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Hi I'm Jamila

I'm a wife. I'm a business manager. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married with one child. I have a degree in Engineering, a Master in Business Administration, a Master of Healthcare management, and I am currently a medical student. I worked as a business manager for a global company. I have a passion for improving the education standards in underserved communities. I had the honor of starting a global young professional network that attracts and retains key talent for my company. I love to read, write, and play tennis.

Why I am a Mormon

 I didn't know the spiritual darkness that surrounded me until I was baptized at the age of 17. Growing up I saw people do many things that didn't feel right to me. While I didn't know why I felt the way that I did, I did know that there was an invisible force that was guiding me to make the right choices. I did not grow up going to a church so the concept of God was not clear to me. It wasn't until the missionaries came and taught my family that I gained an understanding that I was a child of a Heavenly Father that loved me and had been the one guiding my life all along. I discovered that my life had a purpose, that God had prepared this earth for me to learn and grow and that he sent his son Jesus Christ to help me overcome my mistakes so that I can return to live with God and my family forever. I learned the importance of family to God's plan and as result drew closer to my parents, my brother, and sisters. The darkness that surrounded my life lifted as the light of Christ filled me with a greater peace and joy than I have ever before felt. I know the Church of Jesus Christ is true and I am grateful for its teachings. 

How I live my faith

I live my faith each and every day. In the morning, I have family scripture readying and prayer with my husband. Then I have individual scripture reading and prayer. During the day, I constantly have a prayer in heart that the Lord will guide me to make the right choices and help those in need. When I return home, we have family dinner and nightly prayer. Each week, on Monday, we have family evening where we spend time singing, teaching a spiritual lesson, praying, and doing an activity together with family and friends in the area. I have served in the presidency of both of our local church women and youth groups, which are global organizations for women and young ladies committed to strengthen home and family, increasing faith and personal righteousness and caring for those in need. On Sunday, I attend church meetings and in the afternoon I visit sisters in the community who are in need of spiritual support and strength.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Jamila
 I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Mormonism is true because as a teenager I witnessed the transformation that took place in my family as we embraced the gospel teachings. We went from a family that was tearing apart to a family that bonded together. I know the church is true because I have witnessed the transformation in my own life. I went from a young girl that was lost, alone, and afraid, to a daughter of God who is confident in her life purpose and has a clear vision to the path that she needs to a walk. I know that the church is true because I have prayed about it and the Lord has answered my prayers. If you want to know if Mormonism is true, you must read the Book of Mormon, follow its teachings to believe in Christ, repent of your sins, be baptized by one who holds authority from God, and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. You must pray and ask your Heavenly Father to reveal the truth unto you by the power of the Holy Ghost and then you must follow the Lord's promptings.  Show more Show less