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Hi I'm Clint Thomas

I grew up Sacramento, I'm married with two kids and one on the way. I love what I do.

About Me

I love being a dad. I currently split my time between work and taking care of my kids. I'm usually out riding quads, hiking, and camping when I have the time. Any day I can spend away from civilization with my family is a good day. I also really enjoy working on cars; it is like therapy for me. Pre-70's American cars are my favorite, but I don't discriminate. I have restored a couple classics already, my 1962 Chevy II being the most recent project.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the LDS church, but that doesn't mean that I was not converted. I came to my own crisis of faith as a teenager while deciding whether or not I should apply to serve a two year mission. I can't point out the exact moment I received a confirmation of my faith. I Iook back at all the experiences where I tried the things I was taught in the church and the consequences of my decisions both good and bad. I knew that when I did what my parents and the church taught, good things came from it. Not a temporary thrill or fleeting feeling of happiness, my good decisions brought me true lasting happiness. I am happy to say that this pattern has continued in my life. I don't do what I should all the time: I'm human, I make mistakes. I know that when I follow the counsel of the church, I am doing what my Heavenly Father would have me do. When I make mistakes, I know that I can overcome them through his Son Jesus Christ. Basically I'm a Mormon because it makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I have done many things in my life, but service in the church has had more of an impact on my life than any other pursuit or twist my life has taken. I served a two year mission in Taiwan and loved every minute of it, even the not-so-nice experiences. I now look back and view them with fondness. It has been 12 years since my mission and I still think about it everyday. Since my two year mission service, I've spent the majority of my time with the Youth of the church. Ten or so years of service in and out of various scouting positions has been very fun. For the past year and a half, I have had the opportunity to serve the families of our local unit, making sure their spiritual and temporal needs are being met every month.