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Hi I'm Jeanne U Harris

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Salt Lake City , Utah.

About Me

I came from a family of 12. I lived in West Valley City Utah, as a child. My mother and father were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, my mother was very active, my father believed but had a drinking problem and therefore didn't attend. After my teen years I fell away from the church, I married a man who was inactive, and very abusive. I had two beautiful boys and loved them with my heart and soul. I stayed with their father thinking that he could provide a much better financial life for them than I could possibly give them if I were to leave him. But after 12 years of abuse , and a councelor telling me to leave or one of us would lose our lives, I finally got up the courage to leave him. I soon met my second husband whom I truly loved. He too had his issues of alcolhol abuse, but was a good man to me and showed me the love and attention I had so longed to feel. His drinking finally ended us in divorce, but the love never died. He returned in my life one day to say he had a terminal illness. He died 2 years later. I cared for him in his death. My heart broke in thousands of pieces, and that is when I turned to the Lord for help. Needless to say with his mercy, I started going back to church. I felt the spirt and was soon taking temple classes. I never thought that the grief I felt could be filled but with the Lords help, I am here to testify of his love and mercy , that I am now healing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because know of his mercy. I know that because of his atonement that my sins can be forgiven and that one day I can once again be with Him and those I love. I know that without those blessings that my life today would not be filled with the joy and peace that I feel. My testimony of my conversion is proof of His love and compassion. I know that we can have revelation and that through living the commandments, we are guided through this world with His help. I know that we have a living prophet who guides us .

How I live my faith

I try and keep in contact with my Father in Heaven regularly. I pray, I read my scriptures, and I pay a full tithe. I try and keep his commandments and attend church meetings. If I am asked to do a calling in my church, I try and do it with cheerfulness and with a willingness to serve.