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Hi I'm Jaime

I'm a math teacher. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am married and I have three lovely children, all girls. I am originally from the Philippines and I am now living in San Diego, California. I am a math teacher and I currently teach full time at a middle school and part time at a community college. I enjoy working with my students and helping them learn the things they need to know to become productive citizens of our country.

Why I am a Mormon

My testimony of the church developed over time. My testimony that the church is true did not come about from one miraculous, earth shattering experience, but came about from many spiritual experiences over my years of membership in the church. It was in my mission that a big turning point occurred in my testimony. I was just a few months into my mission when my companion decided to get into a Bible bash with a Baptist minister. The minister brought up many anti-Mormon materials that shook me up quite a bit. Because of the experience, I started doubting the church. That night, I could not sleep because I cannot in good conscience continue teaching something I did not believe in or is false. I strongly considered going home. I knelt down and asked God for help in making my decision. I poured out my heart and told Heavenly Father that I can’t teach something that is false, and asked if I should go home. I asked Him to tell me if the church is true. As I was praying, a calm, warm feeling came over and enveloped me. I felt a feeling of peace and assurance that what I am preaching is true. I was told to continue with I was doing and serve my mission. It was a weird feeling because my mind still had a lot of questions but my heart knew that the church was true. I had to rely on faith to keep me going. My testimony continued to grow as I stayed active in the church. I had plenty of questions about things that I did not understand about the church but the more I studied, the stronger my testimony grew. My testimony continues to grow line upon line, precept on precept. My testimony grows in little increments from my study of the scriptures, keeping the commandments, loving and serving others, and following the Savior’s example. I found that if I am patient and exercise my faith, I will find the answers to my questions.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing a little at a time. Trying to make steady progress each day towards becoming more like our Savior. Line upon line, precept upon precept. I found that small successes build up to big ones over time. I try to do the right things and make a difference in the lives of other people.