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Hi I'm Jacob

I'm a dad. I'm a speech therapist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the husband of a wonderful woman, and the father of two wonderful boys. I recently earned a graduate degree and have begun a very rewarding career in speech pathology. Aside from work I spend most of my time with my family. I enjoy working with wood, and would love to one day have a fully functional wood shop.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by a great mother and father, and had the blessing of being able to feel the spirit of God in our home. I felt the spirit when we would read the Book of Mormon together, and when we would talk about our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I learned what actions and thoughts would drive away that spirit, and those that would keep it close. I felt that spirit as I made covenants with God, and as I served Him as a full-time missionary. I continue to feel that spirit as I read the Book of Mormon and Bible, listen to modern day prophets and apostles, and strive to live according to their teachings.

How I live my faith

Living the gospel of Jesus Christ requires service to those around us. I grew up serving as part of a group of other young men. I was able to help people move into and out of our area, clean up and improve public spaces, and encourage other young men to do the same. I am now able to visit the homes of a few families in our area each month and share with them a message about Christ's gospel. I also serve in a group of young adult men, and am able to teach, testify, and learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ. My wife and I always look for opportunities to teach our children love, kindness, and obedience. We dedicate one night a week to put our attention specifically to this. I read from the scriptures alone each morning, and with my wife each evening. We often share with each other our thoughts and feelings about what was read.