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Hi I'm Lee Cripps

I am husband and father to 4 beautiful children. I am a high school teacher and a real estate broker/owner of my company.

About Me

I am husband and father to 4 beautiful children. I am a high school teacher and a real estate broker/owner of my company. I am an avid outdoors person and go on hikes with my wife and children. I guess what goes along with that is that I love camping, either packing my stuff in a backpack or just pulling up at a site and setting up. I run marathons (though my times are not what I would like) and half marathons. My wife and I like to compete in the Spartin Races (it is like a mud run only more burley). I like to go for long swim sessions at the gym. I am an avid pool skateboarder and have competed in several events, though I am in no way a pro or sponsered I just love the feel of carving around the pool, catching air and pulling off new tricks. I would like to ride my CRF 450 dirtbike more often but it is tough with all of the other things I do.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I need to have the guidance in my life. I know I would wander around aimlessly in life without it. I have a strong conviction of the happiness the church brings to my life and to the lives of my family members. I feel that I am truly blessed when I live the principles and commandments my Father in Heaven has laid out for me.

How I live my faith

I let my students know that I am a Mormon on the first day of school because I feel it is important that they know where I stand in my faith. I would like to know that if they had any questions about my faith they could ask me after class. I enjoy hometeaching my families and getting to know them so I can help them with their needs and concerns. I teach my children about gospel principles with my wife during Family Home Evenings (on Monday nights we come together as a family and talk about issues and life in general with my wife and children. I try to attend church every Sunday and and attend my meetings. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that my Heavenly Father loves me. I know that Christ died for me on the cross so that I can live again one day. I know that he suffered in the garden so that I can repent and my sins can be lifted off of my shoulders. I know that I will live with my family forever If I remain faithful.