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Hi I'm Tim

I'm a husband. I'm a father. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a passion for computers. I have been in the IT field for years now and love the new and developing technologies that come out as quick as you learn them. It gives me an opportunity to continually learn new things and keeps me engaged in expanding my knowledge. One of my favorite things about computers though is gaming! I have played many different types of games, from solitaire to the most recent game titles out today. I don't typically stick with one genre as I have found each game has it's own way of captivating you if you give it a chance. I'm also a huge Star Wars geek! I don't go to the extremes with my geekiness, but I get my nerd on from time to time. I am also a father to my son and daughter. I love being able to spend time with them and find ways to make them laugh. Being able to make them laugh gives me a big smile to know I can make them happy. And lastly, I am a veteran of the US Army. I served 4 years as a Signal Intelligence Analyst where I had a very unique experience which challenged me both mentally and physically. I was able to overcome some personal obstacles in my life while serving in the military and this was one of the best experiences of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a predominantly Mormon community in Arizona which gave me a look more into the culture and values which the church has on their youth. In my younger years I would attend the church functions which helped me not only understand more about the church, but also gave me personal values which influenced how I acted as a person. Shortly after serving in the military I moved back to Arizona and into an area that was active with members of the church. My family would attend the church functions and this helped us to get to know people in the community as well as people in the church. My wife and I did not attend a church together, but I was baptized and raised Catholic, but at a young age we stopped attending church. Since I didn't attend church any more I didn't really refer to myself as any religion, but often times would simply say I was baptized Catholic. Throughout our marriage we had attended some churches to see if there might be one we could feel comfortable with, but one never really seemed like it felt right. We started investigating the church on our own through the LDS websites and found that the LDS religion had many similarities to what we felt religion and our beliefs matched. We decided to have missionaries over for discussions and some months later after attending church and having missionaries over, we decided to get baptized.

How I live my faith

I have been a member for over a year now. I try my best to share my experiences with the church to others to show what a great influence the church has on everyone. I'm always eager to help others when given the opportunity. The best thing I can do is to be an example to those around me.