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Hi I'm Tom

I'm a computer repair technician, avid gamer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Well, for starters, I am a computer repair tech with a passion for technology. I feel as if I may never "work" a day in my life because I love my job with a passion. In my free time, I play video games like League of Legends, or Starcraft 2, with a few others here and there. I love to be competitive but do it in a healthy environment and way. I don't like to sweat the big stuff, I never have. I have always felt that there was something else in store for me in life, I just didn't know what that was...until last August. A friend of mine had called the local missionaries for a copy of the Book of Mormon, and as I was the only male available to be there, I was there for her when the missionaries came. I had told her, "Don't expect me to start going to church or even entertain the idea." I was not very privy to any religion at the time. So as the missionaries came in and sat down, I kind of tuned out for a little. Next thing I know, its 3 hours later and I am involved so deeply in conversation with these 3 young men finding that I really didn't know ANYTHING. I accepted the baptism challenge that day. Since then, my life has been so enriched and blessed... I don't know where I would be without the gospel in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, simply and plainly, because everything that is taught, everything that has happened since joining, feels to me to be the absolute will of our loving Heavenly Father. My life feels so much more complete with the gospel in my life, and there is not a moment that goes by when I am engrossed in church activities that I feel bored, lonely, angry, anything negative. It is always such a great day when I get to hang out with the missionaries or go out an serve my fellow man. Nothing can shake my faith, and nothing can turn me away from this church, for my faith in Jesus and our Heavenly Father is built upon a solid rock of truths, events, and impressions. The decision to be baptized was a turning point in my life that I can, and will, NEVER regret.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by action. My callings are program coordinator (meaning I make the programs that are handed out before church starts on sunday) and substitute Sunday school teacher. I take great pride in my callings and strive to make my lessons very interactive for the 12-13 year olds that I teach. I also try to get them involved in the teaching process, so that these youngsters may also reach their peers on a level that they can understand. I do as much as I can (work schedule permitting) to volunteer for church events and even small events, like going out with the missionaries to go teach my home teaching assignments, or to meet with people who are interested in learning more of the church. I try to keep myself occupied with wholesome, good spirited activities.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Tom
I found my answer through prayer. I asked, many times and very fervently, yet reverently; if what I was told was true. My answer didn't come in the form of fireworks, angels, or massive events... It was more of a small whisper in my ear that sent a sincere feeling of peace, joy, and gratitude shooting through my spine and down to my legs. I had my answer. Anyone is capable of seeking the answers to the questions they have. Show more Show less