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Hi I'm Jordan

I'm from Boise, Idaho. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

For the past 3 years, I've been studying at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Finally, after a couple years of moving around, I've decided to study Public Health with an emphasis in Health Promotion. Besides school, I love lacrosse and playing the piano. I also love being with friends. You just can't have quite as good of an adventure when you're on your own. I'm pretty easy-going and relaxed. It's hard to find anything that will make me upset or mad. Being happy is just so much better. I have a crazy family of 6 people total - 2 loving parents, 2 brothers, and one sister, with a cat and dog thrown into the mix. I couldn't have asked for better people in my life. I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Why I am a Mormon

Like most children born into a loving, LDS (Mormon) family, I was baptized at age 8. Throughout my high school years, I thought a lot about that and realized that at the time of my baptism, I hadn't really understood what it meant. I started questioning if the church really was true. I had several friends tell me that our faith seemed far-fetched. They thought I was a little weird for living the way I did. "It's just so restricted." But I never felt restricted. I thought and prayed about the gospel, and read the Book of Mormon, and I started to really know for myself that it was true. I felt something whenever I read my scriptures that I never felt anywhere else. My testimony came and grew stronger every time I prayed, or fasted, or read my scriptures, or just lived the Gospel the best I could. There was never a flash of light, or vision, or amazing spiritual moment that told me everything I knew was true. It came gradually over time, until one day I realized I believed in this Gospel with my whole heart. I still do. It's blessed my life in so many ways, and probably in many ways that I'm not aware of yet. I have never felt a happiness like the one I have when living the Gospel. I know this church is true. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God, and that the Book of Mormon is also true. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, and all his children. This is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by the things I do, and by doing the things I'm asked to do. As before mentioned, I served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I've learned that you can't just say you believe something. Words mean nothing unless backed by actions. I believe that this gospel is true, and I want everyone to know that's what I believe, and see me live it everyday. Whether it's a calling, or a mission, or just reading scriptures and praying everyday, I live my faith exactly how it sounds, by living it. Not just on the weekends, or every other hour, or when I feel like it. This faith is the reason behind every choice I make, everyday.