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Hi I'm Wendy Jensen

I am a wife, mother and grandmother. I come from a large family. I struggle with chronic depression. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to craft and spend time with my family. I have 3 beautiful children who are all active in the church, which amazes me because some of the struggles we have been through. I have a beautiful curly blonde- headed granddaughter who with her mother lives with us. I get to watch her grow everyday. I do have chronic depression, but without the gospel I know I would be in a much worse situation. I have struggled with it for 12 years. I know that my faith has helped me to see the light at the end of the dark tunnel I was in. I grew up in Alaska and was the oldest in a family of ten children. I love having so many siblings. I was second mom to them and being so prepared me for my family. I am blessed to have an active family in the gospel, but it has been a struggle. Our family has had to fight evil influences to stay together but we are and we all love each other, even if there are times we get on each others nerves.

Why I am a Mormon

My family growing up was not active in the church but at age 14 I chose for myself to attend church and received help from members to get the fifteen miles to church on sundays and other days for activities. I was finally baptised and became a full member. That was such a blessing. My grandmothers were a great strength to me even though they lived far from me. I was not always allowed to attend seminary because of my father, but that didn't stop me from studying at home. As I did so I gained my own testimony of Christ being my personal Savior. I have continued through trials to gain a stronger testimony and understand more about Jesus and Heavenly Father. That is why I am Mormon

How I live my faith

I love my calling in teaching the children in our church. It makes me study more and also the children ask good questions that help me grow more in my faith. I also attend a crochet and knitting club that has no mormons. I love associating with people not only of my faith. Even though my extended family live far away, my church family has helped support us and made us feel easier to become part of the community. It is difficult to live in Wy but we have come to love it. I love getting to know more members of my ward as I do my visiting teaching with many wonderful companions thoughout the years. I have even had one of the sisters I taught become very sick and pass away. It was a blessing to me to be there for their family in such a hard time. I love the gospel and I hope that sharing my story will help you to seek to learn more.