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Hi I'm Jessica Nicole

I'm a sister, a daughter, a friend, a writer, a musician, an equestrian, but above all... I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Jessica! I'm the second oldest of three brothers, and the only girl in my family. I grew up playing the piano, but still get terrible stage fright! I played the violin in an orchestra throughout my junior high and high school days, but I don't play that so much anymore. I love to write, and I authored a book of my very own: a novel that explores life and death. I've been riding horses for several years. I rescued my horse, trained her myself, and now compete with her. We were Champions in 2012. But most importantly, I know that my Savior lives and loves me, and I live to please Him.

Why I am a Mormon

My religion is a lifestyle. It's not just about going to church on Sundays or Christmas and Easter, it's about being the best person you can be. It's about forgetting yourself and serving others. It's about looking out for each other and lifting each other up, because this life is hard. We need each other. It's about looking past others' shortcomings to forgive and forget, because we all have shortcomings of our own. It's about learning about yourself and growing into your potential. It's about turning to our Father in Heaven and our Savior when we feel like we can't keep going anymore. Allowing Them to lift me and guide me has been the most motivating and blessed thing I can think of in my life. I live the guidelines and standards outlined by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints not because I am forced to, but because I know I am nothing without my God who strengthens me. Everybody who knows me knows exactly what I live for, and what I stand for, and they always know that I'll be their friend, no matter what. Mormanism requires a lot of its participants, but it is absolutely worth every bit of effort.

How I live my faith

I have always been involved in the wards that I have lived in, but I'm especially excited to begin a new endeavor in my singles ward. I get to work with my amazing peers: young women just like me. Women that inspire me to be a better person. Women that love and live this gospel, and that teach me every single day what it means to be a Mormon. I get to visit with them and get to know each of them personally. I look forward to getting to talk with them, share my testimony with them, be uplifted by their beautiful spirits, and build lasting friendships. I look to my God every day to help me rise to the occasion, and to help me be in His right place at His right time so I can be where I need to be to touch those lives that He needs me to touch.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Jessica Nicole
Mormon women are special. The church looks to its women to nurture, and to raise their children in righteousness. They are to work side-by-side their husbands in the home and in their ward to create a nurturing environment where love can be felt and testimonies can be established. The women's responsibilities in the church are sometimes different than their male counterparts because the different genders have different strengths. When the men and women of the church work together, these differences complete each other and the Lord's work can be furthered. The church recognizes its women as essential instruments in the furthering of the gospel, especially when paired with the specific responsibilities of the men of the church who hold the Priesthood. Show more Show less