships are strengthened. We also strive to reserve Sunday as a special day to attend church and spend additional time together, to serve others, and to visit extended family members. I also live my faith by fulfilling a church calling. I have been asked to help the members in our ward who struggle financially. I help them to develop a budget and find ways to become independent in these difficult economic times. I love the opportunities I have to serve those around me.