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Hi I'm Janelle Ford

I ride horses. I play the fiddle. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of six kids and I love my family! I'm currently studying pre-nursing at Brigham Young University. I love to cook, play the fiddle and piano, ride horses, and spend time with my family. I love children, so I work at a daycare and babysit when I'm home.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and raised living the gospel. Even though I don't have a miraculous conversion story, I have had many small experiences to help my testimony grow. I know that Heavenly Father answers my prayers. I have faith in the Lord. I don't doubt that the Lord will provide a way for me to overcome trials. I love the church because it brings me joy when I follow the commandments. I know that we have a living prophet who gives us revelation for our day. I love the peace it brings to know the Plan of Salvation. I know the Book of Mormon is true and I love reading it. I know this church is true, so I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love to read the Book of Mormon. It has so many testimonies of prophets who know God lives and loves his children. I know that Heavenly Father cares about each one of his children. I am excited to serve a mission in order to share his love with others who are seeking for true happiness.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Janelle Ford
Mormons believe that men and women are equal. Although they might have different reponsibilities, both are treated the same way and are expected to help each other in their duties. Men are given the priesthood. They are mainly supposed to provide for and protect their families. Women are mainly supposed to care for and nurture their children. Both men and women should teach and nuture in their family. My mother and the women leaders I have met are always striving to be devoted in service to others. Women in the church are taught to be virtuous and strong in their faith. They are asked to gain an education, even though they may be "stay-at-home" moms. If anything were to happen that the father is not able to work, the mother would be able to help provide for the family. Also, with an education and a testimony of the church, LDS mothers can teach their children many important principles. Show more Show less