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Hi I'm Scott

I'm a husband, father, and a physical therapist. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Like a lot of Mormons, I was born in Utah. But I grew up as a military brat with a dad who was an Air Force fighter pilot. I moved about every 3 years while I was growing up. As a kid, I got to live in 6 different states, in Europe, and then in South America where I went on my Mormon mission. I have the most wonderful wife and two great kids that mean the world to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up being a member of the LDS church all my life. My parents taught me very well, the basic principles of the gospel and helped me set high expectations for myself about how I wanted to live. A time came though, where I had to stop leaning on my parents for confidence in what I thought I believed. I needed to know, for myself alone, if all I had been taught and had tried to live was indeed God's plan. So, I did what I had been taught from a young age and what Mormon missionaries invite all people investigating the church to do: Pray and ask God himself to help me know if it was right. I did just that. I can tell you I didn't have any spectacular vision, dream, or angelic appearance the first time I knelt to pray. And I can tell you I didn't get what I considered a full answer to my prayer right then and there either. But I did feel that I was loved by my Heavenly Father and that I was indeed on the right path. I was inspired to improve aspects of my life that weren't up to the standards I wanted. I continued to work toward gaining my own knowledge of the truthfulness of the gospel and I haven't stopped since. In doing so, I have felt peace, happiness, love for my family and fellow man, and direction in my day to day life as well as in the"big picture." These blessings I have felt haven't come with this intensity or depth from anything else I have done in life. I know for my self now that I am on the right path. For that reason, I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by working with the youth of the church. I get to assist planning activities that bring them together in environments that let them have fun, build leadership skills, learn more about the gospel, and grow closer to God and Jesus Christ. I regularly attend church and strive to take what I learn into my workday, home life, and community service.