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Hi I'm Jordy Zimmerman

Missionary in Villahermosa, Mexico. I love the Lord with all my heart. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a missionary in Villahermosa, Mexico and it is the greatest opportunity ever. It gets hard at times, but with the Lord I am capable of teaching His children according to their needs. It is one of the best decisions that I could have made in my life and I have noticed so many blessings due to my decision to serve The Lord. I just finished my first year of studying in order to be admitted into the nursing program at Brigham Young University-Idaho, and it was just another great decision where I was able to see God's hand in my life and every decision I make, big or small. I love meeting new people and using this Gospel to help people live happier lives, and now I have the power to do so. I love to laugh, dance, and sing; they are the perfect outlet to express just a small amount of the joy I am constantly overcome with as a result of being a member of this church. It has without a doubt made me who I am, and I wouldn't even be half the person that I am without it! I love it!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was fortunate enough to be born into this church, I have chosen on my own to continue to follow and live its teachings. I can hardly describe how happy I am and how this church has shaped me into the person I am today. The standards of the church seem hard to follow at times, but I find so much peace and comfort in following them and blessings never cease when you are doing what is right. That is the reason why standards were laid out for us and I have not found a single time for them to cause me to be unhappy. There are countless people that I am surrounded with at church and within my family who have been blessed through their actions of worthiness to give me the strength I need to push forward and continue to live my life worthily everyday. I am eternally grateful to The Lord for every single card I have been dealt, whether it be good or bad. I have an ever-growing testimony of this church as a whole, especially of Joseph Smith and his voluntary act to translate the Book of Mormon upon being asked to do so by The Lord, so that everyone can have the opportunity to be edified by the words of God, right in our hands. How can I ignore that huge blessing when I have access to unlimited happiness daily? This church is my foundation. I continue to build upon it every day. Our best is all that He asks, and all that it takes to be able to be accepted into His presence again someday.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to do what I know is right. Simple as that. I know where I stand and I know where I am going. I know what my life has in store for me, and even though times get tough, I know without a doubt that Heavenly Father is right there with me, giving me the trials that I need to progress. I'm not perfect and I make mistakes, but that's okay. Through repentance I know that I can better myself and learn from mistakes that I have made. I learn more about myself, Jesus Christ, and this Gospel every single day. The values that our church upholds are those that can guarantee happiness, and I am a striving example of that. When we do all that we can to be our best self, nothing and no one can get in the way of our spiritual progression. The only opinion that matters to me is that of my Heavenly Father and the Savior, Jesus Christ. You can never go wrong when you are walking in their footsteps to further your progression to become like them. What a gift.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Jordy Zimmerman
Mormons cherish their families and love them very deeply. When we are married in the temple, we are sealed to our family. This means that we will have the opportunity to be with them for eternity. Even when we die, we will see them in heaven and be able to enjoy their company forever. Families are our biggest support systems and without them our lives would be much more difficult. Show more Show less