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Hi I'm Seth

I grew up in Spokane. I'm an Eagle Scout. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy running, hiking, climbing, or (almost) anything outdoors. I've been on numerous backpacking trips and camp-outs, and loved them all. I've even hiked across the Grand Canyon, from rim to rim. (Got the t-shirt!) I love to ski, when I can manage to get out. On the flip side of that, I love technology. I get more excited than maybe I should when software updates come out for devices I don't even own. I'm usually the first in my family to know about the latest devices or games. I've participated in Science Olympiad tournaments, going to State and Regional competitions. I've gone to aerospace camp. I love so many aspects of technology that I'm not really sure what I want to study when I get to college, so I'll figure it out when I get back from my mission to Norway.

Why I am a Mormon

I was basically born into the LDS church, since both my parents are members. But that's not why I, personally, am a Mormon. For a while during my childhood I resisted going to church and following the commandments, because I didn't understand why I "had" to follow so many rules. I didn't like the idea of being so restricted when I hated obeying my parents in the first place. Then I decided to read the Book of Mormon on my own. I tried to follow the commandments on my own, even when my parents weren't looking. I prayed more sincerely, and tried to become what my Heavenly Father wanted me to be. Over time, and sometimes all at once, I gained a personal witness from the Spirit that the Book of Mormon is God's word, given to His Prophets. I learned from the Spirit that my Father in Heaven knows me personally and loves me unconditionally and overpoweringly. I recently turned in my mission papers and received my mission call because I want to give others the opportunity to learn what I have learned.

How I live my faith

In my church, I serve as a Sunday School teacher for some of the 10 year old kids. I work with another teacher to give lessons that are relevant to the class and that can keep their attention. I try to serve the members of my church and others whenever I can.