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Hi I'm Jinnie Poaletti Murphy

I grew up in Maryland, and have lived in four other states. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of two children and grandmother of four children and great grandmother of one. After over fifty years of marriage, my husband passed on. I married a second time and am currently a widow once more. I like to sew, mostly craft items and quilts. I am people oriented and enjoy the fellowship of others.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for 44 years. At the time our children were quite small. The missionaries who called on me were outstanding, and I wanted my son to have the qualities these young men had. I have always attended church so it wasn't a leap for me when I heard the true gospel. I was 26 years old at the time I was baptized. It might have been a leap of faith, but over the years I have been convinced time and time again that I was in the right place. My testimony is my most precious posession. I know the church is true because I have lived it and seen its effect on my family members. I will always be grateful for those young men who called me on the phone and wanted to share their message with me.

How I live my faith

I try to implement the lessons, talks, counsel I have received over the years into my behavior. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ! As I give service to others or to responsibilities I have accepted as a church member, I think of what I owe the Savior and can never repay, but can show my love by being faithful to the baptismal covenants I made - to always remember Him! I have had opportunities to teach adults, youth and very young children. On each occasion, I have learned more about my Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. My faith is a blessing in my life.