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Hi I'm Jana

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to a wonderful husband for almost 19 years. We have been blessed with 7 children, who make our lives very fun and adventurous. In addition to being a mom and wife, I am also a school crossing guard, a piano teacher and I sell wickless candles. I manage to keep very busy.

Why I am a Mormon

In addition to all of the things that I am, I am also a Mormon. I was born into a home where my parents were Mormon, and when I was eight years old, I was also baptized and became a Mormon. At first, when I was really young, I relied a lot on my parents testimonies. But as I grew older, I prayed and studied to learn for myself if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was true. Over time I have come to realize for myself that it is true. I am so grateful to have the knowledge that I have of who I am and what we are doing here on earth, and where we will go after. Even though we live in a troubled world, I am able to feel comfort and hope, and keep going when things seem scary, or hard. This is all because of the things that I have learned from being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Each Sunday at church I have a very special calling. I get to go into the nursery where the kids 18 months to 3 years old are, and I get to do singing time with them. I love this calling. Those little children are so special and I know that Heavenly Father loves them so much. It's so much fun to be with them and sing with them. I always leave the nursery with a big smile on my face.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

We believe in life after death. We want everyone to have to opportunity to be able to be baptized, even those who may not have had the opportunity in this life. This is why we perform proxy baptisms for those who have already died. This is a service that we give to them. We don't force it on anybody. They have the chance to accept or reject the work that is being done for them. Show more Show less