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Hi I'm Heather Jones

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a wonderful husband that I have been married to for almost 14 years. I am so blessed to be the mother of 4 beautiful children, 1 boy and 3 girls. I do hair out of my house and teach Zumba Fitness. I have lived in Utah all of my life. I am the middle child with 4 sisters and 2 brothers. I am a social butterfly and I love to be around people! I love to talk and I love to dance! I love Utah, but I love to travel and I love other cultures! I am a very passionate and loving person!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up mormon, and come from a long line of mormons, but that is not why I am still a mormon! My parents got divorced when I was 16. Up until that point, we went to church as a family every week, had family home evening, and read scriptures as a family. When my parents divorced, my mom was "in-active" for about 15 years. My dad would come and go to church with us sometimes, but it was usually just me and my 3 sisters that were still home that usually went alone. I had to decide if this is what I really wanted for me! I stayed pretty strong in high school, then was hit and miss after I graduated. My goal was to be sealed in the temple when I got married, for time and all of eternity. When I started dating my husband when I was 21, he was kind of an "in-active" convert to the church. I knew what I wanted and that included him. He started going to church every week, received the priesthood, and we worked our way to getting sealed in the temple. Neither one of us had our parents at our wedding, but we knew we made the right choice! I did have my older sister, and we both had aunts and uncles and grandparents at our ceremony, but it was hard to not have our parents there! It was a wonderful blessing when I was able to go to the temple with both of my parents later. I love Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and I know they love me too! I am so blessed to have the spirit of the Holy Ghost with me to guide me through my trials. I know this church is true because I have prayed about it and had my prayers answered! I am not perfect, I have my weaknesses, but I am doing the best I can to be the best I can be and to raise good, honest, responsible children. I can't imagine trying to raise my kids without the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life! I am so grateful for Joseph Smith for restoring the gospel to the earth and for modern day prophets who still teach us how to live! I am so grateful for Jesus Christ and the Atonement.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing the best I can to serve and to grow! I love to teach children! They have so much love and faith! I try to do the best I can to be a friend to everyone and to love everyone!

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Heather Jones
I think a lot of people have a hard time with this if they don't understand it! I believe that women don't hold the priesthood because we don't need to have it ourselves, but we do need it! I believe we need to support our husbands as priesthood holders. I don't think this means we think men are better than women, or they are in charge of us. I believe it's our divine responsibilities in our roles as husband and wife and as parents. Men provide for their families, and women are to love and to nurture their families. I know that men need to love and nurture their children and that women need to help provide for the family to in a lot of cases, including my family! I believe marriage is team work and we both need to have different strengths. That is why we all created different and that is a wonderful thing! I am so grateful and blessed to be a mom and I am so grateful to have my eternal companion that holds and honors his priesthood to help guide and protect our family and for our different roles, but same goals to raise our family! Show more Show less