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Hi I'm Paul Seamons

I'm a Chemical Engineer turned Computer Programmer. I'm a husband. I'm a dad. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from BYU with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Along the way I was introduced to and married my wife. By the time I graduated I was working a job as a Computer Programmer/Software Engineer/Whatever-was-needed-guy. Programming was fun and profitable so I stuck with it. After we were married we lived in Provo Utah for awhile, before moving to Orem and later to Pleasant Grove Utah. We love to go camping and exploring with our children. We are currently attempting to teach them to ski. For the past 10 years I've been involved with Boy Scouting, the majority of this time as a Scoutmaster.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon home and was raised as Mormon. I was always taught that the Church of Jesus Christ was true and that God loves us and hears and answers our prayers. I always believed those things were true. In my teens, I loved learning about math and chemistry and physics. I loved going outside and hiking and backpacking. Everything I learned about the world and everything I saw out in the world helped me feel closer to God. During this same time, I experienced receiving answers to my prayers. When I would have questions about life, or what I should be doing I would search in the scriptures and I would pray and ask for direction. I didn't always receive direct answers, but I did always feel peace. Sometimes the answers were very clear. I have always remembered that and I have always been grateful for that. I still feel the same way. I still love exploring the world. I still like learning all I can about science, and logic, and biology and the universe. I still love exploring the world. I still need direction and I still find questions to life. I still pray for answers and read the scriptures. And I still receive answers to my prayers. And the answers still aren't always direct, but sometimes they are. And in this I still find peace. And because of this, all of my relationships feel stronger, and I love being with and watching people, and I have hope for a better world. It makes me happy.

How I live my faith

In some way, my faith is connected to every aspect of my life. At home, we have family prayer and personal prayer. We read the scriptures. We spend more time together. We talk about God and about the purposes of life. We try and be more kind to each other. Because of my faith, I want to be a better father and a better husband. I want to be better on so many levels and for so many reasons. Away from home, my faith helps me to be more kind. It helps me to be deeply interested about other peoples lives and feelings. It helps me to want to work harder, and be a better example. For many years, I was called as a Scoutmaster. My faith made me want to do my best. I wanted to help the young men I worked with learn how to do their best and learn how to be happy. Now I have been called as a Scouting Commissioner, which means instead of working with boys, I work with their leaders. I want so much for those leaders to succeed in helping their own boys learn how to be happy and do their best.