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Hi I'm Philip Terrell II

I'm a husband, I'm a father, I'm an employee, I'm an outdoorsman, I'm trying to be a better person, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a devorced household. I was rased by my mother and grandparents. I got to see my dad growing up and he was part of my life at times. When I found my wife Ashli I knew I wanted to have a home where the two of us could raise children in an loving environment that was stable like my grandparents provided me. I love to fish, ski, hunt and play games with my family. I like to build RC cars and race with my boys. I enjoy close friends and life long relationships. I was engaged to my wife befor I went on a mission. It was difficult but she waited for me as I servered for two years in Portugal. I came back and we got married 6 weeks later. She compleats me and is my best friend. We have 4 lovely children that we do our best to provided a loving ans safe home enviroment. We are not perfect, but we strive to be a good gosple centered lifestyle. Our children are thriving in the home we ar provideng, they get good grades and treat others with kindness and respect. They have no idea what joy they bring to my live. I work at a company thqat under appriciates me and makes life misserable most days. But coming home to my wife and children at the end of the day makes it all worth while and gives me strenght to face the next day. I live a full rich life and feel blessed that I know I am a child of god and he loves me on a personal level. I hope to be an example of what a mormon family shouold be to others and try to say kind words always about my wife and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have live both sides of the coin. My mother is LDS and so is her side of the family. My dad is not religious and his parents did not actively practice any type of religion. So growing up I got to live and see both side of the coin. My mom was semi active in the church my grandparents we very active LDS members. My dad drank and smoked and on occasion did drugs. His parents drank and smoked and did till they died. I remember being in the hospital with my grandfather dying of emphazima and my dad asking me if I would stay with him so he and my grandmother could go have a smoke, I thought how ironic that smoking put my grandfather in his death bed and my dad and grandmother cannot see that. So I know what it is like living a member lifestyle and a non member life style. I chose to chose the life I live because I have seen the advantages of living a Christ centered life style. The choice I chose give me the ability to choose a life that keeps me grounded and centered on my family. Pushing to do what is right for me and them and helping me be a better person for them and those around me. I hope and pray that I can have the ability to maintain my faith and be an example for my children. I see the strength that my wife and I gain from the example of her parents and her grandparents, I see the example my grandparents were for me even my father’s parents who were not members were married till the day they died, and set an example for me to trust and have faith in my family. I have had many spiritual experiences in my life that let me know that the gospel is true. I know my Father in heaven loves me. I know I am a child of God. I know Jesus is the Christ. He is my example and he is my savior. I know the scriptures are true and we gain insight and knowledge by reading and living the precepts that are set forth in the pages of the scriptures. I know Joseph Smith was a true and living prophet. He lived and fought the good fight so I could have the restored gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

I do not do enought for others. I admit that I am selfish with my time. I enjoy spending time with my wife and family. And if it is not something that can be done with or for the family I have a tendancy to give it up. I use to be an avid skier. But my wife did not want to ski. she had had a bad experience and decided she did not want to do that. I gave sking up for almost 10 years untill my boys were big enough to teach how to ski. Then I picked it back up and we were able to talk my wife into trying it again . now she loves it. I am coaching soccer for the first tiem as my daughters tem needed help and it is something we can do together. I am a Scout Master I njoy this opportunity as it give me the ability to help teach young men how to live life with a good moral compas. I would liekt o do more for my community and have thought about public service but have not found the time to get engaged. I feel I have more good to give to those around me and will seek to be a better person in my community. I do attend church on a regular basis.and strive to live a Christ centered life style. I will stop and help others in need on the side of the road.I try to left others around me up when life seems to bring us down. I try to pay to forwrd when givien the opportunity.