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Hi I'm Sean

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work in the IT department for an independent school. I have a small family in the Pacific Northwest. I love the rain, I enjoy cooking, learning about techology, and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and I feel I took it for granted for much of my life. In my teenage years, I witnessed the faith and example of my family members and several of my close friends. After being asked to read the Book of Mormon again, I took the challenge to pray about the truthfulness of that great book. The Spirit of God made manifest in my heart that the Book of Mormon is true. From that simple yet infinitely powerful manifestation of truth came a wonderful cascade of more truths: if the Book of Mormon is true, then Joseph Smith was and is a prophet of God and through him the fullness of the Church of Jesus Christ was restored upon the Earth. I am a Mormon because I took the challenge to pray about the truth and received the answer.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following God’s commandments. I’ve had friends, not of my faith, that felt sorry for me because I wasn’t “allowed” to smoke, drink, or work on sundays. They felt that they could never be a Mormon because they wouldn’t have any freedom. I have seen the devastating effect of addiction. I see the numbers of people in prison. I have witnessed the heartache of an accidental pregnancy. These things do not bring freedom. Being a Mormon doesn’t mean that I am forced to keep the commandments, but I know the commandments of God are the way to true freedom and bring the companionship of His spirit. I also strive to show charity to my fellow men in any way that I can. By showing charity, I can show others the pure love of Christ and fulfil the commandment to love my neighbor as my self. Finally, I provide and care for my family. The family is essential to God’s plan and I know that the restoration of His priesthood brought again the power that will allow me to be with my family forever.