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Hi I'm Jasmine

I'm a full-time missionary in the beautiful Utah Orem mission, an Arizona native, an avid outdoors girl, and a Mormon!

About Me

I was born & raised in Arizona, but have since lived in New Mexico and Colorado. I'll be serving a mission in beautiful Utah until July of 2018! My favorite things to do include spending time with my family (my mom, dad, and little brother, Jake) and being in the great outdoors! I LOVE mountaineering, hiking, backpacking, and wilderness survival, and have been doing those activities with my sweet family for as long as I can remember.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know without a doubt that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church and I truly cannot imagine my life without it. Because of this church I know what true happiness is. This Gospel has been an immense strength and comfort to me in both good times and bad. It has been a guide for me in a very troubled world. I have received countless blessings from being a part of the LDS church - Temples, the Book of Mormon, and modern-day Prophets and Apostles being some of the biggest. Because of Temples, I have the opportunity to be sealed to my family and future husband and posterity for time and all eternity - not just until death do we part. My family is the most important part of my life and I can't imagine not being with them anything short of forever! The Book of Mormon has been a HUGE blessing in my life as well! I have found so much happiness, peace, and strength within its pages - it was truly written for our day. Members of the Church have also been blessed with modern-day scripture: a living Prophet and 12 Apostles who receive inspiration from a loving Heavenly Father and guide us - just like Biblical times! I'm a Mormon because I can't afford NOT to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by working to do what my Heavenly Father wants me to do and having a close relationship with Him and my Savior Jesus Christ. I strive daily to study my scriptures and communicate with my Heavenly Father through prayer. We communicate with our Father through prayer, and I believe one of the biggest ways He communicates with us is through the scriptures! I attend church every Sunday, and try my best to serve and be a good example to my brothers and sisters in Christ every day. Having the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost is extremely important to me, so I try my very best to live my life in a way that I can listen to its promptings!

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, just like the Bible. It's a collection of inspired writings of ancient prophets. The Book of Mormon is named after Mormon, one of the last of those ancient prophets. What makes the Book of Mormon different from the Bible is that it focuses on Christ's teachings on the American continent. In John 10:16 KJV, Christ says "And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd." We believe Christ was talking about the people in the Americas. Jesus Christ loves all of us so much, so it wouldn't make sense for him to only appear to one part of the world. The Book of Mormon and Bible go hand-in-hand. The best way to learn of its truth is to read it and pray about it for yourself! Show more Show less