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Hi I'm Alesha

I was born and raised in Utah. Half of my family are Mormon's and half are not. I was married in the Salt Lake Temple.

About Me

I am a newlywed, and have a lot of fun with my husband. Now we get to take care of our own home, or try to figure it all out. I love spending time in the outdoors; if it is hiking, fishing, climbing, skiing count me in. I am a new mother and love my baby. Balancing work and time with him takes a lot.

Why I am a Mormon

Following the gospel of Jesus Christ makes me happy. I love to read the scriptures. One day while reading and pondering a feeling came over me that helped me know God cares about me and he is mindful of my life. That same feeling comes again and again as I follow the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. What a witness, to have the Holy Ghost, a spirit, communicate with my spirit which then goes to my mind and my heart. I love this gospel. As I live each principle I see how it helps me be more like Christ, that I may live with him and my Heavenly Father again. Recently my husband was deployed with the military. It seemed like a long time and I did a lot of the house and yard work on my own. Through all of it there were a couple things I held on to that helped me through it. One was knowing that I am sealed to my husband for time and eternity. I know I will have him with me always. Two, I received a patriarchal blessing when I was twelve that gave me advice for my life and part of that blessing applies to my current situation. I know that Heavenly Father knows who I am and cares for me. I know that Jesus Christ lived, suffered the Atonement, died and was the first to be resurrected, so that we all will have that gift as well. I know that Jesus Christ still lives and that through repentance I will be able to live with him and God again.

How I live my faith

I worked with the Young Women of my ward. I teach a little, plan activities with them, and mostly enjoy being in their presence. We get together twice a week, once on Sunday for lessons and then again later in the week for activities. We do all kinds of things from square dancing to water games, and crafts to discussions about our goals for the future. Now I serve the littlest kids in the ward. Nursery is for kids 18 months to 3 years old. We play with toys, eat snacks, sing together and teach a short lesson. I have also recently been asked to help find out about how visits of women in the ward are going every month. As members we try to visit and help each other out, by serving, talking about the gospel and sharing our knowledge and experiences with one another.