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Hi I'm James Clemesha

Born in Utah, I'm a normal kind of guy who loves to laugh, record my dreams, be outdoors, and watch thunder storms. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

My name is James, I am just a simple guy who loves to laugh and joke around. I love to go on hikes and play soccer on my free time. I've lived in Utah my whole life, and plan to live there FOREVER! I love having a really freaky dream and being able to record it, Zooey Deschanel and the Flobots are the bomb but God is my idol. My family means the world to me, it's where my learning began, My parents have taught me to "Smile in trouble, gather strength from distress"-Thomas Paine. I have learned valuable and priceless attributes from my family and friends in this life. I love to learn, one of my favorite quotes comes from Elder Bednar ( He's one of the Apostle from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) He said "Knowledge is the Head. Understanding is the Heart. Intelligences is what we become." I treat everyday, trial, and experience as a learning moment, my choices here on earth will effect me through out eternity, virtue is destiny.

Why I am a Mormon

My journey began when I heard someone quote the letter from Thomas Jefferson to his nephew Peter Carr, he said "When it comes to mathematics know this, politics know this, philosophy know that, language try this, but when it comes to religion, fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness, even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, He must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear." The phrase QUESTION WITH BOLDNESS stuck out to me, take it to the source, challenge every fact, every opinion, look and compare the best with the best. Turn over every rock to find the truth, but when you turn over a rock for truth, do it with sincerity, with honesty, with boldness. I wanted to know if the Book of Mormon was true, if paying tithing, living the Word of Wisdom and Law of Chastity did make a "HUGE" difference in my life. So I questioned, I took it to the source, to a LOVING God who will lead you to Him. I found out, not from the internet, nor from the world, but from God, my Heavenly Father who for 18 years of my life, left bread crumbs leading right to him, but I was to blind or prideful to even pay attention. Why am I a Mormon? I am a Mormon because it is too structured to be false, it is too Christ-like to be false, it is too virtuous to be false. I am a Mormon because it has helped me be a better Christian, it has brought me closer to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live it by a very simple statement by John Stackhouse: "God cares about people more than He cares about truth in the abstract. Jesus Christ didn't die on the cross to make a point. He died on the cross to save people whom He loves." I live my faith to the principal of remembering that people are more important than truth. People do not care how much you know, until they know how much you care. Where there is pure religion not far off is the spring of virtue. In the spring of virtue are to be found in the purest forms, broken vessels of the heart, a therapeutic cry, and an ultimate sacrifice to He whom dwells on High.

In whom should we have faith?

James Clemesha
This question can be answered in a very simple and powerful scripture. Psalms 20:7 "Some trust in chariots, some in horses: but we will remember the name of the Lord our God." We must have faith in the one and only person that can save and redeem us, His name is Jesus Christ, our Lord, our God. We believe faith is the first principal of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, faith is an action word. To have faith in Jesus Christ would lead you not only to be saved by Him, but to follow and do as He did. Coming unto Christ cannot be separated from dedicated discipleship. We put our faith in Christ because He is the only person that through Him our thoughts and actions can be perfected. So in whom should we have faith? Jesus Christ. Show more Show less