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Hi I'm Jim

I grew up in Utah, completed college in Idaho. I lived in Maine. I work as a Respiratory Therapist, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Trying to find a way to get backing for a research proposal. I work as a registered respiratory therapist. I am intrigued by solving problems with new creative ideas. I am a Dad of 3, and love my Wife and kids more than anything. When I'm at home my kids are my full attention, and spend countless hours playing with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and chose to become a member when I was baptized at 8 years old. I was on and off active in the church in my teens. I did not go on a mission because I wasn't ready. When I was about 20 I started going almost all the time. I met someone and got married in the Bountiful, Utah temple. It changed my life because the temple is an amazing place. I chose to get married in the temple because I wanted to spend all time and eternity with my Wife and kids, and eternal happiness. I stay true to my covenants and have spiritual testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church. I wouldn't have the things I do today without my faith, and hope that knowing our Heavenly-Father loves all his children and if you pray to him he will direct you. This is only a small portion of why I am a Mormon/ member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live the gospel by example. I have a unique ability to show empathy and give sympathy to those in need. I love the Savior, and love spending extra time learning all I can about the gospel and reading the scriptures. I keep my body healthy by choosing to live the way through the word of wisdom, and chastity. I have had various callings throughout my time as a member, and love to share the gospel to anyone who may ask. I believe in daily prayers. I exercise my priesthood authority when given the opportunity or when the need is there.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

A successful marriage requires faith—both in God and faith in each other. Faith in God is more than a theoretical belief in Him. To have faith in God is to trust Him, to have confidence in Him, and to be willing to act on our belief in Him. It is a principle of action. Shared faith in God can bind married couples and families together in a commitment to common values. It can lend them strength to overcome obstacles that might otherwise damage these important relationships. In successful marriages, couples trust each other. And they strive to prove worthy of their spouse’s trust. Any strong marital or family relationship must be based on mutual trust and trustworthiness. Faith in each other, like faith in God, can help couples and families face uncertainty and live up to high expectations. I believe in this and try to show by example. I make mistakes like everyone else. I take responsibility and accountability for my actions. I believe understanding the atonement is the foundation of a great, happy marriage. Praying together, family home evening and personal prayer is another important key. Show more Show less