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Hi I'm Jana

I am a wife, mother of 6 married children, grandmother, and psychologist living in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

About Me

I have a great life! I am married to a wonderful man. We were both married previously and divorced. We met each other at church, became friends, dated, and married in the Edmonton, Alberta Temple on August 3, 2013. We have a large combined family with a growing flock of grandchildren. I am a clinical supervisor of a program that provides counseling services to traumatized and abused children in Yukon, Canada. During my spare time I can be found out of doors on the water, in the mountains, camping, fishing, and hiking all year round. During the long winter months my husband and I enjoy performing, music, and dancing or helping with our grandchildren. Something that keeps me balanced is my daily personal scripture study, prayer, and time to reflect. When I seek opportunities to serve others, celebrate their successes, and listen, I realize the power of relationships is a key to happiness in this life and eternity.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I was born into a family of members of the church. I have a long heritage in the church. When I was about 7 yrs. old I began to know for myself the truthfulness of the principles taught me by my family. When I was 14 yrs. old and traveling through Asia, I began to ponder, study, and pray for my own testimony. I came to know for myself that God knows me personally, that Jesus Christ was my personal Savior. I read the Book of Mormon and knew it contained the word of God. When I was 19 yrs. old I studied to know for myself that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God. I have tried to live a Christlike life and it has blessed me to be a better woman, wife, mother, grandmother, and psychologist. I have felt true joy as a result of my testimony and membership in the church.

How I live my faith

My faith in Jesus Christ is a way of life. It governs the choices I make; how I think; how I use my time, energy, and resources. I want to stay in tune with the power that comes from the companionship of the Holy Spirit. It makes the difference in whether I am at my best, or just getting by. I believe that living the commandments is a protection in my life. My testimony of the Gospel, the Church of Jesus Christ, prophets, and the scriptures is the most important possession I have. I testily that God knows each of us by name.