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Hi I'm Jeremy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Massachusetts and Maryland in a family of 6 kids with 2 great parents. Growing up in the Mormon faith is the greatest blessing I could have received. I would like to think that I would have been strong enough to seek out this great faith but I am ever so grateful to my parents for taking that courageous step for me and raising me in a faith that turned me into who I am today. I am married to a wonderful young lady who helps me strive to be the best person I can be and we got married in the only place that allows us to be together forever, the temple! I am currently an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and enjoy helping those that need my help.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I was one of those lucky few that was raised in the the faith. I, like every one else, had to find out on my own if it was really true or not. My conversion came at a time when I was preparing for my mission. I was 18 and didn't want to do what the church was asking all young men of the age of 19 to do, and that was to take 2 years out of my life and serve the Lord. My best friends dad heard me one Sunday telling my Bishop that I didn't want to go on a mission. He then pulled me aside and told me the one thing that made me go seek out the answer I truly needed, he said, "you can not live the gospel principles you were taught your whole life and get to heaven and find out it was true and then you are out of luck because you chose not to live it, or you can live those principles and get to heaven and find out its not true and what did you lose? NOTHING! you would have still lived a good life and only missed out on some 'fun' activities." I had grown up relying on my parents testimonies and hadn't developed my own yet, so I took this as a challenge from my best friends dad and went to prayed about it, just as Joseph Smith did and from that point on I have always known that this was the true Church of Jesus Christ. I have since served that 2 year mission and have done the best I can to live those principles I was taught and that I taught to those great people I served on my mission. I have a great responsibility, as a priesthood holder, to my wife and future children to lead them to that eternal happiness that awaits us after this life. I love this gospel with all my heart and love the fact that we have a prophet, a modern day Moses, here on the earth today who gives us direction and guidance along with the scriptures.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving each day to be the best person I can be. I work as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) which gives me an obligation to help the community when they need my help. I love doing this because it allows me to meet all kinds of people who I can learn from. I am constantly looking to grow everyday and become a better person each day. My wife has been a tremendous contributor to my desire to grow each day and I am indebted to her forever. I get to work with the 7-8 year old kids on Sundays and the 9 year old cub scouts. I thoroughly enjoy this because the kids I have are super smart in the gospel and scouting. It will never cease to amaze me how much a 7 year old knows, and also to watch them prepare for baptism and to watch them get baptized is great! I always look forward to going to church on Sundays because I get to teach those young kids what I have come to know is true. Kids are so humble and teachable and can be molded in a way that can set them on the path that I have come to know is the right path for them.