31 Dec, 2013

Levi you are a wonderful person. Thank you for your courage. Let me be the first to say that you are so loved, most importantly by your Savior. I understand your fear in letting others know about your most personal struggle, but let me say it just opens you up to feel more love and understanding. Those who don't understand the Savior and his teachings well enough to show you the love you deserve will be fewer than those who will love you. I don't even know you and yet because of your honest sharing I feel a love for you and such a desire to be always in a place to buoy others up by my actions and not become a stumbling block through ignorance or a lack of compassion. Thank you and may the Lord bless you with the future Eternal family you desire.

31 Dec, 2013

You're my favorite. So happy you did this. Love you mucho bro!

Michael Packham
31 Dec, 2013

I shed tears right along with you as I watched. You are such a great example of a disciple of Christ. Our lives as Christians need not be diminished because of our same-gender attraction. In fact, as you have testified, we can actually serve Him more completely because we have had to turn to him so fully for strength and love. He will continue to stand by you and direct your life along the path to exaltation.

31 Dec, 2013

Levi, I love you. You've always been a great example to me...and now more than ever! You're one amazing person!

Alex Lindstrom
31 Dec, 2013

Thank you so much for adding your "Voice of Hope" to this beautiful project. I love you and have learned from the experiences that you have had.

Marina Goldthorpe
31 Dec, 2013

Levi, you are an amazing man and I know that you will be blessed for your wonderful choices. Great example to us all!

31 Dec, 2013

Thanks Levi for sharing a glimpse of your mortal journey with us. Helping us to understand how the Atonement of Jesus Christ can bring us back on the strait and narrow path if we choose to use it. The tears enables us to realize how personal the change has been for you over the past 5 years and how much joy and blessings you have received in learning how to be like Him. Thanks for making this video, for your example, and for your courage.

Lexi Hawkins
31 Dec, 2013

What an incredible testimony you have, Levi. I respect your courage and your overwhelming love for our Savior. You are so loved and I'm so glad to know you.

Mitch Austin
31 Dec, 2013

I just love you. Thank you for being such an incredible example.

Jessica Smith
1 Jan, 2014

I'm so happy that I know you, Levi. You are an amazing person.

1 Jan, 2014

This morning I woke up completely miserable. I had planned to tell my best friend that I experienced ssa, but that I didn't want to act on them. The words never left my mouth, however, and I just wanted to die more than anything..more than having to reveal this to anyone. You helped me, man. You helped a lonely 20 year old guy see that others have done it. I pray one day to find a friend like you. God bless you, and all those wonderful souls who helped you!

Melinda Ann Francks
1 Jan, 2014

Wow! What a beautiful testimony and a beautiful spirit you have. You are brave and couragous and strong. You give me hope! Keep going!

Joel Strasser
1 Jan, 2014

Levi you're such a good example. Thank you for sharing your courage and testimony.

1 Jan, 2014

That was an incredible video. You are inspiring. Thank you so much for sharing.

Liz Aiello-Sundquist
1 Jan, 2014

Levi, I'm so happy that you shared this with us. It's amazing and brings me hope. I hope that your solace is just around the corner.

2 Jan, 2014

Bro...you are amazing...I have been in the same situation for years...exactly 25 years...and watching people like you saying all these things,just make me feel stronger...thanks so much;_

2 Jan, 2014

We watched you grow up and know you were struggling, but not knowing why, but still cared and asked about you and remembered you in our prayers. You have a great family and they love you. We do too. Hang in there, Our Father in Heaven is always there to show us how we can help others and thereby help ourselves. :)

Aleta Utaatu
2 Jan, 2014

Levi, I am so proud to call you my cousin. You are a great example of strength and resilience. Never give up. Your family loves you and the Savior loves you. Thank you for sharing this.

3 Jan, 2014

Levi---you rock. What an incredible story! Thank you for sharing!

3 Jan, 2014

Levi, thanks for sharing your story. By so doing, you have helped all of us better understand the gift and power of the Atonement.

3 Jan, 2014

Thank you for sharing your story. SSA is affecting my family and it is very difficult. My daughter has chosen the world's path for now. I pray everyday that she will know like you of her Saviors love and let the atonement work for her. I pray you'll be able to find the happiness you deserve. Your strengh and testimony give me hope.

Arthur Chapin
3 Jan, 2014

Thank you, for this.

4 Jan, 2014

Had it not been for the Tribune, I would have never found this site. I can't even begin to understand same sex attraction. I have my own personal feelings, but who knows. At the end of the day, it's not me who needs to figure it out anyway. Nor do I need to judge. That's not the point. The point is, and for whatever reason, I clicked on the first video at the top of the page. It quickly became apparent that this young man has a great spirit about him, and what courage it takes to tell his story. I can tell that the Lord is very much with him as he navigates his way through this challenge. May HE continue to be with Levi as he strives to fulfill the righteous desires of his heart.

Brittany Sullenger
4 Jan, 2014

Levi, you are simply amazing and such a great example to me. Thank you for sharing your testimony and love of our Savior. I really look up to you.

David Strasser
5 Jan, 2014

Levi, Your testimony really increased my understanding and raised my level of compassion for people with same sex attraction. The testimony you bore will help many others. It took a lot of strength and courage to make and post this video.

Chrisy Hains
5 Jan, 2014

Levi, You have no idea how powerful you are!!! May we all be so strong with our own fleshy temptations.

6 Jan, 2014

Levi, thank you for sharing your story. Although a lot of us don't understand your particular struggle, we all have our struggles and the feeling of loneliness that can come during them. Your strength gives me strength!

Laurent M.
7 Jan, 2014

Levi, thank you so much for sharing your story. I hope I could share my story with you someday that you may know you are not alone. Keep walking in the direction you decided to go. You truly are an awesome men. I was deeply touched by your testimony, your faith, your courage. Thank you for reminding me Heavenly Father's infinite love for each one of us. Having struggle many years with SSA, it is comforting to know sons of Heavenly Father like you, who decided to follow the Savior no matter what are the circumstances in their lives. I will be praying for you.

Ephraim Strasser
22 Jan, 2014

Levi, you rock! Thanks for sharing your story man. I have no doubt it'll do a lot of people a lot of good. Love ya cuz! BTW, you probably already know this but Garrett Ferguson and I are pretty much brothers. That means y'all are practically related... kinda... ish...

28 Jan, 2014

Thank you so much for sharing your story. I was so touched by your humility and willingness to follow what you felt God wanted you to do. I have been struggling to know what is the right thing. Your voice, your experience is so moving and I thank you so much for your courage and your beautiful light! Much love to you!

29 Jan, 2014

You are so courageous humble and honest. Thanks for sharing

Debbie Saurey
31 Jan, 2014

Beautiful, inspiring video, Levi. It's a tough load to carry ~ hang in there! You have our support. Love to you and all of your amazing family!

17 Feb, 2014

What a great story, thank you for sharing your experience, thank you.

26 Jun, 2014

Levi, you have a great story. Thank you so much for being willing and courageous enough to share you experience. My favorite part of what you shared is your testimony that the Savior has given you a new heart. No matter what are struggles or weaknesses are, each of us needs to experience the mighty change of heart that Alma describes. Thanks again for sharing. You're the man!

31 Aug, 2014

We're in the exact same boat Levi. I've never heard anyone's story that sounded more like mine. Thanks for the hope.

Scott Mackintosh
10 Feb, 2015

Excellent VOH video Levi. Your brother asked me to watch it and I am so glad that I did. Even though my wife and I had done a video, I have not seen them all. I am working on it. You are AWESOME!!! I worked with both of your brothers in Wyoming. One as an adjuster and the other worked for me. I am so happy to see the support that you are getting. My change of heart came after leaving Wyoming when SSA became a part of My family. I am so thankful for the person that this journey has helped me become. Every Bishop, Branch president or Stake President NEEDS to see your video. Loving as Christ loved. That's what it's all about.

Ben C Dixon
31 May, 2015

Levi, what an amazing story! You have helped me more realize the love that Christ has for us, even if we have SSA, like I do. Thanks for your wonderful testimony!


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