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Hi I'm Jason Burton

Missionary serving in the California Modesto Mission, Viola Player, son and brother and a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Jason. I love being a Latter Day Saint, but if you asked me that a few years ago I might not respond so strongly. Yes I have been born into the covenant and raised in the LDS church my whole life but it hasn't been until this past year that I've truly made my conversion. I love to play my viola and sing. I love to perform hymns in church and even arranging them. I love to write stories about life or even fantasy stories. I love to be around my friends and family and I also love helping people. As any other human being I have my struggles and challenges and sometimes it's even being kind to the ones I love most. But I still love them and am working on showing my love in a kinder way. I love to give others advice on things in their lives and also things of life. I love this Gospel and Church more than anything else save it be Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I know that they live and love each and every one of us no matter what we've done. My name is Jason. And I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm not a Mormon because that's what I was raised to be. I'm a Mormon because I choose to be and because I know this is the true church of God. I'm a Mormon because to me, it makes sense and the Gospel is so simple, we as human beings just can over complicate it and over think it sometimes. I'm a Mormon because I know it's the way I live my life that will help me return to my Father in Heaven. The Church means something to me, and the this something is powerful and its different day to day, trial to trial. But no matter what I'm going through that day, I know that Gospel won't change. The world changes, but not the will of Heavenly Father. I'm a Mormon because of how the teachings and doctrines of the Church make me feel. In a world that is full of change and corruption, I love to feel a sense of security and safety in something that never changes. I'm a Mormon because I choose to be, not because I have to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to become a better son of Heavenly Father. I don't just go to church because I know its the right thing to do. I actually want to go to church every week. I choose to live this Gospel because I know that it blesses my life and that through this Gospel and the Atonement of Jesus Christ, I have found a new and better life. I also live my faith by using the Atonement. I know that the Atonement is the key for happiness and that it is applicable for every human being on this earth. I live my faith by striving to set a good example to others, even if they don't notice. I love to show my faith through music. Music is a universal language that everyone speaks. And music speaks to you. Its marvelous because it speaks to everyone in a different way and means something different to each person. There are various types of music that spreads different messages and feelings. Music speaks when words don't come. I live my faith by serving the Lord with all my heart and all that I can do. I know that by putting trust in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, will always bless your life and will bring you happiness in the life to come.