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Hi I'm Jami

I grew up in Arizona where I played college volleyball. Now I'm a newlywed. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am a returned missionary, I served in the Netherlands and left a part of my heart there. I come from a big family but only my dad and I are still active in the church. It's hard to see my family face trials without their faith to strengthen them through it. All i can do is be an example and love and serve them. As a family we loved doing outdoor things, camping, hiking, fishing, and swimming. Family is very important to me and I really enjoy spending time with them. Besides all the outdoor things, I enjoy scrapbooking and reading great books. I played volleyball in college and loved it! I recently married my best fiend and the love of my life. Knowing that we can be together forever, even after death, is such a comfort and blessing to me. We attend the temple regularly to be reminded of the promises we made to God and to each other. Our faith brings us closer together and guides us through good times and bad.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 16 years old, my youngest sister unexpectantly passed away. I found myself in a world of confusion and depression. At that moment I realized that I had a choice to make. I could either believe that what I had been taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was true and that I'd see my sister again and be with her forever... or I could choose not to believe, and there was no hope. In a last effort burst of courage I decided to try. I decided to believe, even though I couldn't see. It was a long and slow process but as I lived my life in accordance to the teachings of Christ that I had been taught, I could feel a warm peace enter my soul. Slowly my own testimony began to grow and I began to learn for myself that it is true. It is all true. As life went on and more tradgedy hit, I realized that everyone needed the stability and hope that the restored gospel offers. And thats why i decided to serve a mission, to share this hope with others.

How I live my faith

Every day I make the choice to stand for what I believe in, even when I stand alone. I take an active role in church and my responsibility deals with the spiritual nourishment and well-being of the women in the ward. I also try to visit families that are sick, lonely or in need of help. I try to find opportunites to share my testimony and invite others to come unto Christ.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Jami
As mormons, many think that we are not Christian and that we worship Joseph Smith instead of Christ. Joseph Smith played a vital role in the restoration of the gospel and was an instrument in the Lord's hands to bring the fulness of the gospel back to the earth. However, as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, we only worship our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. We pray to God, our Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus Christ. Our lessons and hymns are centered on the worship of these two divine personages. They are the source of truth and light. They are the head of this church. We love, praise, thank, repeat and revere Joseph Smith, but we do not worship him. Show more Show less