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Hi I'm Jackie

I was born in Utah, but will forever consider myself a Florida girl. I am a college student with a love for life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student pursuing a career in law. I was a born Utahn, but bred a Floridian. I love to play the piano, cook, and hang out with my friends. I also enjoy reading, a good movie, and anything chocolate! I love life, and embrace the new adventures it brings.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I absolutely love it! There have been too many times that I have felt a powerful confirmation from the Lord that this is His true church to not be a member. Although throughout my life I have sometimes questioned my faith in God and this church, I have always received the answers I needed when I asked of God in prayer. I didn't get some earth-shattering confirmation that this was the restored church on the Earth today, but rather small confirmations day to day as I pray and move forward with faith.

How I live my faith

Although I'm currently living in a place with the majority of the population being Mormon, the moments where I felt like I lived my faith the most were when I was the only Mormon in my school. It was tough being the only girl in my church youth group for several years. I found my faith in the moments where I had to stand alone, instead of being surrounded by others who shared my beliefs. Now, I live my faith through my faith in Jesus Christ and in the small, tender moments I experience. Living at college, life gets busy, but I try to live my faith by taking a moment out of my day, through prayer and scripture study, to build my faith. I also try to allow my faith to spread to others, by simply being happy and showing genuine interest and concern for their welfare.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

I see evidence of God in my life everyday. From the beauty of the natural world that surrounds me, to the small and simple mercies he provides me everyday. Everything on this earth testifies that there is a God. I see God's hand in my life everyday. I feel His comfort on good and bad days, and I know that I can pray to Him anytime, anywhere. With the opportunities that I have had, the family I have been blessed with, and the faith that I have been given, I know that I have a loving Father in Heaven who truly cares about me and every single one of His children. Show more Show less