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Hi I'm Jessiah

I was born in Texas, but I grew up in Kentucky. Music is my passion and my first love. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to make things with my hands, like arts and crafts. I love scale replicas of things and making scale models. I enjoy piano and play it every day, since it helps me think about life's problems while doing something full of emotion. I finished high-school in 2011 and plan on going to college after my mission to Tempe, Arizona.

Why I am a Mormon

At 14, I was really going through life as you say, "going through the motions". Each day was a chore, and I was depressed and angry all the time. Contention and argument were a regular thing for me, as if I was the only good person, and everyone else just "didn't get it". I even thought about suicide in my depression. Though it was a bad time, it made me start to reflect upon my choices. Even though I was born into the church, I had always gone off of the belief of my parents, rather than my own testimony. It was then that I realized that just believing because my parents believed would not be enough. I had to know for myself! I decided to study the Book of Mormon and New Testament; and I mean STUDY, not just read (there is a big difference). From that point on my whole year was so incredibly better. At the end of reading both at the same time, I took up "Moroni's Promise" (Moroni 10:4) and decided to pray about it all. Let me tell you, the confirmation was both real and powerful. It was undeniable! It was spiritually fulfilling. My answer was there, and I have been trying to live it every day since. I can promise you that if you ask God for direction in your life, He will do it. It literally saved my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by playing the organ for sacrament meeting each week, by teaching the senior primary class, and by driving the youth to activities (I love them too of course!). I also live my faith by talking about my religion and trying to set a good example at work. Because of my example, I get asked about what I believe almost every day. I try my hardest to exemplify the saying "This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it."