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Hi I'm Shane

I was born in Idaho. I do commercial hardwood flooring; gymnasium floors. Watch basketball on TV? You've seen my work.

About Me

I'm a middle aged Mormon Man. I'm married and have a wonderful family of three kids. My life is very normal, yet extraordinary. I have an awesome career that allows me to travel often and meet other people. I think it is a great thing to meet so many people and get to know them and their stories. In all my travels I've been able to experience many things in this world most will never know. I've also been able to take my family on many of my adventures and share with them the wonders of this world. I love the outdoors and spend a lot of time running or sledding (snowmobiling) outdoors. I enjoy following my family around as they go about there many activities, sports, dance, plays, cheer, etc. I enjoy learning things, many things. I have a love for education and encourage my children in their studies and education. I enjoy working hard and finding new ways to improve my career. I work with wood. I love to create new things and find different ways to finish, paint, or stain designs into the flooring I deal with. I am really enjoying this time of my life and watching all the wonderful things that happen around me daily.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. That doesn't mean I have always had a testimony of its truthfulness. I relied on many around me for years. It wasn't until I was preparing for a mission for the church that I received a knowledge and testimony of my own. I knew I could not go out and teach about the Gospel of Jesus Christ unless I was a true convert myself. So I read the Book of Mormon for myself and took the challenge presented at the end of the book "Ask God if these things are not true" I found myself on my knees asking this question in prayer to my Father in Heaven. I received a witness of the truth and went on a mission. Since then I have never questioned the truthfulness of the knowledge I received that day. That doesn't mean I have always lived the way I knew I should. There have been many things in my life that have sometimes kept me away from the life I should be living. But as I have worked through these challenges and trials, there is one truth I have begun to understand. The thing that stands between me and the life I should be living is usually my pride. As I learn to forgive and treat others the way I want to be treated, then I can see glimpses of the person I can become. I believe I'm a Mormon because it is the only "Church" on earth with the authority to act in Gods name. Through God's power or Priesthood, the ordinances that are preformed in the Church are sealed in earth and heaven. This means if I live the commandments of God I can be with My wife and family forever. To me this is what I consider to be true happiness, to be with family and friends. I love to share this message with others. The principles contained in the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings true happiness and brings peace to your life.

How I live my faith

I have been blessed with the opportunity for several years now to work with youth in the church. I have participated with them in all sorts of activities from high adventure hikes with scouts to some really awesome girls camps. It is a marvel of mine how many things I learn from these youth and about myself in sharing my time with them. It is also a wonderful thing that I've been able to spend so much time with my own kids in all of these activities. If it were not for these calling to serve I would of probably miss out on so much with my wife and kids. I home teach some great families. I am blessed to be able to help these families in their lives to find happiness, as well as in there tough times to find a way through. I mentor the kids of some of these families as they find employment and look to get more education. I'm currently serving on the High Council in our Stake. This is turning into one of my favorite callings because of the many things I'm able to participate in through my assignments. I work with the Special Need Adult Program, this program help families and special needs people to have experiences outside their normal environment to learn and grow. I also work with BYU-I's Pathway Program. This is a program that allows LDS members young and old to overcome any barriers they might have to completing their education. I get the opportunity to speak in and visit many different Wards and get to know many people. My life is truly blessed as I strive to become the best person I can and do the things in this world that can bring true happiness. As I live my life in the service of others, I truly find myself and my potential. My children watch my wife and I as they grow. They learn by example the way to live their lives. I'm definitely not perfect. but have learned through my experiences in life, both good and bad. As we treat others the way we want to be treated, it truly makes our lives better. Learn it, Live it, Love it. a mantra of mine.