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Hi I'm Janessa Lynn Rasmussen

I am a small town girl! I am a servant of the Lord in the Great California Ventura Mission! I am a Mormon!

About Me

Hi, my name is Janessa. Most people call me Ness or Nessa. I am just an ordinary person living an ordinary life. I grew up in a small farm town and loved/ hated it. I drove a half hour to high school every day. I was a cheerleader and I love to dance. I love the color pink. I am obsessed with Cheetah print. Everybody needs a little Cheetah in their life. I love chick flicks and Pepsi. I like to read romance novels and watch/ read crime shows.I enjoy running, and the outdoors. I love nature. I love the pretty mountains and the gorgeous ocean. Flowers and sunsets are my favorite. I love jewelry, shoes, and shopping of any kind. I love all things girly girl. I am Mormon and have been raised Mormon. I had to figure out for myself though that this was the true church and the church for me. I went to college for 2 years and graduated with an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. During this time in college I really explored and was able to see the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ change my life. I felt prompted to serve a mission and submitted my papers to be a full time missionary. I know how much joy this gospel has brought to my life and how much it can bring to others. I am currently serving a mission in Ventura,California for 18 months so I can share the same joy this gospel brings me with others. I plan to further my education after I am done serving as a full time missionary. I LOVE THE GOSPEL!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon and I love being Mormon! I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer. He is my best friend and he carries me through this scary world. I know he died on the cross for me and atoned for my sins and afflictions. I know that he lives and knows exactly how we feel. Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ we can be completely comforted and healed! I know that after he was crucified his apostles were killed over time and the fullness of his gospel he established while he was on the earth was lost for a period of time. But we have a loving Heavenly Father who is aware of all of his children and has a perfect plan for us. I know that Joseph Smith saw God the father and his son Jesus Christ. I know that they are two separate beings like you and me. I know that prayers are answered and heard. There was a need for a restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and through Joseph Smith, Heavenly Father established his gospel here on the earth once again. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, it is another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that the Bible and the Book of Mormon complete each other and testify of Christ. I know that we will see our loved ones who have passed on again one day. I know that we lived with our Heavenly Father before we came to earth, and that we can return to live with him. Families can be together forever. If we live righteous lives here and keep the commandments we can live with him again. I know that through Jesus Christ, is the only way to make it possible to dwell with God again. The power of his Atonement is real. We can be forgiven through it. I know the enabling power of the Atonement is real and carries each of us everyday. We have a loving Heavenly Father and I am his daughter. He loves me, is aware of me, and provided a plan for me. There is no other way to happiness than the through the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is Christ's church on the earth today.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in many ways! At home I live my faith by being myself and doing the things the Lord would have me do. I am currently living my faith by being a missionary and sharing the gospel with all my brothers and sisters in Cali!

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Janessa Lynn Rasmussen
We proselyte to invite others to come unto Christ. I know how much Joy this gospel brings my life and want the same for others. Show more Show less