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Hi I'm Jessica

I am the mother of two wonderful little boys. I love playing my piano and composing music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to an amazing man and am the mother of two wonderful, adorable little boys. I love being a mom. It brings me so much fulfillment and happiness that I know I can't get anywhere else. I enjoy hiking, camping, swimming, and just basically being outdoors. I work from home part time with my husband in our appraisal firm and real estate brokerage. I love music and have played the piano for 19 years. When I got married, I started composing music and continue to enjoy composing today. I love to read all kinds of books. I am constantly reading something and tend to "binge" read when I come across a captivating book. I really enjoy learning about world history as well as American history, particularly the American Revolution.

Why I am a Mormon

The church has blessed me so much my entire life. My parents have been members of the church since before I was born, so I have had the church in my life from the beginning. I had to experience my own conversion though and vividly remember the day that I knew the church to be the true church of God on the earth. My brother was diagnosed with cancer when I was 9 years old and when I was 14 years old, he passed away from it. During those 5 years, I had a lot of spiritual experiences that helped me get through that trying time. One day in particular I was having an extremely hard time. My brother was in a lot of pain and I remember praying harder than I ever had before. I remember laying on my bed and crying after and feeling arms wrap around me and just comforting me while I cried. I remember feeling that everything was going to be fine and that I would see my brother again after he died. I received a witness that I would have my family forever, that death could not break that bond, and that because of Christ and His sacrifice for us, we all would live again. I have never doubted the truthfulness of the gospel from that day on. The church has all the answers. I know why I am here on the earth and what happens after I die. I know that families can be together forever. I know that God has blessed us with a prophet on the earth today, President Thomas S. Monson, to lead and guide us in the direction which He would have us go. I know that God hears and answers our prayers. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and that its teachings are true and correct and by abiding by its teachings we draw closer to Christ. I know that Christ atoned for all of our sins and that he knows each of us individually and knows our pains and sorrows. I know that He loves us so much that He died for us. I am so grateful for this knowledge in my life, especially now that I have a family of my own and I know that I will have them forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be the best person I can be. I go to church every Sunday to worship and to learn more about how to be a true follower of Christ. I participate in our youth choir and youth orchestra. I perform service for others when I see a need and to just try and be a friend to everyone. I try to follow Christ's example and to reach out to those in need. But most importantly, I live my faith by teaching my children about Christ and His life and teachings. With the constant help of God, I try to teach them how to lead better lives and to teach them to help others and to be better people. I teach them how to pray and how to read the scriptures. I basically just do my best to follow the teachings of Christ and to be more like Him.