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Hi I'm Jamie

I'm a Mormon. Igrew up in Houston, TX. moved to Dallas county 18 years ago. I have been a member for 29 years.

About Me

I knew that I was missing something in my life since I was young and now that I have found the gospel my life has become much clearer and more focused. My favorite thing(s) to do are bike riding, sewing, cooking (mostly baking), out side yard work and some geneology. We have 2 grown children, no grand children for now! But what I love the most is service helping others when I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I spent most summers with my grandmother since I was ten, mostly to help her since she was alone. But during that time I was supose to help her she taught me sewing, some needle point, gardening, most of all she read to me from the scriptures. My parents did not attend any churchs as we were growing up, so I took the reading in to my heart. As I grew I began to investigate churdhes, searching for what.............I just knew I would know when I found it. I have to thank with all my soul the friend that I made and introduced me to the church and I knew that this is what I have been searching for.

How I live my faith

I and my children have been a member for 30yrs and during that time giving my tithing from my income was strictly by knowing that my family would be blessed. I know that if I do what the scriptures say that my family will be blessed.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Jamie
There is a strong tradition of missionary service in the Church. The Savior taught, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations” (Matthew 28:19). Church members consider it a privilege to show their love for other people and the Lord by sharing the gospel. Missionaries generally begin serving when they are from 19 to 21 years old. Many retired seniors, men, women, and married couples also serve missions. Missionaries serve from 18 months to 2 years. Missions are voluntary, and missionaries are not paid for their service. Missionaries come from around the world, and they serve wherever the Church calls them. While serving full-time, missionaries are official representatives of the Church. Show more Show less