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Hi I'm Katie Alvarez.

I served a spanish speaking mission. I love to snowboard and play basketball. I love to make people smile & laugh. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm from the south!... Tampa, Florida.... but I go to school in Idaho. I'm majoring in Communications Broadcasting with a sports management minor. I want to be an sportscaster. I served an 18 month spanish speaking mission in the great Arizona Phoenix Mission. I love sports! I grew up playing basketball, football, ice hockey, tennis, and snowboarding...nearly everything. Doesn't matter what it is...I will play it! Snowboarding is my favorite thing in this whole world to do! The greatest gift I have in my life though is my family! I have a Cuban father and a very Irish mother and two younger brothers. I have an older brother that died but is in Heaven serving Heavenly Father. I know that I will see him again through the great plan of happiness that our Father in Heaven has prepared for us! I love meeting new people and making new friends! I am super outgoing :). I believe anything is more fun with more people and with family and friends around. I think it is important to always keep a smile on your face and be energetic and to reach out to people and serve everyone! I love life and I am so grateful for all the wonderful things in this world! I love this Gospel and I love sharing it with others. I want to make people happy and feel the love they deserve from our Father in Heaven.

Why I am a Mormon

It is pretty simple really! I read the Book of Mormon and prayed. I really felt something in my heart that told me its true! And its made me the happiest person in the world! And its not just for me...its for everyone! Its for you too! Just read the Book of Mormon. Ask God if its true. I know he will answer you! I know that this Gospel is true. I know that my Redeemer lives. That my Savior, Jesus Christ, is the Son of God and that he atoned for the sins of the World and that because of his sacrifice, it allows us to return to our Heavenly Father. I know that we have a loving Heavenly Father that blesses us and watches after us. That he has a Plan for all of us that will lead those who follow His commandments to eternal life and happiness. I know that eternal families are real. I love this church with all my heart. I am so happy! I want everyone to have this!

How I live my faith

Obedience to God's commandments are so important! I strive everyday to be more like my Savior. And its hard but possible as I read my scriptures everyday, go to church, and pray. Christ lead through example and that is what I try to do. I try to love everyone and help them feel the love that the Savior has for them. Loving and serving others brings me more happiness than anything else. I love being a full time missionary for the fact that I get to focus all my efforts on that! Telling others about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and helping them to strengthen their faith in Him, helping them to change their lives, that brings me so much happiness! Family and God come first for me. My priority is to live with them and God again for eternity and I live my life the best that I can in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ to have that!