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Hi I'm Ted

I live in Idaho Love to hunt and fish and I am a volunteer Fireman, My wife and I run two business I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Husband, Father, Son, Friend to many. I love to Hunt, Fish, Cook, Work yes work, Spend time in the Mountains and on the Rivers escpecially when i can do any of these with Family and friends, I love to help people I spent 12 plus years in Law Enforcement and eight years and currently and a volunteer Fireman. The real love is my Family I have a beautiful Wife of 25 years, A Daughter who recently graduated from BYU Idaho and she is going back and to try and complete her nursing degree, And a Son who is currently serving an LDS mission. My Wife and I spend most of our time together as we Own, Operate and Manage two buisnesses. Most of the Hobbies I have relate to spending time with the Family. Our first business was a family business which helped teach our children to work and responsibility. Cooking also turned into a small venture as I love to do Dutch Oven Cooking especially when there is Family and Friends around. This allows us to teach and lets us expirement new recipies when we cook. I love to learn new things and to stay busy and I have the philosphy I can do anything I set my mind to do.

Why I am a Mormon

It all started with my ancestors, I was born into the church and leaned upon my fmaily and friends and leaders testimony until I developed my own testimony. I have found that there is more to life than this earth alone. God did not develope the family unit to have it end here on this earth. Why would he allow us to be so close to the ones we love then take them away from us at death? Why would he allow us to recieve no direction during this time? It only makes sense there is more to life than just this short time on earth. I also have Faith which has been developed over the years which got its biggest boost when I was married in the temple for all time and enternity to my wife. I did not completely understand how much love could grow at that time. Then when I had my children born they were 8 weeks early. I knew in my heart at that time everything would be OK. My daughter started out at 2 pounds 1 1/2 ounce and her twin brother started out at 3 pounds 1/2 and ounce. My wife was also fine. Thriugh this whole ordeal I was not worried because of the peace in my heart and the knowledge the lord gave me. This was the feeling in my heart, a sure knowledge because of faith. Since that time i have had many challenges in many of these I knew everything would work out. The Power to forgive a trespass and to be forgiven as Jesus has already paid the price long before i was even born. I believe that we all judge to a point just for self preservation, however i have come to understand we are not the judge. We have only one obligation and that is to forgive unconditionally. This too has been tried and yes just recently. I know this deep in my heart to be what the lord would want. I plan to spend all eternity with my family and I know that through following the saviors plan. God gave us a plan to follow. He even gave us a Living Prophet to guide us throght these rough times. Because of this in know that I have not been left alone here on earth.

How I live my faith

I am currently a 2nd Counselor in the Bishopric, Father, Home Teacher, I have served in several many different callings and found that as long as I try to do my best at what ever call I have everything goes better day to day. This does not say there will be challenges or rough times. But generally everything goes better. Since my son went on a mission we have been praying for Missionary expirences both for him and us. We have found many opprotunities that present itsef to us. We have found it easier to answer question about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, (Mormans). I attend Church and my other meetings every week and any other time it is required, am i am not working. My family and i personally have been bless with the things we stand in need of and have had the jobs come forth and present themselves when they are most needed.