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Hi I'm Ashley

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, kindergarten teacher on-hiatus while I raise my children, sister, daughter, friend, and child of God. I love going for walks with my family, catching up with friends, reading a good book, and going to the beach. I have a great life, and a wonderful family!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a perfectionist, which doesn't quite mesh well with being a mommy. I try to make it work as best as I can. My house is not always clean. My cooking is not always first-rate. I make mistakes along the way. But I keep trying to improve. Some things help me feel happy and loved no matter what: My husband-- he loves me unconditionally. My kids-- they are so quick to forgive and dish out hugs and kisses and say "I love you mommy!" My family-- they still lend a listening ear and some advice whenever I call. But most of all, I always know that my Heavenly Father and my Savior, Jesus Christ, are with me. I was raised as a Mormon, yet I think my conversion has been ongoing throughout my life. There came a time when I had to decide for myself if what I was taught about the Gospel really was true. After praying, studying the scriptures, and pondering on my desire to know, I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. Whenever I have had a rough time or faced a challenge, I have always found hope and peace in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. When I say my prayers and read the scriptures, my beliefs are confirmed and I can feel my Savior's love and personal understanding of what I might be experiencing. I once heard an expression, "No one can live your experience." In my hardest struggles, I am grateful to know that I am not alone. I know that God knows me personally My Savior, Jesus Christ, has sacrificed so much for me and I know they are there to help me through whatever I face in life.

How I live my faith

I help teach a class about "Gospel Essentials" during our Sunday meetings. I aide the missionary effort in our local ward. As a mother, I raise my children to know that I believe in Christ. I try to set an example for others as I try my best to follow the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

The family is a divine structure that was set forth by God. The family unit is where we experience the most joy in life, and where we learn to love and trust. We believe that we can be with our families forever. Show more Show less