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Hi I'm Jaimie Trottier

I'm from the Pacific Northwest. I'm currently a college student. I'm a convert to the church and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Jaimie and I'm from Washington state. I love reading. It's my favorite thing to do. As long as it's not non-fiction I'll read it. I want to be a writer, but I'm not sure how practical an English degree is so I'm currently majoring in Communication Disorders, which I also love. I love my family and often get homesick while at college. But my faith in the Gospel keeps me strong during difficult times. I love being a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a convert to the church and I am the only member in my family. The first time I entered a chapel at an LDS church building for sacrament meeting I was fifteen years old. I sat beside a friend from my high school. All I remember seeing were the families seated among the pews. Nearly every child had a mother and father next to them. Almost every marriage within my own family had resulted in divorce. I wanted to know what made these families stick together. And that began my investigation with the church. My investigation was a long, hard, frustrating year of my life. Some of my friends didn't support me learning about the church so I tried to find faults in the Gospel of Jesus Christ to please them. But I never did find any. After a year of going to church I decided to give up. I was told that all I had to do was pray and I would find out for myself whether or not the church was true. But I felt like God was ignoring my prayers because I never received a direct answer from Him. After two weeks of giving up on the church I fell to my knees in prayer and finally received my answer regarding the truthfulness of the Gospel. I know that this church is true. I love it with all my heart. It's scary for me think what kind of life I would be living without it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brings me so much joy and love every day. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and I know that He loves you. I know that families are forever. I find so much peace in knowing that my future family will grow up with the teachings of the Gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by simply remembering my Father in Heaven. As long as I remember God's love for me I remember to continually pray and read my scriptures.I know that He wants to hear from me and when I want to hear from Him I read the Book of Mormon. I also remember that God loves all of his children, so I try to live my faith by constantly serving others. I believe that when we are helping others we are acting as Christ would.