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Hi I'm Madi Jarvis

I was born and raised in Idaho. I'm a Utah State Aggie. I am currently a missionary in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a missionary for the church and I LOVE IT. I've truly come to know that through losing ourselves in the service of others, we can find ourselves and our purpose in life. I went to college for a year at Utah State University, majoring in Social Work because I really enjoy helping others. I have done a lot of volunteer work and I love meeting new people and my mission has really magnified that focus for me. I am a runner and I love playing soccer and volleyball. I LOVE nature and adventure! Hiking and road tripping are my fave. I am also the oldest of 5 kids in my family so I'm pretty used to being the first to do things and adapt to them, but change is still hard and life is still hard! The only way I am ever able to get through the hard parts of life is through relying on my Savior, Jesus Christ. I know He loves me and wants to help me with everything so that I can be the best I can be! :) and all I have to do is be humble enough to ask!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me HAPPY! The joy that I have experienced in the church and when living the gospel, is incomparable to anything the world has given me! I also want to return to live with my Heavenly Father and my family for forever and I know that that is only possible because of Christ and His Atonement and grace! I also have a testimony that the fullness of Christ's teachings are found within the Book of Mormon and within Christ's church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) and I know that because I've prayed, fasted, and studied it out for myself, but also because I've lived it and seen the blessings it brings to my life. Nothing makes me happier and everything I have that makes me happy, I owe to God and His church.

How I live my faith

I have been serving a full-time mission for the past 13 months and so I've been able to grow a lot. I used to put a lot of other things before God and Christ. Now I've had the opportunity to see firsthand how vital the blessings that come from keeping the commandments truly are. I don't know how I did it before, but I know how I'm going to from now on! :) I strive to study and learn from the scriptures daily. I also have really grown to love prayer. Talking to my Heavenly Father and knowing that He is listening makes everything better somehow. I also am fully committed to Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy. I want to be a light and be an example to others and I know that by giving Sunday's to the Lord, that He will help me accomplish that! :)