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Hi I'm Jason

I'm a 40 year old father of six. I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I play drums and guitar. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I happily married and am the aging father of five girls and a boy you can probably see the gray hair emerging. I love my children and enjoy spending time with them. I still try to carve out time to play my drum kit and sometimes I pull out my acoustic during my lunch hour at work. I'm presently employed by a large university as an academic advisor but my career choice was music therapy, which I practiced for about six years before seeking my MBA. As many people these days, I am trying to figure out what to do when I grow up, since my first career choice isn't a viable option at present. In the meantime, I try to excel at work and I work to keep up with my kids at home. I try to take time to realize that these are the years I will miss when my kids are grown. Life is pretty good, on the whole. God has helped us in many ways and at many times and I can't complain...though, sometimes I still do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a member of the church. However, after several rebellious teen years, I found AA, I found God and then I found myself gaining a genuine conviction of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I stay active because I know it is what Heavenly Father wants me to do and the more I do to serve others and build up the church, the more happy I become.

How I live my faith

The church has a lay ministry, so no member of the church, from the youngest child to the president of the church, is paid for his or her service in the church. I've had many positions or callings in the church and each has helped me grow and learn in the company of good people. I presently serve by teaching the new members and I also help the full-time missionaries with their efforts to spread the message of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Hopefully, by the time I am released from that calling, I will be much more skilled at it.