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Hi I'm Jennie Moon

I love music, hiking, and running. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah with my four sisters and brother. All of us love music, learning, and being active. My childhood was characterized by playing games and riding bikes with my siblings, taking choir and piano lessons, and going on family vacations, our favorite of which will always be hiking. A biography of me would be incomplete without mention of my wonderful parents. They have influenced me in countless ways. They are devoted to serving others, health, academics, music, and most importantly, to the Savior. Their example to me in the face of trials has been especially influential. When I was a freshman, my oldest sister got diagnosed with cancer. The likelihood of her surviving was not very high, but we put our trust in the Lord’s plan, and miraculously, my sister is now in remission. I will never forget the examples of faith, diligence, and sacrifice my parents displayed during this time. After high school, I came down to BYU for the summer to begin working and taking classes. My experience there has been full of both challenges and joy. It has been a laboratory for social, mental, physical, and spiritual development, and I’ve been blessed to learn how to take care of myself, meet new people, supply the demands of schoolwork, and come closer to the Savior as I make life-changing decisions.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the hope that the gospel and Jesus Christ give me. I’ve developed this abiding sense of optimism because I know that the gospel is true. I can’t fully describe the feeling I get when I read the Book of Mormon, ponder the doctrines of eternal families, repent, or serve others, but it is a power that I can’t deny, a power that causes me to know without a doubt that the Savior lives and guides this church. Being a Mormon makes me happy! It brings me peace, joy, and a sense of purpose. I learned the church is true by exercising faith. Faith is a principle of action and power. As I acted--I prayed, studied the scriptures, went to church, and kept the commandments—I gained a witness that Heavenly Father really does love me and wants me to be happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by sharing the gospel. I am about to leave on a mission in two weeks to Georgia, and I’m so excited! My desire to serve a mission has come line upon line, precept upon precept. The more I’ve learned about the gospel, discovered the peace of the keeping the commandments, and recognized the blessings of the Atonement in my life, the more I’ve wanted everyone to share my experience. I can’t imagine what my life would be like without the constancy, comfort, and challenges for growth the gospel provides. Another way I live my faith is by serving others. We’ve been commanded to love our neighbors, and we have an inspiring record of Christ’s ministry of healing and love in the New Testament that we strive to emulate. The more I learn about Christ and His true church, the more motivated and empowered I am to lift and help others.