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Hi I'm Jordan

I recently Graduated High School, and I'm serving a Mission in Boston, MA. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Having recently graduated High School, I will depart for my mission in Boston, MA this September 2015. Upon returning, I intend to attend college studying business and graphic design. I enjoy drawing, painting, sculpting, and just about anything creative! Eventually I plan on working in advertising or some other design-related field. I grew up in a "Mormon family" and was baptized into the LDS church when I was 8 years old.

Why I am a Mormon

Admittedly, growing up I only attended church because I had friends there, and because my parents insisted. During my early teenage years, however, there were periods where for up to a couple months at a time I would just not attend church. I began to feel more alone and helpless during those periods of my life. Looking back I notice the negative effects of my periods of personal apostasy even more so. My testimony of the power of this gospel is as simple as this. I know that when I follow the principles outlined by Christ's apostles and prophets I feel good. When I don't, I feel bad. I am a Mormon because I have personally felt the power of Christ's atonement to clean me from my sins. I have had prayers answered and have felt God's love for me. Because of this, I follow the principles of His Gospel. Because of this, I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Growing up in Idaho, there were many Mormons, but those not of my faith far outnumbered those who were. I'd heard that the greatest way to teach anything is by example. Because of this, I tried to live my life in a way that showed I am a devout follower of Christ and his living apostles and prophet. I have always tried to find friends who share the same standards as me, but, following Christ's admonition, I have also tried to be friendly and encouraging toward those who may not choose to live their lives in the way that I have. Some other things I do are: attending Sunday meetings, visiting the temple, and preparing myself for my mission, just to name a few.