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Hi I'm Jason Snow

I grew up in Thousand Oaks, CA and now live in Omaha, NE. I am working to get into medical school. I am a husband and father!

About Me

I am a student at the Bellevue University near Omaha, NE. I am finishing the prerequisites for me to be able to apply to medical school. I love football, hockey, triathlons, and many other sports. I love my family and couldn't think of anything I would rather do on any night than hang out with my wonderful son and beautiful wife.

Why I am a Mormon

After leaving home for school at 18 I got involved in activities that were contrary to my LDS faith. As my life continued to separate from that of my childhood I was forced to make a decision as to whether I would follow the faith of my mother, or set out into the world. This decision is not one which I took lightly, and I prayed fervently to know if there was a God and if so, was the LDS church the true church on the earth. For weeks and months I prayed with little to no response. I met frequently with bishops and stake leaders who counseled me on my journey. In desperation I decided to fast for two days. At the closing of my fast I prayed to know what to do. Again silence. I cried as I decided that either there was no God, or that I had so sinned that I could never make amends and must go on without His love or support. That dark night, as with any dark night, was met with a glorious sunrise. Upon awaking a spirit with such power as I had never felt came upon me. In an instant I felt the outpouring of love from my Heavenly Father. I knew that God was real, I knew that he loved me, and I knew that he would have me share this wonderful and powerful love with all of His wondrous children. Since this moment I have repented, changed my habits to more align with His will for me, served a mission to the state of Indiana for two years preaching love and repentance, and married my beautiful wife for time and all eternity. Had my first son and have endeavored to teach him the eternal truths that have made my life so wonderfully blessed. I know this to be God's true church on the earth today, and having set my hand to the plow I refuse to look back.

How I live my faith

I currently am serving in my church as a member of the High Council. I spend a lot of my time in this position thinking about the members in our stake and making sure that they feel the love of the Savior in their lives. I volunteer with different organizations around the area as part of living my faith. I am a volunteer CASA (Case Appointed Special Advocate) where I work with children who are in the foster system to make sure that their needs are considered in their court cases. I also spend some time working with new refugees in our area, helping them to become familiar with America and gain the tools they need to survive (how to ride the bus, count money, etc.). The biggest way in which I live my faith however, comes not from the outward interaction I have with other people in my church and community, but rather from the quiet time I spend in prayer and studying my scriptures. I love my Savior with all of my heart and strive daily to serve him in whatever way he asks of me.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Jason Snow
One of my favorite stories is of a baptist preacher. When asked about his church's doctrine that family relations did not continue through the grave he responded, That is one doctrine in which I do not fully believe. When a mother cat's kittens are taken, she moves on with life, when a dog's litter is taken, she moves on. But when a Mother loses her child, there will never be a day in which she does not think of that child. God did not create love like that to end with death. I know that God established the family to last forever. That the love, trust, and happiness that are formed while in this life do not need to end with death. When marriage is performed by the priesthood in a holy temple, it can carry on into the eternities, as families bound together in faith and love. Show more Show less