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Hi I'm Jessica

Student at BYU.

About Me

I attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I am studying Health Education and I plan to get my Masters Degree in Social Work and work with recovering addicts. I enjoy spending time outdoors playing softball and volleyball. I spend my free time reading books or doing things with people in my student ward.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all of my life. I choose to continue to live the gospel because it is the only thing in this life that brings me true joy. I have a testimony and a knowledge that our Heavenly Father lives. I know that when we pray, we can commune with Him and he will answer us. Even if our prayers seem small and insignificant. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that he sacrificed his life so that we could live eternally. I know that there is a living Prophet on the Earth today, Thomas S. Monson, who holds the authority to direct the Church. I know that he has been called by God through Revelation. I also know that this Church is led by our Savior Jesus Christ and that he loves each one of us. I know that within the sacred walls of the Holy Temples, we can be with our families for eternity. I am grateful for my testimony and the comfort and hope that it brings into my life. Whenever I have doubts I can always turn to my testimony which is founded upon Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I find ways throughout the week to serve others. I will often think of those who are struggling or might need a helping hand. I write letters to them expressing how much I appreciate what they do for me and how much Heavenly Father loves them. Oftentimes we forget that there really are people out there that love us and watch what we do. I recognize that Jesus Christ is my Savior and I do the things that He would do. If someone is alone, I try my best to talk to them. If someone is ridiculed or belittled, I stand up for them. Every person is a child of God and we should treat them with the respect that our Heavenly Father gives them each day. No one is better than anyone else. I try my best to see the good in others and not judge them because of their actions. We are all unique individuals with different backgrounds. We should appreciate the wonderful gift of diversity in the world today.

In whom should we have faith?

I believe that our faith should be deeply rooted in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It is only through Him that we can enter back into God's presence. It may be difficult to sustain faith through difficult times, but it can be done. Our Savior always waits with open arms for us to come unto Him. As we have faith in Jesus Christ we gain a greater understanding of the sacrifices He has made for our eternal salvation. It is impossible for man to see in the future but as we place our trust in our Savior we know that He will never lead us astray. Faith in Christ shows that we believe He is alive. In all reality we believe that Christ has the power to speak and interact with all of God's children on Earth. As our faith is centered on Christ we are more able to conquer the trials of our day and press forward. Show more Show less