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Hi I'm Janel

I grew up in Mesa Arizona, I'm currently serving a mission in Florida, I love to quilt, act, read, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love life! I love breathing in the fresh air outdoors after it rains! I love smelling the flowers! I love sticking my nose in a good book! I LOVE my family! I have a wonderful family! I have four siblings, two older, two younger. Each one has such an influence on my life. Growing up my mother had us take basic sewing classes, and from this I have developed a love for quilting! I seriously love to quilt! I also enjoyed being a part of the Drama program at my school. There are so many fun experiences associated with the plays and musicals we did during my high school years. I also dearly love to laugh. I think good laughter is something that can bring joy to everyone! I also love this gospel! It has brought so much peace and comfort in to my life. I love that I can communicate with my Father in Heaven through sincere prayer. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ, that through Him all can return and live with our Father in Heaven again after this life. What comfort this sweet message brings! The gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored through a prophet! And we now have the fullness of the gospel again on the Earth!

Why I am a Mormon

I know this church to be the one and only true church on the earth today. I know that through Joseph Smith, this church was restored. I am so grateful for a modern prophet on the Earth that leads and guides us. These are trying times, the world and its ideas are in upheaval, but it is so reassuring to know that if we turn to our Father in Heaven, if we exercise our faith in our Savior and the atonement, we can find peace. Through our obedience, to the commandments, we can return to live with our Father in Heaven again someday. I love prayer. When I have struggles, or feel unsure or afraid, I know that if I will simply open my mouth in humble prayer, then my father in Heaven will lead and guide me and I will feel the peace that this gospel brings!

How I live my faith

I am currently serving an 18 month mission in Jacksonville Florida! At times it may feel difficult to be away from my family, in a place I'm not familiar with, but I know that my relationship with my Father in Heaven has strengthened as I have studied the scriptures and shared my beliefs with others. I know that not everyone will be receptive to the message that we, as missionaries have to share, but I know that we fulfill our purpose as we constantly invite others to come unto Christ. I testify that the message we share is true. I love this restored gospel! I love being a representative of Jesus Christ! I love being a missionary!