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Hi I'm Jeremy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have four wonderful children and a beautiful wife. We don't have a big fancy house or nice cars, but we have each other, and that is plenty to keep us happy. By trade, I'm a Project Manager. I enjoy working with people and solving problems something I learned from serving a LDS mission in Londrina, Brazil and Florida, US. In short, I'm just a regular guy trying to do my best and lend a hand to those I care about. I couldn't ask for more.

Why I am a Mormon

I've always been a Mormon, but that doesn't mean I haven't gone through a period of conversion. My mother grew up in the church and dad joined the church when he was in college. They raised our family in the church. I always remember feeling that I was part of something special. I enjoyed going to classes on Sundays and meeting with my friends. I loved learning about The Savior and his teachings. But there was a time where I decided I needed to know for myself that this was where I wanted to be, that this was His church. I remember that moment very distinctly. In high school, I was on the cross country team. It was a small team, only 13 or 14 people. The topic of religion came up while we were stretching one afternoon. One of my teammates asked me "How do you KNOW that your church is right?" I didn't really have an answer I couldn't explain how I felt. I had been taught that we could ask our Heavenly Father directly to know the truth of all things, and so I did just that. I knelt in prayer in my bedroom and asked. I told my Father that I felt I was part of the His church, but that I wanted to know it. I waited in silence for what seemed like a long time, though I'm sure it was only a few minutes. As I knelt there next to my bed, I thought of the things I had been taught by my parents and Sunday school teachers. I thought about the Prophet Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. I thought about the holy temples. I thought about the Savior’s ministry in the New Testament. As I contemplated all these things, a feeling of comfort came over me. It was the ultimate feeling of peace that was so wonderful I could've stayed there on my knees all night. As I knelt, the thought came to mind, this is your confirmation, now you know that this is Christ's church. That is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I truly enjoy serving others. In our congregation (or ward as we call it) we all look after each other. We visit homes of members and non-members on a regular basis to make sure families needs are being met. Often, we are asked to help someone move, cut firewood, or even re-roof a home. These moments of service are the highlights of my weeks and months. This is how I live my faith, by serving my fellow friends and neighbors.

Who are the Mormons?

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