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Hi I'm Jared Gale

I'm a normal guy, with normal gifts, but i can do powerful things, that will change the world. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Look I’m a normal guy, I am married and have been for 10 years, I am still in school trying to get done, and I work to do what I can to support my family. I love to write, not that I am any good at it, but I like to think that I am, or at least can be. My major in school is Psychology, because I want to help people. I am not a father, that is my major trial in life, because me and my wife cant have kids.I don't have extraordinary talents and gifts, just the normal ones, but that doesn't limit me to just doing normal things. I have learned the secret to changing the world. The secret is the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I know that sounds funny, or anticlimactic, but it is true. In my life as a Mormon I used to think that my weaknesses made me too weak to be of help, and my mediocre talents that i thought made me too mediocre to be of help. I looked around myself and in the world and said I am no great this or that, what can I do? Once i accepted the Atonement, which means more than just believing in, but actually believing it applies to me things changed. Not only was i cleansed from my sins, and failures, but i was strengthened beyond my capacities to do the work of the lord. I became powerful, not because my gifts changed but because my trust and focus was in the Savior. I have been promoted to say what needed to be say do what needed to be done, and trust that the power of God will be with me as I do his work.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Mormon faith, and before you think that I am here just because that is all I know, I would tell you that is not exactly the case. I grew up in a single mother home, which was far from being the perfect family. My mom worked hard to provide for us, and from the age of ten on I also worked. It was tough growing up like that but we made it, however when I was about 12 my family decided they didn’t want to go to church anymore. I was left with the decision of following the faith I knew or not. I will tell you that I made the choice because of the way the gospel of Jesus Christ had already changed my short life. At 12 I understood the world and the plan for me, and that was a gift that I didn’t want to lose. So I stayed. I went to church alone, I didn’t everything alone, and years later I am still a full member of the faith. I can tell you that it is the best decision I have ever made, because while there are those who struggle to find their way, or reasons for why things happen I know the answers. So when I say I know Joseph Smith was a Prophet, and that the Book of Mormon is true, it is because I had to fight alone to find out. I have studied other religions, and nothing out there give the answers that I feel the Gospel of Jesus Christ can give. Being Mormon for me is just part of who I am now. I have had plenty of chances to get off this faith, and good ones too, but I won’t.

How I live my faith

Now I have been a member for years, and I love the sense of understanding my place in the universe this gospel gives me. I know many things that others do not, like why I am here, and why bad things happen, and where I am going, and what is the point of life. I try and take those answers and share them with those around me. Right now I teach those youth that are graduating from high school, and are about to enter into the world alone, whether that is collage or just going off to start their lives. It is my duty and privilege to help them however I can prepare to face the struggles that we all went through. Armed with answers and understanding it makes going through trials easier, when you know that God loves you and that trials make you stronger, and more like him if you let them, is a good thing to be armed with. I teach them that there are things out there that want to distract and drag them down, that will turn them into those who think about themselves only. I try to help them realize that it is doing what the master would do that should be our goal, that is thinking about others, and serving that will bring happiness. I have had my share of disappointments and problems, but I have not let those things take me down, because I have gripped tightly to the gospel of the Savior. He has never let me down, and I won’t let him down if I can help it.