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Hi I'm Carol Jones

I'm a cosmetology student. I'm a wife. I'm a capable woman. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a short, spunky, married, cosmetology student from Idaho. I'm only five foot one, but I have a lot of personality! I love to sing, draw, dance, make fun foods, laugh, and simply live a happy life! In many ways I feel like everyday is a new blessing. By meeting me, you would never know that physically I suffer from anxiety and depression, which at one time debilitated my life. Although this condition is still present, through my faith in my Savior I can live a wonderful and happy life, free of overwhelming symptoms.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that my Savior lives and that this is his true church. During my High School years of studying and prayer, I gained a testimony of his presence in my life. During those same years, I prayed to know if The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was indeed the true church. The answer came without a shadow of a doubt and I knew it was true. Since that time, I have seen his hand in my life as he has walked beside me, strengthened me, and occasionally carried me through the most difficult times in my life. He is my dearest friend and greatest ally, and I am eternally grateful for his atoning sacrifice which provides a way for me to live my life so I can return to live with him someday. He has been beside me as I chose my spouse and my career. He has comforted me when I am in pain and filled with sorrow. He has helped me to learn to see the beauty of rain when my life is storming. Through his love and sacrifice I have become a woman capable of many great and wonderful things. And capable of living a beautiful and happy life.

How I live my faith

As a young high school student, I began to struggle with anxiety and depression. During my struggle I attended a Seminary class where I learned about reading the scriptures. My teacher told the class that if we would pray to find something for us, and then read until we found something; we could be happy. I decided to test what he told me. The first time I attempted this exercise, I was reading when suddenly I felt an overwhelming peace fill my heart, softening the fears and sadness that I bore. I began to pray and read every night before bed, at times feeling as though my load was too much to bear. Each time I read however, I either felt comforted, the load lessened, or strengthened to be able to carry my burdens. This continued through all of my high school years until the emotional symptoms began to subside and I was able to live life by simply reading my scriptures and praying in faith each day. In January 2014, I married the love of my life in the Boise Idaho temple. Only a few months after we were married I began experiencing chronic painful symptoms that debilitated my life. My husband and I began consulting doctors, and praying that a cure could be found. The surprising results were that I suffered from anxiety and depression that affected me physically, although, strangely it did not affect me physically or emotionally. The symptoms were able to be treated and I renewed my vigor to follow my Savior by prioritizing daily obedience to his gospel principles. Humbly acknowledging the origin of my cure.