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Hi I'm LaMar

I am Navajo and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Lamar. I'm a member of the LDS Church and I am a Native American - Navajo. I am married, and have been for a few years now. I had the wonderful opportunity to be sealed to my wife in 2008. I also have a son and a daughter on the way!!! Life is good.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a town where the majority of the population is Mormon. All my friends are Mormon. I am also Native American - Navajo. While growing up, my parents did an amazing job teaching me about my heritage and culture. They also did an amazing job teaching me about Jesus Christ and God. Most of my family is deeply rooted in their traditional ways. However, my mother and father were part of the American Indian Placement Program and were placed with Mormon families. They, at the ages of 10 and 11 were baptized themselves, but never really understood the meaning of what was happening to them at the time. The spark those families instilled in my parents ignited one day. Which led to a pair of Mormon missionaries Elder Childs and Elder Webster being welcomed into our house by my parents, when I was about 11. The Elders recommended I say a prayer to ask if this book is true. In my embarrassment, I waited till my parents were gone and I couldn't hear my brothers. I found the farthest corner from the front door of our trailer and sat down, then asked in the only way I knew. I remember those words, I will never forget that moment I felt that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ loved me. "Hi God, I read those words about you, Is this real?" I opened my eyes and started to cry. I knew from that moment I was and could be a member of something so amazing. Knowing the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This world has its ups and downs. No one in this world is perfect, everyone makes mistakes. Even, yes, yourself can make some mistakes even after you have found the Truth in your life. I am glad for those covenants I made when I was baptized. I can renew those each Sunday during Sacrament. On those days I know I am picked up when I have fallen.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday and attend as many church functions as I can. I always want to surround myself with people and places where I know Heavenly Father would be.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

LaMar
By asking our Heavenly Father, with deepest intent and sincerity. Prayer is an amazing power we have to communicate with Heavenly Father. Show more Show less