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Hi I'm Jennifer

I'm from Missouri. I'm a busy full-time student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy music and sing at any opportunity I can. People often times catch me while I'm driving down the road singing and dancing to the music. I enjoy people. I love getting to know people and learning about them. I haven't always been this way, having been extremely shy while growing up. Since I've burst out of my shell, I look for every opportunity I can to surround myself with people. I think that's what has helped me decide to go to school for Human Resources Management. I'm a few years away from earning my degree!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a Mormon, and have believed it all my life. I've experienced many trying times, as every person does. Through those times, I have learned to rely on my Heavenly Father and my Savior, Jesus Christ to see me through. About three years ago I experienced what has been the most difficult time in my life, up to this point. Being raised a Mormon, I was always taught that marriage was essential to Heavenly Father's plan, and that families are meant to last forever. I have had every intention to make this my goal. I married a young man who I knew and loved. However, I learned after we were married that he struggled with addictions that he was unable to overcome at the time. Ultimately, a decision of divorce was made. I believe this was the time that my faith was tried the most. Did I really believe that families can last forever? Can I really rely on Jesus Christ to heal the pain I was experiencing? I was faced with many temptations and experienced a great sense of loss and suffering. I decided that though I was unsure of what my beliefs were, that it could only help to try. It could only be of benefit to turn to Jesus Christ to heal my pains so, I did. I moved closer to family who could be a support to me. I began to read from the Book of Mormon and Bible more. I prayed to my Heavenly Father asking for the help, the strength I needed to continue. The process was long, but I could see myself transforming from a person whose doubts and pains felt so deep that I couldn't possibly feel peace to a person who is full of joy and constant peace, regardless of what difficulties I'm experiencing. Through this experience, and through several other experiences, I have come to know that Jesus Christ truly is my Savior. He lived to show the way, died to save us from our sins, and was resurrected to give us eternal life. He is the only source by which these things are possible. I am so thankful to the prophet, Joseph Smith, through whom the true Gospel of Jesus Christ was restored. I know that he saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and received direct revelation from Them to restore to the earth the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know that families are eternal and that through obedience to God's commands, familial relationships can last beyond this life. I know that any who are seeking to know these things for themselves can do so, and will receive the assurance they are seeking by studying and reading the Book of Mormon, attending Church meetings, and praying to Heavenly Father with an open heart and mind to know whether these things are true.

How I live my faith

I am very actively involved in church activities. I currently serve as choir director where I work with members of the choir to practice and prepare for uplifting music to be sung during our meetings. Though I am not extremely skillful in music, I have a solid basic knowledge, and I enjoy every bit of effort I put into it. It helps me develop skills I have been working on developing, which makes it all the more joyful. In addition to that, I work with others to help provide social activities throughout the week and a monthly dinner where we eat together and enjoy each other's company.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Jennifer
To increase faith in Jesus Christ, one should study His word. Learn what He would have you do, then go and do it. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Jennifer
We believe that families have the opportunity to be together, forever. Show more Show less