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Hi I'm Janessa.

I'm a Birth Mother, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

A few years ago I placed a baby girl for adoption. Many people ask, "Why? How could you do that?!" Well, there are many reasons of course, but mainly it was out of love. I believe that families can be together forever through all eternity. I wanted my daughter to have an eternal family that included both a loving mother & father, which I was not able to provide for her. I was able to give her more. She saved me from a very unhappy life and I love her more than I ever thought possible. I am a beloved daughter and sister. I am confident. I am a college graduate. I am a lover. I am a mature woman. I am strong. I am a professional. I am smart. I am beautiful. I am a birth mother.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon simply because I love being a Mormon! My faith is the only thing that has brought me to true, lasting happiness. I love the way I feel when I attend church, pray, or read the scriptures. I feel peace, love and joy when I learn more about Christ's life and His love for us. I feel so incredibly blessed to be a part of this church and I wish everyone could feel the happiness that it brings!

How I live my faith

I try to live what I believe everyday. I try to be a good person in all I do. I rely on the Lord to give me strength throughout each day, because this life isn't easy. I know that I am not alone because I know that God loves me. I live knowing that God wants all His children to be happy. I haven't always known that and now I don't take it for granted. I live grateful every day that I have had a second chance at happiness. I try to share this with other women at birth parent/expectant parent group meetings and also through my blog. I want people to know that there is hope for true happiness!

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Love shows me that there is a God. Feeling, showing, sharing and gaining love. As humans we all seek out love. Whether in a partner, a family, a friend or an environment. We all want to be loved. We all deserve love. Feeling love and acceptance is the best feeling on this Earth. It is indescribable, natural, and very spiritual. I know that it comes from God and His love for us. If I have learned one thing from my life, it is that God is love. Show more Show less