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Hi I'm Jessica Johansen

I live in Colorado and love it. I am preparing to serve a mission in Thailand. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I finished my first year of college at BYU Provo. I am a studyholic and love to learn. I am passionate about French and singing. I have been in choir since elementary school and participated in the Colorado All State Choir. I enjoy hiking in the foothills by my house. I also like to play piano and read books, especially the classics.

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a Mormon. It influences everything I do and brings immense joy into my life. Through prayer, I am able to keep up a close and personal relationship with God. I know that He knows who I am and loves me unconditionally. I find a constant in God when so much of the world around me is in chaos. I feel peace and happiness when I follow the commandments and keep myself morally clean. I have never wavered in my conviction that God and Christ are very real and want us to be happy. I know God has a plan for me, and that he will guide me to make the best choices I can make in this life. It comforts me to know that through the Holy Ghost, God can direct me when I have to make major life decisions, like which university to attend or whether or not I should serve a mission. When my Grandpa and cousin passed away, the Holy Ghost comforted me. I know that this life is not the end and that I will be able to see them again. I am grateful for the influence of Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost in my life. Being a Mormon brings me the happiness and joy that can only come from following Christ and keeping His commandments.

How I live my faith

Every week I visit church members. We discuss what's going on in their lives, and I share a message about the gospel. I occasionally teach classes in church and I actively participate in church activities and events. I also live my faith by reading the scriptures and praying every day.