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Hi I'm Janae

I'm learning to be a good wife and mommy, daughter and sister, and aunt and sister-in-law. I love being happy!

About Me

My life has been filled with family and happiness. Four years ago I married an amazing man in the Provo temple for time and all eternity. We now have two little girls. I graduated from BYU with a bachelors degree in Physics Teaching and taught at a junior high school for a year afterward. As much as I would love to continue teaching, I've decided to stay home and raise my daughters. I have many hobbies and interests, and I look forward to the day I can focus on improving myself and my talents. I love being outdoors and playing sports. I also love music and board games. I run two businesses from home, one being quilled jewelry and cards, and the other being an origami flower shop. I've loved the confidence it's given me, as small-scale as I am. It's fun for me to try new things. My testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ is strong, and getting stronger every day. I love my Savior and I know that I can do all things through Him, as He strengthens me. I teach my children to love the scriptures and to know that they are daughters of God. I love my husband and we work hard to make our marriage joyful and eternal.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because when I live my life the way that the gospel teaches, I am TRULY happy!

How I live my faith

I attend church every week on Sunday as well as doing things throughout the week to support and spend time with the members of my ward. I am usually asked to play the piano in my ward, and even though I may not be the best piano player, I love sharing my talent. I am also a visiting teacher. This means that another lady in the ward (called my companion) and I go to visit two other women in the ward at least once a month. It's like having a built-in support system, and I always love becoming friends with those that I visit teach! My companion and I go and visit each woman, asking them how they are doing and making sure that all of their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs are being met. We also share a gospel message with them. I also have visiting teachers who come to visit with me once a month. It's a wonderful way to get to know others in the ward, and also to know that there are people who care about you. I like to live my faith by doing nice things for people. Everyone deserves to know that they are loved and cared for, and if I can help do that then I am happy.

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Not at all. We encourage converts of all races. The only stipulation to receiving the priesthood is that it can only be given to worthy male members. Personal worthiness has nothing to do with race, but everything to do with a man's choices and desires. He must be keeping the commandments, have a testimony, and be willing to serve in the Church. Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The Mormon church is actually a restoration of the church that Jesus Christ organized when he lived on the earth in Jerusalem. Joseph Smith Jr, when he was a young man, had a vision that members call "The First Vision" in which he saw God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. They told him that the church needed to be restored, and so the restoration of the priesthood and the principles and ordinances of gospel came through Joseph Smith. Show more Show less