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Hi I'm Jamie

I love golfing and skiing and football. I helped build the Dallas Temple. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love the outdoors - mountains and beaches especially. I love traveling, golf, scuba, downhill skiing and cars. Football is one of my great passions with my sons. I coached for over 10yrs and my entire family are 49er Faithful! I am a father of 3 amazing children who are truly my best friends and of whom I am so proud. I've lived in a handful of major western US cities.

Why I am a Mormon

Choosing to be a Mormon meant choosing to be devoted to Jesus Christ. To partake of His Atoning sacrifice and commit to offer my whole soul as an offering to Him - it is the only thing I possess that is truly mine to give. To me, it literally means CHOOSING...Him, over my own selfish desires or lusts. Making a conscious, willful choice is a very liberating thing to do. It carries with it purpose, meaning, and commitment - because it is MY choice. Arriving at this decision took many years of my life. It wasn't until I had nearly ruined my life, destroyed and lost most of the best things in my life - that I finally looked at myself, the life I had constructed, and realized that I had not only failed to achieve "happiness," but that I was broken inside and that changes in my life needed to begin with changes deep within me, who I was, and who and what I was going to choose to follow intently and not be swayed by the winds of selfishness or ease. Once that moment happened, my "change of heart," in which I recognized that I absolutely NEEDED HIM, occurred. From that precise moment on, my life began to change - why? Because I began to exercise my faith. First, I committed to myself to begin reading my Book of Mormon daily - just to see where that would lead me. It led me to my knees. Then after a few weeks of this, it led me to attend Sacrament meeting. Then after a few months of that, it led me to listening with real intent to General Conference, where I heard Elder Bednar bear witness to the doctrine of Repentance. That very moment I determined to begin that process and do whatever it took to come back. This past week I was baptized. Never has anything meant more to me in my life than regaining my membership in the church. The blessings in my life are countless since I began that process. I am, for the first time in my life, happy and comfortable with who I am...and I feel peace I'd never before known.

How I live my faith

Living my faith is about loving the people around me, whether I am acquainted with them or not. To see them as true brothers and sisters of mine, and to see them with a "caring eye" - always watchful of moments where I may be able to lift their spirits, assist them physically or emotionally and always genuinely care about their well-being. In the church I have opportunities to help others feel loved through service, warm smiles and genuine support wherever it may be needed.