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Hi I'm Jordan

I grew up on a farm in Baker City Oregon. My family lives in SLC and I am attending BYU-Idaho. I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

The place that I am most connected to and truly love is the farm I grew up on that was right at the bottom of the Blue Mountains in Baker. There I built a strong and loving connection with the earth and it's creation. I moved to the big Wasatch front when I was 16 and there I hit some struggles. I am the middle child with and older brother and younger autistic sister. I am going to college at BYU-Idaho. I love going on outdoor adventures and enjoying some of the more simple things in life. I love hearing stories and talking to people when they also appreciate the conversation. I love my family so much; my older brother who is a great example to me, is always willing to talk and can always make me laugh; my mom who will talk to me anytime of the day or night and is my best friend; my younger autistic sister is such a sweet girl who is so honest and always helps me to keep life in perspective and to have and open loving heart to all.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in being a member of a church for your own love and belief in the church. When I was growing up I had an untried testimony. So when my family moved to Salt Lake it scared me. Since I wasn't in a small community anymore is was less common for people to reach out. I didn't know many people in my ward for long time because I didn't want to reach out and they didn't reach out to me. Since I wasn't working to build myself up I was slowly falling down. Eventually I hit a very dark place in life and made some bad choices. However very soon I realized I wasn't happy and I remembered the things that I really wanted in life. Such as being married in the temple to my best friend and having an eternal family. So I quickly started to turn my life around. I went and talked to the bishop and my older family members and with lots of hard work and love from those around me and those in the church I came back. I would like to take this time to compare and contrast the feelings that we receive from the Lord and those

How I live my faith

Though I attend school at BYU-Idaho, when I am home in Utah I have lots of friends who aren't LDS and I love becoming closer to them and hearing how they view life. Often I love to share the gospel and feel the spirit through music. I used to play piano for our ward choir, so I love to have that music and have the ability to play it all the time. It helps me make discoveries about my own life and build my testimony of the gospel.