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Hi I'm John Robert Seegmiller

I grew up in Bountiful Utah. I enjoy reading and writing poetry, cooking, and playing video games. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am nerd. almost as nerdy as they come. I enjoy poetry, reading, and almost every video game under the sun. My mother affectionately referred to me as a living trivia book. I am particularly drawn to a video game series called, "The Legend of Zelda" I eat breath and sleep it. I listen to obscure music artists, but had lately found myself attracted to Trance, Progressive house and Dub-step. If you understand any of that I commend you. I spent most of my young life absorbed in either a book or a game. I do, however, have more redeeming quality (Besides my dry humor). I enjoy the outdoors and look for every chance that I could to go camping, fishing, skiing or riding on my dirt bikes or boating. I plan to go to collage when I return from my Mission and I might figure out what I want to be when I grow up by then.

Why I am a Mormon

I was originally a Mormon because my parents were devout Mormons. But as time marched forward, I have come to the realization that my parents testimony of the truth of the Gospel was not sufficient for my personal needs. I struggled and frankly fell away. I was apathetic to church and all that is related. But the day came when I had to make a choice. Either continue on my current path and remain in the same state, or face the music and follow the direction that is given in the Book of Mormon and see if it was true or not. My conversion is not one of stark contrast or one great and awe inspiring moment of realization. On the contrary, it was soft, barely noticed. As I read and prayed for conversion, I looked back upon my past and realized that when I thought that I was heading nowhere, was making progress. Here a little, there a little. And from that time forward, I now know that my conversion will never stop. It is not an event. It is a process that will continue as long as I will chose to do so. I have stumbled, and fell on my face. But instead of wallowing as I have done in the past, I now pick my self up, shake the dust from my clothes and continue forward. I ask anyone who would read this, that If they take only one thing from it. That they do not blame others or God for their problems. Just stand up and try to correct the source of the problem. And if all you can do is just WANT to change, LET it happen. You will find that with some time and effort, the Atonement will make up for your every shortfall. I love my Savior! He has made possible what can only be the single most glorious event to ever occur in my life. I know that I have been forgiven by his Atonement, and you can too!

How I live my faith

I made it a strong point in my life to go to church whenever possible. I learned to be strong and self reliant as a boy scout, which I am proudly an Eagle Scout. I always thought that the best way to help others was by the sweat of my brow. Service has always resonated within me.