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Hi I'm Jessica

I grew up in MD. I served an LDS mission in Honduras. I am a wife and mom. I am LDS.

About Me

I graduated from a university with a bachelor's of arts in international studies. I love sports and dance, reading and singing. I like being outdoors, hiking and climbing. I love being a mother and a wife.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up learning the gospel and teachings of the LDS church. I always wanted to do good, but it wasn't until read the Book of Mormon, prayed, and pondered the teachings I learned that I knew for myself that the church was true. As I continue to practice my beliefs, I gain a testimony of each commandment or principle of the gospel. My faith is also confirmed as I learn from my mistakes and the mistakes of others. I know that Jesus is The Savior and Joseph Smith restored Christ's church. The knowledge that we can repent and be better through Christ helps me a lot as I try to improve each day. The knowledge that families can be together forever and the powers of procreation are sacred and should be used only in marraige is so important with mixed messages in the world today. I realize that so much pain is avoided and I feel so much joy when I obey. I appreciate and love the clear and specific teaching of The Book of Mormon and the living apostles and prophets that can speak of challenges today.

How I live my faith

I am the secretary for the young women, ages 12 to 18, so I help out with activities and Sunday lessons, calendar of events, roles, and meetings. I have to pray for inspiration and follow the spirit to know how to best help the girls learn, live and gain a testimony of the Savior and His teachings. I have a lot of fun getting to known them and doing activities with them. I also visit some of the sisters in my area. We teach them a gospel lesson and discuss spiritual things and get to know them and their needs. I love talking with people and getting to know them. I study the scriptures and teachings of present church leaders daily, pray, and try to keep a clean, happy, healthy home and family. This brings the spiritto my life and makes me happy and able to share the gospel with others.