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Hi I'm Jesse

Love to party and live life. I am a college kid and I am a Mormon

About Me

I am just a normal dude that loves lots of stuff. I am in college right now studying to become a history teacher. It is pretty sweet. I get to learn about all sorts of peeps. When I am not studying, I enjoy playing volleyball and basketball, the Phoenix Suns, nintendo 64, sleeping on the couch, black socks, almond joys, and being spontaneous. haha, I feel like I am filling out an online dating application. But really, my favorite thing to do is hang out with real friends and my family. Can't think of anything better, well...... maybe the Phoenix Suns.... :)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I feel like it is true. It is hard to explain conversion at times because it is so special and unique but I will try. I did grow up in the church with my family, but I learned for myself what all this religion stuff is all about. I was kind of cynical for a part of my life. I did not understand why God acted the way he did. I thought sometimes he was really unfair. But, then I turned to Jesus Christ and started reading the Book of Mormon extensively. I still don't understand a lot of things, in fact I am in no way a theologin, but I know that God does love us. I know that Jesus Christ makes every unfair thing in this life fair. And I know that the Book of Mormon is a true book. I feel so excited about the gospel and about life. Sometimes I can get down but the gospel brings so much life into my life.

How I live my faith

I teach the missionary preparation class in my ward and I love it. It is a special opportunity to be able to help other prepare to serve missions. I like the class because everyone there is so enthusiastic about the gospel and excited to be able to share it with others. Also, since I am in a college congregation, we do all sorts of fun stuff all the time. Every monday we get together in "families" and play games, eat food, and learn about the gospel. It is nice because all of us are so far away from our families.

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

I love reading the scriptures because I feel excited about life. I feel love for others and I want do better. I learn so much everytime I read and I know my life would be emptier if I did not read Show more Show less