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Hi I'm Jenny

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a brand new mother, fresh out of college. I love working with people in the community. Currently I work as a Human Service Worker, assisting adults with mental disabilities to rehabilitate them and help them to integrate into the community. I have a Bachelor's degree in psychology and hope to complete my Masters of social work and eventually certify as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member all my life. But I've always had an inquisitive mind and have never been the kind to accept a person's word just for the sake of being agreeable. I've lived my life in a way to do what I believe to be right, regardless of what others may say. I have a love for learning, so growing up I loved to be involved in activities not only in the Mormon church but in other faiths as well. As I entered high school I really thought about why I went to my church and what it meant to me. I entered the seminary program (early morning scripture study) and learned more about the scriptures and found myself questioning more deeply than I ever had before. Upon learning about my faith more deeply and praying to know if it was right, the Holy Spirit testified to me that the Book of Mormon was true and that Gordon B. Hinckley (the prophet at the time) was the living prophet on the earth. Since then, I've come to know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true and that the restored gospel of Jesus Christ is the only thing that makes sense. Everything fits, which is important to me. And there is more hope with this gospel than any other I have ever learned of. It's hard work, to be Mormon, and I meet with a lot of ridicule and misunderstanding. But I enjoy the challenge to live my life righteously, because nothing worth having comes easily.

How I live my faith

Throughout my history in the church I have always had the privilege to work with the youngest of our members--the Primary and the Nursery. The Primary consists of kids ages 3-11, and Nursery starts at age 1. Anyone who's ever been around kids understands how challenging, but rewarding, working with children can be. But I've found that as I do my best to teach the kids about Christ and give them their first lessons in the gospel that my testimony increases. The simplicity behind what we teach the children makes it fun--as they learn about Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, their eyes light up and they're so eager to learn. My favorite part is when we sing "I am a Child of God" and each and every one of them knows the words because they know, inside, that their heritage is divine.