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Hi I'm Jason

The one on the left!

About Me

I live with my wife and kids in UT. A lot of my free time (when I'm not at work) is spent either playing with my kids or working on some yard project that I undertake. Some of my interests are sports, drums, singing and movies. I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Lima, Peru in South America. Their primary language is Spanish (Castellano as they call it), which means I can speak Spanish, of course, as well as a few phrases in the native language called Quechua. A few years ago I finished a 4-year enlistment in the US Navy where I served as base police for the submarine base in Washington state.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I feel happy living this life. I am a Mormon because I love sharing what I've been given-a testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and His ability and willingness to take away not only my sins but also my pains, afflictions and infirmities. I am a Mormon because I want to live with my amazing family long after I leave this life. I want to be with them for eternity.

How I live my faith

I start my day by kneeling in prayer and giving thanks for the new day and all the opportunities for growth I'll have in it. I ask Him to free me from feelings of selfishness, dishonesty, resentment or fear, then humbly seek to know His will as the day progresses. Upon retiring to bed I thank Him for the things I've learned and ask His forgiveness for any wrongs I've committed and any missed opportunity to be of service to Him or His children.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

What I did to increase my faith in Jesus Christ was to accept that I am powerless and that my life without Him was unmanageable. I needed someone bigger than me to combat the sins and temptations that so easily beat me down when I tried to fight them myself. I then made a decision to turn my will and life over to His care. I took inventory of the things I needed to repent of and became willing to make restitution wherever possible. Knowing my part or responsibility in the wreckage of my past I was able to ask God to remove all that stood in the way of my usefulness to Him. I then made direct restitution-and continue to do so-to all the people on my inventory. As I go about my day I continue to take inventory and admit when I'm wrong. I pray and meditate regularly in an effort to increase my conscious contact with Him. Doing these things has liberated me from a life run on self-will which was not getting me anywhere. Having had this experience I actively try to help others know of the spiritual awakening available to them if they but have faith in Jesus Christ! Show more Show less