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Hi I'm A. Nelson

I'm a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a niece, a teacher, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an elementary school teacher and have been teaching for 7 years. I am graduating with my Master of Education this summer.

Why I am a Mormon

Many, many years ago, my 4th-great grandparents met missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints back east. They recognized the same gospel principals found in the early church and joined themselves to the church by being baptized. Over the years, they sacrificed greatly and walked across the United States to Utah, driven from place to place by persecution. My 4th-great grandmother never made it to Utah. My 4th-great grandpa spent the rest of his life working to help others live the gospel in peace and well-being. I have been left an amazing legacy. I have thought about and asked "why would they do this?" They knew that Christ's church had been established on the earth. Having been giving the opportunity to know about the church early on still left me the responsibility to find out for myself if what I was learning was true. I believe we are here for a purpose. That purpose is to learn and grow and become like Christ. I find great peace knowing that the truths of the gospel are found in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, as He established His church when He was on the earth. We have to seek sometimes in order to learn. I love that I am promised to see friends and family again after death.

How I live my faith

Because I know that my Savior loves me, I want to love others, so I help others how and when I can. I know that every day is a new opportunity to better myself and enjoy life.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

A. Nelson
The missionaries will talk to you about the restoration of the gospel through Joseph Smith. They will answer your questions that you have. As humans we always have questions, and isn't it nice to get an answer right away, and from the right source? They want to talk to you and answer any of your questions. Show more Show less