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Hi I'm Jenny.

I'm a wife and mother. I'm a teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother of three beautiful girls. I am also a teacher in an inner city school. I read avidly.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be born into a family that were members of the Church. However, the choice to stay active is and was mine. I have found joy and peace as I live the gospel. I believe that few things bring us as much happiness as learning to love and help others, and the gospel has helped me to develop more charity and love. I have studied the scriptures and received answers to my prayers. Most importantly, I have felt the Holy Ghost bear witness to the truth of the Church, bear witness that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I know that my Savior lives and loves me, and it is my greatest desire to return to live with Him and with my family forever.

How I live my faith

I teach the young children in our congregation. For the past year, I have taught one sweet, autistic boy. This coming year I will teach the 3 year olds. I love working with children, and I'm lucky enough to work with them at church, at work as a teacher, and at home with my own children. Children really do possess sweet spirits that help remind us of our Savior. It is no wonder that we are counselled to "become as a little child." I also visit teach four sisters. That means that a companion (another woman from the ward) and I make monthly visits to share a short lesson and see how these women are doing. In the past, I've been able to help people I visit teach by providing a meal, listening, or helping with their children or other needs.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormons) try to follow the teachings and example of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ taught the parable of the Good Samaritan as an example that we should love and serve others, regardless of their background or religious faith. The church donates a great deal of time and money to help those in need through humanitarian efforts throughout the world. When disaster strikes, such as the earthquake in Haiti, items are sent to aid those affected. But Mormons also help others on a day to day basis. We are taught to be good neighbors, to be kind and courteous, and to reach out to those who need help. Some of my dearest friends are not members of my church, but I love them and I am blessed by their goodness and example. Show more Show less