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Hi I'm Jim

I grew up as a member of another faith. At age 25 I had questions regarding things spiritual. I'm now a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my wife for over forty years. We have seven children and 10 grandchildren. I love my wife and family. I have an undergraduate degree in physics and graduate degree in astrophysics. I have worked in the aerospace industry for many years. While working in the aerospace industry I also taught astronomy at a community college. I enjoy astronomy and teaching it to others, especially about stars and galaxies. I enjoy many types of music, including classical and the Big Band Era, like Glenn Miller.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a Protestant faith. As a young single adult, age 25, I had questions pertaining to things spiritual. My church did not satisfactorily provide me with the answers to my questions. A friend of mine gave me a copy of the Book of Mormon. I began reading it and soon found that I could not put it down. While reading it one night I heard myself saying out-loud, "This is true." The Book of Mormon changed my life. I began attending a ward of the LDS church. The members were so kind, caring, and generous that I had a strong desire to meet and associate with them often. I gave-up my cigarettes and alcohol and was blessed in never having withdrawal effects from, or desires for, them again. Soon thereafter I was baptised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. I have a testimony that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world and thus I am committed and active in His Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know that through my Savior I can be with my family throughout the eternities. This knowledge serves as an anchor in my life and provides that direction needed to help me follow Him in this life.

How I live my faith

Since joining the LDS church 46 years ago I have always attended my Sunday meetings and served faithfully in the many callings I was given over the years. Activity and service in the church has become a way of life for me many years ago, and continues to be today.