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Hi I'm Jessica Garzand

I'm from Spanish Fork, Utah. I'm the oldest of three kids. I love to read. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old, and I am currently serving a Mission in Jackson Mississippi. I love to spend time with my family, watching movies or just hanging out. I love to read fiction and I love anime/Japanese comics. I love to play "The Legend of Zelda", "Kingdom Hearts", and "Final Fantasy" video games. I like the TV shows "Merlin", "Robin Hood", "Psych", and "Doctor Who"! I love good Food. I love to make things. I worked as a seamstress right before my mission. I love to take pictures, as long as I'm not in them. I love animals, especially cats. I want to be a fiction writer. I love to play music on the piano, violin, etc. I am loving being on a mission. It has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love that everything I do is centered on Jesus Christ. I love talking to people and sharing what I know with them. Nothing makes me happier than seeing someone come unto Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. But what brings me that happiness is the knowledge that I will, without a doubt, be with my family for all eternity, and we will be a family. I know the answers to the questions: "Where did we come from?", "Why are we here?", and "Where are we going after we die?". I know that I am a daughter of God, and that I lived with him before I was born onto this earth. I know the reason why I am here on the earth. And I know that if I do all those things that God has commanded me to do that I will be able to live with him again. That's why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I pray everyday, read my scriptures, and do my best to do all those things that the Savior would want me to do. Everyday I say to myself, " If Jesus Christ came to see me right now, would I be glad or ashamed if he saw what I was doing". I also have helped those in my church family with the young woman, being a camp leader teaching the girls camp skills. I go to church every Sunday, to renew my covenants with the Lord and to learn how to better myself. And lastly I also follow the Commandments that God has given to us through a Prophet.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Jessica Garzand
For church I wear my Sunday best, which is a skirt that goes down past my knees and a nice shirt that covers my shoulders and stomach. Men dress in suits and ties. I celebrate Christmas, Easter, Halloween, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Valentines Day, July 24th, Thanksgiving, and a lot of other Holidays. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Jessica Garzand
The Book of Mormon is a collection of writings from the Prophets of ancient America. These Prophets testify of Jesus Christ, and they also witness of Jesus Christ appearing to them after he was resurrected. The Book of Mormon teaches of Heavenly Father's plan for us. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God along with the Bible. I know that it is another testament of Jesus Christ, and that by reading in the Book of Mormon everyone can learn of spiritual truths for themselves. Show more Show less