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Hi I'm Jessica Buchanan

I love to read, write, cook, and travel and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love to read and write, and I'm from Utah. I'm newly married. I studied English in college, and someday I would love to write stories. I enjoy writing fictional stories and have found a love for writing non-fiction. I hope to go back to school and get a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science. I love being around books and I think a library would be a great place for me to spend hours. I love to travel and have seen many places in the United States and even had the opportunity to drive through Canada and Alaska. I love to try new things especially food. I enjoy cooking and I like trying new recipes and experimenting with food. My husband Adam and I are newly married, we were married in the temple and that was the most amazing experience. Now we are starting our new adventure together and loving every minute of it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family, but I have always known that everything that I have been taught about this gospel is true. I often wonder what I would have been like if I wasn't born into the church and I can't seem to imagine my life being as great as it is now. I know that there are some things that people struggle with but you must remember that forgiveness and repentance are here for our benefit. I'm not perfect and I've made many mistakes but I know that no matter what I do God will forgive me and love me. I'm eternally grateful for this gospel and for everything that it has taught me, and no matter what there is always something else for me to learn and to help me to grow. One thing that I know brings blessings is the blessing of tithing. I know that it is sometimes difficult to give 10% of what you earned to the church, but even if you are struggling financially paying your tithing will bless you. There have been many times in my life when I have struggled to pay my tithing but when I do somehow I always have enough to fill my gas tank, buy food, and to pay my bills. There are so many blessings that can come when you sacrifice a little of what you have.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by accepting my callings and fulfilling them to the best of my ability. Sometimes there are times when I feel that I am not good enough for a calling, but somehow, with God's help, I am able to fulfill my calling. I have had several different calling, one of which involved teaching and there were many times when I felt like I was very inadequate and that I would not be able to deliver the message that I was trying to teach, but as long as the spirit is with you, those you are teaching will understand the message.