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Hi I'm James Knouse

I grew up in Northern NY and now live in Wisconsin with my wife and four children. I am a student and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 37 year old student at the University of Platteville in Wisconsin. I am studying Manufacturing Management. I have four children one girl and three boys. Alexis is the oldest at 17 and then there is Orion at 14, Darrien at almost 12, and Gabriel at 8. My wife's name is Karen and she is my best friend and companion. I love them all dearly.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I wanted to live my life better. I wanted the happiness that I saw others were partaking in. My wife is Mormon and at a certain point in my life I wanted to be like her. I am glad I was baptized in 2002. I was able to baptize my two youngest sons and that was really special to me. I have a strong testimony that this is the one true church and that Jesus does live. I also believe in the Family Proclamation to the World which tells us how we are supposed to be as family in the eyes of God. It is a phenomenal proclamation.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by observing the Word of Wisdom daily even when it is difficult. I try my best to stay on the straight and narrow path. I live the gospel in my daily life by loving my family as Jesus loves all his children. I also try to study my scriptures and keep up on the lessons being taught.