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Hi I'm Jenica

I'm a Senior in college. I am married to an amazing man. And I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Hey folks, this is Jenica, your typical college student trying to make it through these crazy young adult years. Between school, work, and family, the days are just flying by. My life is so blessed. Truly, I feel completely awed by the goodness God offers me daily. I know that God loves me, and through His son, Jesus Christ, I have the joy of knowing my family will last throughout eternity. I love my amazing, champion husband, and my wonderful parents and siblings. Life is a grand occasion, and I plan to make the most of mine!

Why I am a Mormon

Yes, absolutely true blue through and through I AM A MORMON! For all those critics who would argue I'm only a Mormon because I was born and raised in the Gospel, I say unto you with all the fervor and boldness of my soul: If you only knew... If you only knew what kind of joy - and i'm talking about true, deep, lasting joy - that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has brought to me, especially during these teenage and early young adult years, you would be sprinting to the church to be baptized. I wish I had some amazing super power that would allow me take the joy I feel from living the Gospel and temporarily infuse it in someone else so they could have just a small taste of what this church, the Church of Jesus Christ, has to offer. But alas, sadly I can't so I'll have to settle for sharing my simple but deep testimony of why I'm a Mormon. I'll be totally honest, I have been extremely blessed throughout my life and have not had to endure tragedies or extreme suffering.But it would be a lie to say that life has been all sunshine and daisy's. Like all of God's children I have suffered heartache, sorrow, and disappointment but the joy I find in being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints far outweighs my lowest days. I am a Mormon because I felt and experienced first hand the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. I have felt my heart swell and I learned about eternal families and the glorious potential we have as literal spirit children of God after this life. I have read the Book of Mormon for myself, cover to cover, and have prayed to see if it is true; and I add my testimony that IT IS TRUE. The ways of God have always appeared foolish unto man, but I can say with all honestly and depth of soul that I know that Jesus Christ lives. He restored His Church to this earth through Joseph Smith and that a living prophet, Thomas Monson guides His church today. I know this because I sought, I asked and I thank my God that I have found.

How I live my faith

The role of faith in my life has changed as I have grown in Gospel knowledge and personal conversion. Faith has ceased being something I do and instead become something I am! I live my faith by waking up every morning and saying personal prayers. I live my faith by studying from the scriptures daily, looking for opportunities to serve others, and attending the temple once a week to participate in the sacred covenants and ordinances performed there. I live my faith by striving to be modest in dress, conversation, and thought. I live my faith by being chaste and maintaining my virtue, even when I'm currently engaged. I live my faith by serving my family, spending time with my siblings and striving to set an example by being married in the temple. I have a testimony that will not be demolished by the devil. I find strength and safety in my Savior who provides spiritual solace for my aching soul. I take great motivation from James 2:26 which states that "faith without works is dead." I know that if I live what I preach, try my hardest, and look to Christ even amid great trial and temptation, I will ultimately be perfected; not because I can "earn" my way to heaven through good works, and not because I am good, but because Jesus Christ is good, and I have taken upon myself His holy name through baptism.