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Hi I'm Jonathan

I was born in southern California, moved to The Lone Star State around the age of 12, I love it here, I'm a convert to the church.

About Me

Back in California there is a place called Orange County that I call home, we moved my 6 grade year of school to good 'ol Texas and I've loved living here since, met my best friend and brother late my freshman year of high school, although I didn't know he was my brother till I was baptized in to the Church Dec. 15, 2012. I'm graduated now and heading out on a mission in May 2015, and my brothers are still around. I'm a photographer, a sketch artist, a bit of a musican, I do game every now and then so I do know my way around an FPS, but there is nothing I love more than the outdoors, I love longboarding, I prefer cooler climates and camping, I thank the church for that last one. In general Im pretty humble I think although I know my pictures are awesome.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who was predominantly Catholic with sprinkle of Atheist point of views, in my childhood I can remember going to church but never learning anything about love, or faith, or Jesus, or God. When I grew older I began to question the use for religion, for I saw my family's practice of religion, as merely tradtion, I fell away from all my beliefs, my thoughts began to cultivate darker days, weeks and eventually years, and at the moment I was presented with light and truth, I lunged for it, that light and that whole truth came from testimony, lessons, and the Spirit, of the restored church of Jesus Christ, along with all the proper authority to act in Gods name, birth, baptism, work, marriage, and death were given entirely new meanings, this is what I needed to supplement my flicker of faith. My life, because of the Whole and Everlasting Gospel is and shall for all eternity be changed, there is a power behind knowing the truth, who would've thought.

How I live my faith

For the past two years that I've been a member I've been, I feel, pretty pro-active in the church and I don't plan on letting up any time soon. I learned to always bare my testimony when given the chance and bare it meaningfully, just like prayer. My brothers and I have always been active in our callings and especially when it comes down to missionary work, if it werent for that I dont think I'd be typing this. I try to always be grateful and always give thanks to God for the day, at least. I excersise my faith as much as possible, but of course we all have our off days, church is not for perfect people, but I always find comfort in Jesus Christ, grateful for the grace of the Atonement. I live my faith as long as I have life in my heart.