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Hi I'm Jessica Brianne Smith

I'm a believer in all things bright and beautiful. I'm workin' on changing the world. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 4'11" and a little ball of sass. I love flowers and freckles and everything bright. I'm a sucker for a classic film, and I'm passionate about art in all its forms. I started my own photography business when I was 16, and the experience trained my eye to finding beauty the details and recognizing the hand of God in all things and in the lives of all people. I declare with Helen Keller that "life is either a daring adventure or nothing." I've just begun my newest adventure serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Poland Warsaw Mission. For the next 18 months, I'll be putting my personal life aside in the service of my God and the people of Poland. And while I am a small, and still have much to learn, I believe that the Lord can work mighty miracles through one small and simple girl. I've a people to love and a work to do. I mean to change the world, one life at a time, with the message of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. In the future, I hope to return to finish my education at BYU and receive a degree in International Relations and continue to bless the lives of all people around the world in what small and simple way I can. I hope to serve multiple missions in the future and work to bring the Gospel message to the world. I look forward to having a family of my own and hope, in all of life, to cherish the friendships I make with others all around me. This life is beautiful. I mean to live in every moment of it.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I consciously and confidently make the choice to align myself with the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. I seek to do and to be good. I follow the Lord and His paths. I strive to understand His character and purpose, and by so doing, find that I understand so much more about myself and my potential. I believe the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church of God upon the earth today. As Joshua states, "Choose you this day whom ye will serve... but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord."

How I live my faith

I draw nearer to God every day by praying and reading the scriptures. The Gospel of Jesus Christ has changed, does change, and I know will continue to change my life for the better as I apply the principles and teachings of the Gospel to my life and turn to the Savior, Jesus Christ. The grace of Jesus Christ is a real power that has enabled me with strength beyond my own to become so much more than I could be by myself. As I have followed the example of Jesus Christ and utilized His Atonement in my life every day, I have been empowered to identify and work on areas of myself and my own characteristics in order to live up to Christ's and to become the best me I can be. I've still got a long way to go, but I know that "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" (Phillipians 4:13). And because I've experienced the Atonement of Jesus Christ in my life and have felt His love for me, I want to spread that love throughout all the world to the lives of all people. The light of this gospel is something that penetrates the heart and stirs the soul to change. This is a gospel of transformation, and I believe that it is something that can change all people and all lives for the better. It's changed my life. And it's made me a better person.