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Hi I'm Jay

I grew up in Arizona. Im an aspiring artist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an only child. But I like to socialize. I enjoy playing the guitar and drawing. I keep a dream journal where instead of writing them down, I exercise my talent by drawing them. Every now and then I attempt to improve life by some random invention. I am currently going to college where I am going to finish my prerequisites to enter into a respiratory therapy program. My mind is like a bouncy ball in a room full of thoughts. And I am fluent in Spanish.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born in the church, I never really knew that it was true. I wanted to believe it was. But I never knew if it was. Until one day when I asked God. One day, I was sitting on my bed pondering about all the different churches. I was thinking about how all of them operate off of the same doctrine, yet there are hundreds of different churches with different beliefs. This was confusing for me. I just couldn’t understand how everyone, who believed in the same God, could be so ununified. I came to the conclusion that it was time for me to ask the only person who could tell me which of these churches was the one that God established: God. I knelt down by my bed and prayed, asking my Father in heaven this question, and you know what? I received no answer. Confused I went to bed thinking that I would examine my little experiment tomorrow. The next day I was teaching one of my friends who was not a member of the church about what we believed. I distinctly remember when I started telling her about when the authority of God was restored upon the earth. How a young boy named Joseph Smith saw God and Jesus Christ face to face. And how they told him that His true church was to be restored through him. When I said those words, I literally felt truth coming out of my mouth. At that moment, I knew that that event actually happened. Ever since then, I didn’t believe...I knew.

How I live my faith

In the church, I am in charge of organizing young single adult activities every Monday for the youth in our region. I attend our church service every Sunday with my parents. I enjoy teaching and answering people questions about our faith and I love to make other people smile. I also attend a religious institute class every Thursday near the college I go to.