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Hi I'm Jordan

I am a college student. I love the outdoors. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love love love the outdoors! I am currently a college student and an accounting major. During the summer months I rock climb about three days per week and camp at least one of those. I love nature! I frequently go hiking all along the Wasatch Front I feel time spent in nature helps me get to know myself better and grow closer to God. I ride my longboard anywhere within a reasonable distance. I dabble in kayaking, and wakeboarding along with other "extreme" sports. During the winter I ski A LOT! I started skiing when I was about four years old. When I reached junior high I went to what my dad refers to as "the dark side" and picked up snowboarding. At age 22 I "came back to the light" and bought a new pair of skis...I haven't looked at my snowboard since then. BUT I am not one of those snowboard haters, I frequently ride with my boarding buddies too :) I work at Delta Airlines and love it! My job affords me the marvelous blessing of free flights. Just over the last summer I was able to travel to Hawaii (my home state), California, Washington, and Japan. I went to Japan for only three days so I could climb Mt. Fuji.

Why I am a Mormon

Having experienced much of what life has to offer I can say for certain that true happiness comes from living the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have received innumerable answers to prayers. The more I live the way Christ taught the happier I am. I will forever be grateful to Him for his love for me and all people on the earth.

How I live my faith

I go to an interesting church group. It is called a singles ward. It is a congregation of church members and friends who are mostly between about the age of 18 and 29 and who are all unmarried. The church provides this group for us to give us a feeling of more belonging and so we can worship with many who are currently going through the same struggles we are. The ward is headed by a bishop and counselors who are older married men but the rest of the functions, the lessons, and sermons are guided and taught by us. I am able to help guide the men in this ward. We each have assignments to teach other members of the ward and give them support. We also have service projects where we try to help the community in some way. For example we recently put on a Halloween carnival for children in the area. The biggest way I feel I live my faith is in service to others. Christ went about doing good and blessing other. Though I can do much more I strive to do the same in my day to day.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Jordan
In short: one of my favorite laws. To expound a little, it is a commandment that teaches us respect for our bodies and the bodies of others specifically it teaches utmost respect for the life creating power we posses. It teaches us that we are not to engage in sexual relations before marriage. We are to avoid touching the intimate parts of others bodies as well. Our thoughts are also to be controlled and avoid lingering on thoughts of promiscuity. However, in addition to this we do affirm that the sexual relation between husband and wife is holy and it is good! God encourages such relations within the bonds of marriage. I love this law so very much because of the result that I'm sure will come. I know that in saving this part of me, my wife and I will be able to be that much closer after marriage. To have sexual relations be something that only the two of you have shared is a great blessing. I feel that through this I can show her that she has become my "one and only" because I saved myself for her. Though I may have dated other girls, and even kissed some of them, she will know that I love her more than any other person on this earth because I will have saved myself until she and I are sealed in marriage. After marriage we are to remain 100% true and faithful to our spouse! Show more Show less