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Hi I'm Debbie Jessop

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a graduate of BYU. I majored in Elementary Education with minors in French, Social Sciences, and Reading. I worked for USWest/Qwest for 23 years and am currently employed by the State of Colorado. I am single, have 5 nieces and nephews and 4 great nieces and nephews. I love dogs, but I own 2 cats who are my "children". I am a quasi-cat lady. I love reading, movies, and crafts. I have volunteered with adult reading programs. I am currently a building rep in my HOA. And as you can see by the picture I uploaded - I'm not very tech savy.

Why I am a Mormon

I am the only member of the Church in my family. However, I've been in the organization since I was 4 years old. I struggled as many do while I was a teenager, and found that by staying close to the Church and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I felt safe, secure, and at peace. While attending BYU I learned a lot about the Gospel that I didn't learn as a teenager. I heard from the Prophets and felt the spirit testify to me that what I was learning was true. I never planned on serving a mission for the Church, but at 25, that was the thing for me to do. I spent 18 months with the Chinese people in Taiwan, and my testimony continued to grow. As I've gotten older, I still find that peace and safety in staying close to the Lord. I know that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored and is here to help us with all that we do. Although I'm still single, I find family and fellowship as well as strength and happiness in living the Gospel.

How I live my faith

Currently, I am the Building Representative in my HOA. I serve those who live in my building by keeping them up to date on our HOA scheduled events. At Church, I help organize the women in visiting other women in our ward. This is the visiting teaching program and I find that the visits made and received help each of us grow closer as sisters. We strengthen each other. I am a member of our choir. I love singing hymns. At work I seek to be a good example and am the designated "mom" figure for my tech's. I love my family, the people I work with, the people I live with, and the people with whom I share membership in our church. I would say that love is a key word in living my faith. Seeking for the positive amidst so much craziness keeps me sane and happy.