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Hi I'm Jess Pond

I love to sing out of tune, I'm a running addict, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I will soon serve as a missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in San Diego, CA for 18 months. As a missionary my purpose as a servant of the Lord is to find those that are searching for truth and direction and share with them the message of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. To help others build their faith in him and find the light and love of the gospel! Although I will be a missionary I'm just like everybody else I love to have fun and be outdoors. I love to run and be in the world that our Heavenly Father has created for us! I love to travel and see and experience new cultures! I also LOVE food, but who doesn't. I love to laugh and sing and spend time with my family and friends!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know it is true. I know that living the gospel makes me happier than I could ever be without it. It fills my life with more substance and joy than I've ever had. It gives me the strength to face the challenges and trials I face in my life. I may have been a member my whole life, but after a period of inactivity I know that there is no other way. This is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. It is the way to everlasting life, and it is the only way we can be with our families for eternity. I can't imagine my life without it now and I would never choose to deny the truths that I know now.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by finding any opportunity that I can to serve and help those around me. To love those that I come in contact with. I know that each person that is placed in our lives is there for a purpose and can be a blessing to our lives. I teach Gospel Principles at my church. This is a class for new members and those interested in learning more about our church to teach them about the basic principles of the church. I also love to participate in the Young Single Adult church education program once a week to meet and socialize with others of my faith. There we learn about the teachings of the Prophets and Jesus Christ. My faith falls into almost all aspects of my life, from the music I choose to listen to, the activities that I participate in, and the way I fill up my free time. It fills my life with hope and joy that I have not found anywhere else.