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Hi I'm Jamison

I'm about to begin serving a mission in Chile.

About Me

I was raised LDS, and come from a long line of faithful members. I have one younger sibling, and a ton of other relatives. My family has lived in North Carolina for generations, and have never seemed to go anywhere else. In High School I found that sciences, especially chemistry, were subjects that I understood and very much enjoyed. I plan on joining the Navy after my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised to be a faithful member of the church. But when I became a teenager I made the same mistake that many that age do. That is, to get it in your head that you've you it all figured out, and that you no longer need advice from your parents. So, while I kept attending church, I became a skeptic on the inside. That is a mistake I'll never forget. I started to look for holes in the doctrine, and to rationalize the things that I had done. I felt no satisfaction in these actions, in fact I felt downright gross. After about a year, between the age of 16 and 17, I "came to" so to speak. I wanted to regain the testimony I'd lost. I felt so happywhen I went to church to learn again, not to criticize. Having faith in Jesus Christ made me feel loved, and trusting in his atonement gave me hope. I now have a personal, firm testimony in this gospel. That this is the true way to finding happiness. And I want only to help others come to share in that same faith and knowledge. At least, I want everyone to try it out.

How I live my faith

Throughout my time in youth programs we completed numerous service projects. Every summer the young men would take a big camping trip to either Raven knob, or Mt. Nantahala. When I turned 16, I was asked to help plan and coordinate activities for the youth in my area.