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Hi I'm Jerrica

I am a daughter of God and He loves me!

About Me

My name is Jerrica and I love life. I love looking for the good around me and smiling. I get so mad at myself when I get angry. I just don't like it. I love to cuddle up and read a good book. I've been married for just over a year to my best friend and we are expecting our first little one later this year. I can't wait to be a mom and find so much joy in knowing that my precious little one is sealed to me and my husband. Both my husband and I are going to school. I am studying Family Finance. I love the Gospel and am so glad to it in my life!

Why I am a Mormon

I can sum up why I am a Mormon in one word. Happiness! Everything about the Gospel brings happiness into my life. I was blessed to be raised in the Gospel by wonderful parents who instilled in me at a very young age how important the Gospel was to them. I learned through their example that the Church truly is true and that by living its principles, life can be great and is a lot easier. I had my trials in life but I know if I turn to my Savior and follow the promptings of the Holy Ghost those trials truly are blessings. It may not seem like it at first but looking back, I can see the Hand of the Lord in my life and I am so grateful for that. I also know that my Savior knows exactly how I feel. When I'm sad, happy, or lonely, I know my Savior knows exactly how I feel during those times. That brings me comfort to know that I truly am not alone. My Savior is there and knows me personally! If I only let Him in and allow myself to feel His Presence, comfort and joy can come to me. I know that I am a daughter of God and He loves me! I am created in His Image and I know that He knows me! I know that if I live worthy and keep my covenants, I can return to live with Him again someday. I know that families can be together forever. These reasons and so many more bring happiness into my life through the Gospel!

How I live my faith

I love that I have had so many opportunities to serve in the Church. I am currently serving as a Sunday School teacher in my ward. This year we are studying from the Book of Mormon. I love preparing lessons and teaching them. I not only get to share my testimony with the class but my testimony is strengthened as I do teach and prepare. I know that I am not the only teacher in my class. The class members teach each other and me but the most important teacher is the Holy Ghost. I know that as I listen to the promptings of the Holy Ghost, I can become an instrument in the Lord's hands as I teach the lesson I feel prompted to teach. I also serve as a visiting teacher in my ward. I love going visiting teaching to the sisters I am assigned too. I love the friendship that is created and the opportunity I have to visit and serve them every month.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

The other day I was walking home from work and I was in awe at the beauty around me. The mountains to the east were towering into the sky. The tops of them were snow capped and against the blue sky, it was an amazing sight. I know that the beauty I saw that day was one example that there truly is a God. Another reason I know there is a God, is the miracle of a baby being born. Being pregnant, I am amazed at how my baby is growing and developing inside of me. The kicks and movements I feel amaze me every time. Hearing my baby's heartbeat is the neatest sound. How can something as complex as a new little one coming into the world just be? I know that my Heavenly Father plays a huge part in the creation of my little baby. I know that my baby and I are created in His image. Every day, I see things that just add to the other evidence that there is a God. I am so grateful for the evidence I have and continue to receive that there is a God. Show more Show less