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Hi I'm Jenny

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a large family in a small town. When I graduated from high school, I couldn't wait to move out and start university. For the next five years of my life, I lived the busy life. While going to school, I worked two jobs, participated in school musicals, volunteered at a speech clinic, hosted a radio show, served in the church, and lastly - met my future husband. Since graduating from university, I've taken on the role of wife and mother as my husband continues his education and we have added two precious daughters into our family. Some people ask me if I miss life in the fast lane. I proudly tell them "I LOVE being a wife and a mother, and there is nothing slow-paced about it!"

Why I am a Mormon

Like many Mormons, I was raised in the church. Growing up I strived to listen to my parents, to read the scriptures, attend church, pray and make good choices. But when I moved away from home to attend university, I quickly realized that I could not maintain my faith based on the borrowed light of my parents. I didn't have a testimony of the gospel for myself. I soon fell into sorrow. I felt I had no purpose, no mission, and no worth. I was unhappy. After a few years, and thanks to loving examples and teachers in my life, I finally gained a testimony of this simple truth: "I am a daughter of God, and Jesus Christ, my elder brother, is my Saviour." Soon after, I started reading the Book of Mormon - a book I had read off and on at church, home, and seminary, but never personally from cover to cover - and gained a testimony of this book. I knew that it was from God. Six years later, I continue to read and study the Book of Mormon. I know that I feel closer to my Heavenly Father and my Saviour when I read the Book of Mormon and abide by it's precepts. Now I feel true happiness, even joy.

How I live my faith

Currently, I serve in the church as a teacher to the 3-year-old children. I love teaching this age group as they are just learning basic church principle, like the nature of God, His plan for his children, eternal families, prayer, and following Jesus Christ. These children are so excited to live like Jesus; they love to learn and strive to be obedient. It is no wonder why the Saviour taught us to "become as little children" (Matthew 18:3). I am also a visiting teacher, which means that, each month, I go into the home of a few other women from church, to share a spiritual message, but more importantly to make sure each woman is taken care of physically, emotionally, financially, etc. Basically, I'm a friend! This is why I love how the church is organized! Every member is taken care of on an individual basis. No man (or WOMAN) left behind.