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Hi I'm Allie

I'm a creator, writer, and people lover. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When I'm not studying to become an addiction counselor, I love exercising, being outdoors, listening to music, watching movies, writing, and creating. I'm grateful to be able to do what I love. The gospel of Jesus Christ has brought me peace and guidance—all of my blessings can be tied back to it—and I love sharing that with others. I returned from serving in the Tennessee Nashville Mission in January 2012.

Why I am a Mormon

Coming from a part-member family (only two out of the four of us are Mormons), I have had my share of questioning about religion, but I have prayed, and I have received my answer: the Church is true! I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because of the love I feel from my Heavenly Father, and the potential that I know I have. I love it! Sometimes I feel like my body can hardly contain my spirit! However, don't take my word. Read the Book of Mormon and pray about it. Find out for yourself!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by loving and serving others. Whether at church or out of church, when I show love to others, I know that I am living as God and Christ would have me live. After all, that's how Christ lived when he was on the Earth!

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Allie
I think that's a lifelong pursuit, but definitely worth it. By reading the Bible and Book of Mormon, we can know what our Heavenly Father wants us to know. It is His words to us, through the writings of His prophets. What a gift! Additionally, by praying, we can communicate with Him. Through reading the scriptures and praying, we can come closer to our Father in Heaven and know his desires and his love for us. Also, as the 13th Article of Faith says: "If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things." If we seek after these things, we will grow closer to our Father. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Allie
We believe in a loving Heavenly Father, a man of perfect justice and mercy. We also believe that the promises we make to God in mortality will remain with us after we die. Because the ordinance of baptism must be done on Earth, baptisms for the dead provide those who have passed with the opportunity to accept the gospel of Jesus Christ, if they so choose. Show more Show less