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Hi I'm Jade Smullin

I come from a divorced family, I love peanut butter and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello!! I live in a divorced family with many siblings. Some are direct siblings, others are half, and a lot are step, but that just means more love to share. I love to draw and do anything that resembles art. My artistic abilities go from sketching to painting and even runs into the music department. I play the violin, piano and recently I have learned the ukulele! Along with learning new instruments to play one of my favorite things to do is sing a long to some of my favorite songs! I am also a very active person, I have played all sorts of sports growing up. I have participated in softball, basketball and even flag football. All the other outdoor activities like riding horse, taking a four wheeler out for a spin and even playing a "friendly" match of any sport on a field or court are my kind of attractions. I have recently traveled to Europe and my body now aches for adventure and new possibilities! And the best part about me, is I love animals! My home has had many animals come and go but for now we are stuck with a hyper Great Dane and an over weight Golden Retriever. But all in all we love our animals! And that is me in a nutshell!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I choose to be one. I come from a split family and half of my family shares the same beliefs I do, and the other half has chosen a different path for themselves. I made a decision at the age of twelve which path I was going follow for myself. And I chose to follow The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints, because I know deep in my soul that it is the right choice. I'm a Mormon because in a crazy frantic world, this church is the only hope and light for a better life and a new beginning. Being a Mormon has given me a sense of purpose, direction and has given me the greatest joy I've ever experienced. I look in the eyes and into the lives of my family members that don't have this gospel and truth in their life and they are lost and confused. I have friends that express to me their confusion in the world and their loss of direction and I honestly believe it's because they don't have the knowledge that not only me, but millions of other members have because of this church. Being a Mormon isn't a privilege that is just granted to me or anyone else. It takes discipline, faith, time, responsibility and most of all love to be a Mormon. And I am proud to be not only a Mormon, but a true disciple of Christ. I love this church, I love my Heavenly Father and Savior, I love the happiness these teachings and principles bring. I know this church is true with every ounce of my body and soul, I know The Book of Mormon is true with every word inside it, and I know without a doubt in my mind that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live and love every single soul on this earth without end.

How I live my faith

A big portion of my faith is to serve everyone around me. I have spent countless hours at the food bank donating my time to help feed families in different districts that need help providing food for not only themselves but their loved ones as well. I have also served as a leader over my church group for the youth of young women. In this leadership role I was there as a friend when needed, an example, and someone who would help push these girls in the right direction. In that position I have helped teach the youth about my beliefs and have helped them grow their own testimonies about the gospel and their Savior, Jesus Christ.