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Hi I'm Allexis Rae

I've got both west coast and east coast in me. I'm a college graduate, a wife, and a mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an advocate for the family. I love serving the people around me and furthering good causes. I believe one of the best things we can do is to be a friend to those around us.

Why I am a Mormon

While I was raised in the church by my parents, I choose to continue to be active in the Church because of the love I have for my Heavenly Father. He blesses me with so much in my life, including with the gift of His son's sacrifice for me and all mankind. The Atonement has a healing power that has helped me in my life. I am a happier person because of the gospel and am thankful for its presence in my life.

How I live my faith

I share my talents and time with others in my church and in my community. I serve in whatever capacity the Lord sees fit to have me do, even if it is as seemingly insignificant as organizing a blood drive. I try to live as Christ did by developing the characteristics he exhibited.

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Allexis Rae
We believe that both the husband and the wife play a vital role to the structure of the family. They work together as equal partners, neither above the other in the marriage. We believe the role of the husband is to provide for, to preside over, and to protect the family. The wife is to nurture her children in love and righteousness. Both the husband and the wife work together to fulfill these responsibilities. While some see these designations as inequality, we have to understand that equality is not sameness. Men and women have both been given unique roles that best enable them to become like God. And the best part is is that they get to support one another in these roles to better themselves and each other. Husbands and wives are to love each other and cleave unto none else. This includes any form of intimacy, be it physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, or otherwise. They must not only love their spouse, but put them before themselves. This selflessness is what sustains truly happy marriages. They are to love and teach their children. Children are seen not as a burden, but a blessing, and are welcomed into the home. As husbands and wives work together selflessly, they create not only a joyous home in which to raise healthy children, but a relationship in which there is complete trust and satisfaction. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Allexis Rae
"What is the purpose of life?" is a question many people struggle with today. Through the restored gospel found in the Mormon church, we find answers to this most important question. Mormons believe that we are on this earth to receive a body and gain knowledge. This is because before this life each of us wanted to become like our Heavenly Father and to do that we had to go through a testing and trying time to prove our faith and to gain characteristics that He has. So this life is our opportunity to experience trials, emotion, and the sensation of physical body. It is also a chance for us to make choices - whether they be right or wrong. Our choices often lead us to learn new things, including lessons from our mistakes. It is our responsibility to use our knowledge to the best of our ability and become more intelligent and capable and righteous as God is. We will be held accountable someday for how we chose to live our life on earth. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Allexis Rae
Mormons believe in Jesus Christ and worship Him. We live His gospel and try to apply its teachings. We call ourselves Christians, yes, but perhaps are not Christians in ways traditionally thought of today. However our church is focused on Christ and is built upon His teachings, so we consider ourselves as Christians. Show more Show less