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Hi I'm Jessica

I grew up in Alaska, but I've lived many places since I left home. I'm a wife, mom and photographer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew in Anchorage Alaska, but I never got used to the cold weather. I majored in Home and Family Living at BYU, but I also studied Hebrew, floral design and ballroom dance. Over the past five years my husband and I have lived in Utah, New Mexico, Alaska, Pennsylvania and Italy. We have two children, a boy and a girl. We currently live in Pennsylvania while my husband gets his PhD in Acoustics. I've worked as a photographer and videographer since 2011.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a sixth generation Mormon; I have many ancestors that were Pioneers that crossed the Plains to go to Utah. I admire their strength and dedication to the Church as they made many sacrifices to follow God's will for them. As I learned about the Doctrine of the Church growing up I felt the faith of my parents and other family members, as well as many of my Church leaders and teachers. My own testimony is based on my faith in my Savior Jesus Christ and His Atonement for all mankind. I know He suffered and died for all of us so that we could repent and live with Him again someday. I also know that Joseph Smith was true prophet and that only through the power of God he was able to translate the Book of Mormon. I find great comfort in the scriptures about problems I face in life. I love teaching my children about the principles I know are true.

How I live my faith

I co-teach the five year old children at Church every Sunday. I enjoy teaching these children as well as my own about the important truths we have been given from the scriptures and the teachings of the prophets. At home we teach our children how to pray and sing hymns to help them learn about God and His love for all of us. My husband and I sing in the church choir and are always willing to perform hymns in Church to sing praises to God. I also love to do family history research by finding my own ancestors as well as indexing names for others.