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Hi I'm Jonathan Lee

I love sports, music, talking in German and Spanish, writing, running, laughing, and loving those that matter most. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California, but grew up and lived most of my life in Arizona. I have attended college at Brigham Young University, with the goal of reaching Medical School in the future. I absolutely love listening to and writing music, reading books, playing all sports, and helping others. Nothing gives me greater joy than serving someone I love. I speak English and Spanish, and I'm trying to regain German. I am a firm believer that friendships and family indeed can and do last forever. So if you become my friend, beware: it's a long term commitment.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a person who likes to to things out logically, to plan ahead of time, perhaps. Yet the best things in my life are the ones that don't make a whole lot of sense, and aren't the kind of things you plan. Nothing matters more to me than my family and my friends, the people I care about most. They mean more to me than life itself. No amount of reasoning could explain why or how I feel this way... And yet it is, and I do. To find a truth that you can't prove, you have to go deeper than the brain, and look to the heart. I've heard many churches that teach good things that make sense, and I commend their efforts to be good people and follow our Savior. But only one has struck me at my soft spot: my heart. When I'm following the commandments, when I go to Church and partake of the sacrament, when I witness the power of the Holy Ghost change the drunkard into a Saint, I feel the love of our Savior burning in my soul comparable only to the love I feel for Him, and for those I care about most. And even then, His love leaves mine far behind. There are things we can't change, things we can't prove; there will always be a new discrepancy, a new theory that claims to trump our beliefs. They try to logically prove that we are short-sighted, close-minded, or simply wrong... But NONE of those theories can provide the sense of unity, love, and hope that our Savior offers through this, His true Church. Whatever the proof or charge, be it about our leaders, the doctrine, or the people, I dare you to learn for yourself. I did, and I know that this is the Kingdom of God restored again on the Earth.

How I live my faith

If there is one thing that my faith in the Savior has taught me, it is that there is always room for improvement. No matter how hard I try, I can't always live up to the ideal thay I set for myself. Yet, I know that I can rely on the grace of the Savior to help transform me. I strive to always be a little better than I was the day before, and that, in turn, increases my faith. This process we call life is not easy, and can be downright frustrating at times. But with faith, we can always look forward and upward.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Jonathan Lee
We know by revelation. God has promised in the scriptures that the things which are true and right will be confirmed to us by the power of the Holy Ghost, who will act upon our hearts and our minds. If we do our part, by sincerly studying and seeking the truth, the Holy Ghost will make known to us what we are to do. This is best done by reading the scriptures, the words of living prophets, and then praying and asking the Father if it is true or not. Then we listen. Show more Show less