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Hi I'm Jeffrey M. Troutman II

I've moved 19 times. I love Art, Music, Soccer, and anything with a board beneath my feet, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am an Elder in the Washington Vancouver mission. I enjoy making and composing music, and the happiness it gives others. I also enjoy anything to do with a board underneath my feet, such as skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding.

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to be apart of the Church of Jesus Christ of later day saints because the joy it brings me in life. When fallowing the commandments and doing what is right in life, there is a harmony and happiness that comes over ones self. This wasn't always the case for there was a point in life where I did not always fallow the commandments or choose the right decisions. This left me feeling hopeless and as if there were a void in side of me. Then one night I had so much heart ache I felt as if I could not bear it anymore. I remembered hearing people during church talk about the atonement, and how threw they atonement that there pains and sorrows were lifted. So I got on my knees and asked my loving heavenly father to take all my pain and sorrow from me so I could feel happy again. I felt a warm loving feeling come over me, almost as if someone were hugging me. At that point in my life I knew that there was a God and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints was the true and restored gospel here on this earth.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in Jesus Christ by trying to be a modern day disciple of Christ and the love he has for those. One way I have found for me to most easily serve is to, serve the youth in my ward. To help them out in there activities and or spend time with them. Showing others your love for them even though they may not know you or visa versa is a great way of showing faith. The simplest way of showing love is threw charity or serving others at all times, even when you may not want to.