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Hi I'm Jaelynn

I'm an Air Force Wife. I have an intense love for those with special needs. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love a life that is full of adventure, happiness, family, and friends! I consider myself to be very lucky to be surrounded by so many wonderful people. I grew up in a family of six with two sisters and one brother. My siblings have become my best friends and I wouldn't replace them for anything in the world. I was a competitive gymnast for 7 years and I loved every second of it. After my body told me that it had had enough of the bending and flipping, I left gymnastics and started my six years of competitive ballroom dancing. Being able to express myself through dance was the greatest feeling in the world. I also love to sing, bake, cook, and play with my puppy. My main passion in life is being able to uplift, inspire and be a part of the lives of those with special needs. I fell in love with the students at my high school who I was able to peer tutor. People are so scared of people with special needs because they say they are "different". But that's not what I see in them. They are not different. They are truly special. When I was 19 years old, I married my wonderful husband, David, for time and all eternity in the Mount Timpanogos temple. Just five short months later, we moved across the country to Mississippi so that he could pursue his dream of becoming a pilot in the Air Force. It was hard to leave my family and all those people who I love. But I know that this is just another path on the adventure of life. I couldn't ask for anything more.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in Utah, I was a mormon because that's how I was raised. It became routine. Go to church, read your scriptures, say your prayers, live the gospel. It wasn't until I moved away that I realized why I have have stayed true to my faith. Being a mormon is more than just going to church each Sunday and worshiping there. It is worshiping or Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ, on a regular basis, day by day. Life is better when we don't have to go through it alone. Our Heavenly Father is always with us when we live His commandments. He helps us, nurtures us, hears our cries in times of trial, holds us, mourns with us, and, most importantly, He loves us. We are all His children. Most importantly, I am a mormon because of the teaching the families can and will be together forever. No 'till death do us part." We will be together for time and all eternity. I don't know anyone who doesn't want to be with the people that they love forever. And through this gospel, we can be. I can't bring myself to believe that there is nothing after this life. Why would we be here and have to go through the hardships and trials of life if there was nothing to look forward to? It just doesn't make sense. The gospel has taught me to look forward to the future even though it seems hard at times and like there is no "light at the end of the tunnel." I'm here to tell you that there IS a light and the end of the tunnel and that by following the teachings of the mormon church, and believing that they are true, that light will always be in our reach.

How I live my faith

I have the wonderful opportunity of teaching the young children of our church. I have a class full of energy filled four year old boys. This has been the greatest calling for me to have as I have learned so much and seen so much light in these boys each Sunday. They are so innocent but so full of life and love for their savior, Jesus Christ. I have also served as an assistant ward choir director, and secretary for our church's women's organization. Being able to visit teach other sister's in our ward has been such a great blessing to me. I love being able to build friendships and share the light of the gospel with those other women in our ward. I have made lasting friends through visiting teaching and have felt the blessings of serving them each month.