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Hi I'm Jessica Larsen

I grew up in Utah. I am now serving a mission in Jacksonville Florida! I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love drawing, painting, and the many forms of art. Before my mission, I was attending Utah Valley University (UVU). I was studying Art Education. I hope to become a High School Art Teacher. I also LOVE to run! I did Cross-Country and track in High School. I like to go on distance runs and do 5k's. I hope one day I can run a marathon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I know that this is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I've read through and prayed about the Book of Mormon many times and I've come to know for myself that it is a true book. I know Jesus Christ died for us and because of that we can live together with our families after this life. I love my Heavenly Father and I know that he is aware of me. This Gospel has blessed my life in countless ways and it has enabled me to have great happiness!

How I live my faith

I was attending UVU last year and I attended the LDS Institute of Religion classes they offered. I began to feel the need to share the principles of this gospel that I know are true with others. I felt a peaceful and sure feeling that I was suppose to serve a Mission. I took a leap of faith, submitted mission papers, and I was called to serve in the Jacksonville, Florida Mission. I know that this is what Heavenly Father wants me to do at this time in my life. I have found so much joy from teaching others about the message of this restored Gospel. It has blessed me to have more charity for others, a greater testimony of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for each of us, and a greater knowledge that I am a daughter of god. Each morning I have the opportunity to begin my day with studying the Book of Mormon and other gospel material. As I've searched the book of Mormon, I love the new light and knowledge it gives me. The words in the scriptures become delicious and they make me want to read more. As I read them, my testimony grows stronger and I can testify that the Book of Mormon is the word of God.