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Hi I'm Jake Thompson

Mesa, Arizona is my home. Playing guitar, sports with boards, and exploring nature are activities I enjoy. I'm a mormon.

About Me

My name is Jake. I am 20 and loving life. Music is one of my hobbies. That includes listening at home, going to shows, and playing my own. Guitar is my weapon of choice, but I also love playing the mandolin, harmonica, and digeridoo. Sports are fun too, especially snowboarding, skateboarding, racket ball, and anything with water. As far as college goes, I got one year down. I am a certified nurse assistant and planning on progressing in the medical field. I am pro at laser tag, so don't mess! Mexican food is number one! If I had one super power it would be to stop time because there just isn't enough of it! If it was possible for me to have a pet elephant, i would. Being in the beauty nature is one of my favorite places to be. I love my family and friends! I would say I am a pretty chill guy most of the time, or at least I try to be.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Lartter-Day Saints has been a huge blessing in my life. I guess I am mormon because my parents taught me the blessings it brings by their example. I didnt always know the church was true though, but just like everyone, there came a time for me to figure things out for myself. Of course what I got as I read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it was that the Church is true. Looking back on everything that has happened to me in my life, the church has only brought good. That is why I am a Mormon! Following the commandments of God only brings true and lasting happiness. Having a prophet on the earth today to lead and guide us who are looking for God only makes sense. Being a member of this church helps my know that life is not perfect, but that is why we have Jesus Christ to help us with our problems and help us repent. I know that Jesus lives. I know that God loves and knows all of us. I know this from reading the scriptures, praying about them, and applying the things in them in my life. As I do these things I find the Spirit enters into my life. Families can be together forever through temple ordinances, and that brings joy and hope to me. I am thankful for all the blessings that being a mormon brings.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be the best I can be every day. Reading my scriptures, praying, and going to church all help my feel better about life and keep me feeling bombtastic. I also try to share the gospel with new people every day because it helps strengthen my faith, and also because who would want to be left out on the sweetness of the gospel? I try to put my muscles to good use by serving people as often as I can. I like saying hi to new people and be a friendly guy you know, spread the love! Of course it's a work in progress!

What is faith?

Jake Thompson
I think faith is putting trust in God. Faith seems to be more like an action word. If you trust God, then you do the things he asks and follow his commandments. Show more Show less