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Hi I'm Tim Flaherty

I'm a small-town farm boy turned real estate broker who still appreciates the simple things in life. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a tiny rural community; my father was both rancher, farmer and horse trainer. At a very young age I learned to drive a tractor; groom and exercise race horses; and round up, brand, and herd cattle. Farming and ranching was hard work but somehow my father made our labors seems fun and adventurous. I graduated from Brigham Young University and have embarked on a career in real estate. Now that my life is surrounded by everything high-tech and fast paced, I hearken back to those simpler times with great parents, wonderful siblings, and good honest neighbors and friends. I enjoy a few simple pleasures - hiking in the mountains, riding horses, or fly fishing - but my greatest joys our my beautiful wife and four wonderful children. I'm now looking forward to being a grandpa and watching my family continue to grow. I love this great country and feel such a deep reverence and admiration for the courage and brilliance of our Founding Fathers. Life, with all its challenges, has been very good to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church: my parents, as well as ancestors going back another three generations, were most all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. From my earliest of recollections, I have always had a deep love for my Savior and going to church each Sunday was pure joy for me. At a very early age I recognized the stirrings of the Holy Spirit and I knew deep down inside that my Heavenly Father loved me and that I wanted to please Him. There has been no singular event that has transformed me or that has defined my membership in the Mormon Church. Rather, it has been the daily learning and yearning to do what is right, to make my parents proud of me, to follow as best I can the footsteps of Jesus Christ, and to honor and glorify my Father in Heaven that has become so edifying and satisfying in my life. I live with the supreme contentment of knowing that there is a living prophet on earth today who is assisted by Twelve Apostles just as in days of old.

How I live my faith

The great thing about the Mormon Church and its lay ministry is the opportunity it gives each member to serve one another. Because of the Church I've been a Scout Master, a Sunday School teacher, and a leader of a local congregation. My scouting experience has led to many years serving as a District Commissioner of Boy Scouts of America. I have learned that the sacrifices made while serving others seems to return many-fold as increased blessings and great fulfillment.