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Hi I'm Jared Shelburne

I grew up in a small town in Lafayette Oregon and am currently going to school at LDS Business College in Salt Lake.

About Me

Hi my name is Jared and in my family I have two brothers and two sisters. Both of my sisters are married and my oldest brother is handicap and lives in a group home close to Portland Oregon, whereas my other brother is currently in japan because of the navy. I love playing basketball and doing photography. I am currently studying photography at LDS Business College and loving it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised into the church and my parents are both converts to the church. when they share of there stories of how they found the truth, it really does give me comfort. Even though I was born into the church, my life has not been an easy one for me, but I am so thankful to be able to have the gospel in my life and to be a member of this church. I strongly believe that I would not be the same person that I am today if it wasn't for the church. Being a member of the church and having the gospel in my life has blessed me in so many different ways and I would not trade it for the world.

How I live my faith

I feel that the best way for me to live my faith is by reading from the scriptures and praying everyday. I feel that there really is power from reading from the scriptures and praying. when we do read from the scriptures and pray, that we really are inviting the holy spirit to be a part of our lives. I have always known that life was not easy, but knowing that my heavenly father loves me and cares for me really does give me comfort and strength in my life despite my weaknesses that I have.