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Hi I'm Jackie Sanchez

You guessed it! I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Currently, I am serving a mission in San Diego, CA! I love serving the Lord. This is the best thing I have ever done! I want to give everything I have and am to the Lord because I love Him more than anything or anyone. I come from a family of hard working people from the humble country of El Salvador who came here to better themselves and to bless us with opportunities they never had. It is unreal how blessed I am! I was studying Chemical Engineering at ASU and a few years in, I felt the spirit testify to me that I needed to serve a mission. This is the best decision I have ever made. My family means the world to me. They instilled in me the importance of education, and that it is through hard work and learning that one can achieve the 'American Dream'. Some of my greatest goals are to obtain my engineering degree and raise a loving family centered on the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I love to learn and to serve! I want to make a difference in the lives of others. Some of my personal favorite activities are listening to music, playing acoustic guitar, meeting new people, playing softball, reading and having a good time!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because it brings me joy. Every happiness, blessing, opportunity, and good fortune that I experience can be traced back to my decision to be alive in the gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that we have a loving almighty and all-powerful Heavenly Father who loves us, who wants to bless us, and who is waiting and yearning for us to come to him. He knows each of us by name. He knows our successes and weaknesses, as well as the truest desires of our heart. I also know that he sent his son, Jesus Christ to this Earth, for us! I know that His gospel was restored through a prophet, Joseph Smith, so that way, we could know what we must do to return to live with Him. The gospel of Jesus Christ brings me peace and fills me with gratitude. I am so blessed to know the truth and to have a relationship with my Father in heaven. I hope one day all can feel of the peace and happiness that these truths bring!

How I live my faith

Every day, I try to be the best that I can be. I try to build my faith in Christ by studying the Book of Mormon and the New Testament to learn more of Christ. Since I am so far from perfect, each day, I kneel in prayer and repent. Repentance is a beautiful purifying and cleansing process. I feel so clean and pure when I use the Atonement of Jesus Christ each day. Thankfully, we aren't asked to be perfect, only to try our very best. It's beautiful! I desire to live worthy of the Spirit so that I can be led by the Lord each day. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I teach people full-time how they can come closer to Jesus Christ, and it is the best thing in the world! The more I share my faith, the more it is strengthened.