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Hi I'm Shawn

I have a real passion for music. I run my own independent insurance agency. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband and a dad. I love watchings sports, taking photographs, hiking, working with electronics, gardening and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised in the LDS church, but was truly coverted when I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know for myself to know if it was true. I prayed to know if Joseph Smith was a prophet called by God and to know if he really did see in a vision, God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. I wanted to know for myself if all the things I had been taught growing up were indeed true. I will never forget the night that I was reading in the Book of Mormon and came across a verse that touched my soul in a way I will never forget. I knew then as I know now that the Book of Mormon is true and every question I asked was confirmed to be true. I have served a mission and was able to teach in Spanish. I still use the language today to communicate with others who do not speak English. I have a great love for my Savior, Jesus Christ. He has descended below everything so that He could know how we all feel and what we all go through. I enjoy studying other religions to see what they have in common, but I have only found the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to hold all of the keys to the restoration of Christ's church that he formed while he was on the earth.

How I live my faith

I have been a Primary teacher, Young Men's Advisor, and Sunday School counselor. I have been a Ward Clerk and have served as an Executive Secretary to 4 Bishoprics and 2 Stake Presidencies. I am currently still serving as an Executive Secretary.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

The best way to know our Father in Heaven is to talk to Him. Remember to pray often. Not just in the morning,or before bed, but both. Also, pray often throughout the day. Don't just wait until you feel you need his help. Talk to him about questions you have. If you want answers in your life, you need to ask. Ask in faith and sometimes, have patience. All prayers are answered, but they don't always have the answer we want or when we want them. Heavenly Father knows you, because you are His chlild. He knows when it is best to answer your question and He knows the best answer for you. After you pray, take time to think about what you prayed for and then listen. Keep listening throughout the day. Sometimes answers come when you least expect them, but you will know with certainty when it is answered and that He has answered you. You are important, because you are a child of God. Show more Show less