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Hi I'm Jodie

I am from Utah, I am a Florist, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah. I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my whole life, but I still have had my trials. I never felt like I could share my testimony because I didn't know the truth for myself, but I continued on learning. Today I can now say that I know this Church is true. I am grateful I kept on going, even though it was hard.

Why I am a Mormon

My senior year of high school helped me grow spiritually, because of different opportunities I was given. I taught those around me what I believe in and helped them grow in their testimonies. When I left for college, I was so excited to be going to a church school, where the gospel was everywhere. My first day of classes surprised me a little because we prayed in every class for blessings to succeed in our studies. The gospel was tied into concepts like math and science. My roommates all had strong testimonies and it made going to church easier! Our apartment was very spiritual and we really cared for each other. It was then that I realized that the part of me that kept me going to church, was now all of me. I felt a fire for the things I was learning and I wanted to share it all the time. When I returned home for the summer, I went to the singles ward for the first time by myself. As I sat alone on the bench, I asked myself why I was there. I remembered what I had been learning all my life. I was at church to feel of the spirit and learn of Christ, not to have friends to talk to. Over the summer, I made friends that were so uplifting! I miss them now that I am back at school! Also during the summer, I had a few trials where I was tempted to go against what I had been taught. I sang primary songs to strengthen myself against those thoughts. This experience continued to ground me in the gospel. I am not perfect, but I keep trying to change little things in my life so I can be closer to God. I can now say that I know the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true. I have a Father in Heaven who is looking out for me. He wants what is best for me and He knows that I am strong. I know that my Savior died for me so He would be there for me in the rough times of life. Because of Him, I can be cleaned from my impurities and live with my Father again.

How I live my faith

I live my faith outwardly in a way that others see as an example. I want to be like Christ, selfless, forgiving, loving, etc. In my ward, I try to visit with those members who may be struggling through the many callings that the Lord has given me. I also enjoy organizing activities to help the gospel be more relatable and fun for everyone.