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Hi I'm Jenny

I'm a proud to be a Mormon!

About Me

I was born in Ashton, Idaho, raised in Springfield, Oregon, and have also lived in Spokane, San Diego, Houston and Denver. I after 18 years of marriage, my husband and I divorced and I married again in the Denver Temple in 2004 to my wonderful husband Jesse. I am the mother of two married daughters and have four adorable grandchildren. I am now an 'empty nester' and work full time. I absolutely love taking care of my grandchildren and each one has a special place in my heart. What sweet spirits they are! When I am not at work or playing with grandchildren, I enjoy spending time with my husband, and doing family history work. I am an avid genealogist and enjoy helping others with their research. I enjoy playing a little on the piano, scrapbooking, and spending time with my sister friends. I always seem to have some kind of project going. I have a small side business of my own, where I am able to help people with bookkeeping and notary needs.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church and raised in the Gospel. But that is not why I am a member of the Church. I choose to live my life in accordance with what has been taught to me because I believe the teachings are true and will bring me closer to my Savior Jesus Christ. I have had the Spirit of the Holy Ghost testify to me on many occasions as to the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Living according to the teachings of Jesus Christ has blessed my life in so many ways.

How I live my faith

I try to live my life as the Savior would live, showing kindness and gratitude, and teaching and serving those in need. I work extensively with those who want to research their genealogy, both members of the church and those of other faiths. Over the years I have been involved in all areas of the church including children, youth and adults, from activities to service projects, planning to participation. I love helping those in need in any way I can.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Jenny
Many times I have been asked about why Mormons don't partake of certain things. Usually, it starts with coffee or alcohol. I am usually told that I CAN'T drink or smoke. Truth is, the Gospel teaches us through the Word of Widsom that certain substances are not good for the body and that we should NOT partake of them, however, it is a CHOICE not a REGULATION. I choose to follow the Word of Wisdom because I know it is healthier for me and for the body that houses my Spirit. I choose to not smoke. I choose to not drink. I choose to not drink coffee and tea or use illegal drugs. I am happier for making the choice and my body is healthier and my mind is clearer. When I choose to keep my body free from alcohol and drugs, it does not limit me or take away fun in my life. On the contrary, it frees me up to so many choices that would not be mine if I were under the influence. I can drive without worrying about being over the legal limit and I never have to worry about what I did when I was under the influence. This choice gives me freedom, not restrictions and I am happy to abide by its principles. Show more Show less