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Hi I'm Jaclyn

I am really good at laughing. I love math, and I love people. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been studying in college to become a Mechanical Engineer, which has been really fun and interesting. Other than school, my favorite hobbies are reading classics and science fiction, listening to movie soundtracks, spending time with people, and traveling. I had the opportunity to study abroad with other engineering students in Nanjing, China, which was one of my favorite things I've ever done. I also like to pick up and collect colored paper clips when I see them on the ground. There are more than you might think, and they are in a lot of unexpected places. Soon I will be serving an LDS mission in Bolivia for 18 months, and I am so excited to go!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because living the gospel makes me happy. I believe that God wants us to find happiness in this life and also in the next life, and I have found that living the standards of the church and coming closer to God is the only way to truly be happy. The gospel helps me understand the purpose of my life here, and it helps me find peace in a chaotic world. I know that God always hears our prayers, and He will answer them, sometimes in ways and at times that we don't expect. He always wants to hear from us. Prayer is a powerful tool that can help us get to know our Father in Heaven, and it can help us receive blessings and find answers to questions. I have also received many answers to my questions through reading the Book of Mormon and other scriptures. The message that comes as a part of every answer is that God loves me. I know He loves every single one of His children. He loves you!

How I live my faith

I am concentrating now on preparing to become a missionary. Even though in some ways I might like to keep my life the same as it is now and just continue going through college right now, I know that if I sacrifice my time to serve God as a missionary, I will be able to help many people come closer to God, including myself. I make the choice to do this because I know the sacrifice will be worth it.