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Hi I'm Jessica

I'm an aspiring artist from Montana and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've just finished my first year of college. I'm struggling to get into the animation program, a very competitive program at my school. I've been rejected twice, but I get to try one more time and I'm hoping for the best. On the side, I like to play music, read books, and watch great movies, and I also make sure to spend plenty of time with my friends - usually playing nerd games like Dungeons and Dragons. Yet beyond all of that, I always remember that in my life, in the midst of all the drama and distraction, one thing more than anything is worth focusing on. Christ is the center of my life - He's what matters most to me.

Why I am a Mormon

There comes a time in everyone's life when you have to decide whether you're on the right path. I've hit that moment again and again. Every time I rethink my road, every time it seems perhaps a different way is right, every single time that happens, I always come back to one simple thing - there's a lot I don't understand, but I feel Christ supporting me. He knows where I am, and whenever I waver, He tells me to press on. There's a lot of good that this church does, but if He hadn't told me to keep going, even when it's hard or lonely or strange, I would have faltered long ago. I remain with the Church because of a daily assurance that this is the way Christ designed for us.

How I live my faith

College is a unique experience because the group of people you go to church with changes every semester, as does your role within that group. I served my church for several months as the ward bulletin maker, designing the handouts for everyone on Sundays. Then I served as the Sunday School teacher in the French ward - not an easy task, seeing as I'm barely proficient in French! But I enjoyed each calling and am eager to see what's next. Beyond official church callings, I strive to reach out to those on the sidelines, trying to see what I can do to help, trying to keep an eye out for those in need. I know I can't fix everything by myself, but if there's anything I'm able to do to help those around me, I want to be able to say I did it all.