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Hi I'm Alexandra

I was born in Chicago but raised in Iowa. I love drawing abstract art and watching classic Disney movies. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm twenty one years old and currently single. I was born in the windy city but my parents decided to move out of Chicago when I was just two years old. I was raised in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi River not too far from a special place called Nauvoo. I grew up in a big green house with a huge park right across the street. I spent my childhood playing in that park. I once had a pet rooster named Roosty (my neighbors didn't like him too much) I have five younger sisters and one brother. I love that I grew up in a big loving musical messy family. They are my very best friends. I haven't decided what career path I want to pursue yet but one of the things I love to do the most is draw. I love art. I love being creative and expressing myself through that creativity. Its something special being able to go into my own little world of my own making for a little while and that is what doing my art work affords me. I admire the work of Van Gogh,Micheal Angelo,and Jackson Pollack to name a few. I love going to Chicago and visiting all the art museums especially The Art Institute. I'm thinking about serving a full time mission for my church and I'm excited to see all the special things my heavenly father has planned for me.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the church when I was just two years old. Like so many people my parents had always been searching for a church to join. They looked into every denomination you can think of and always they were left with this feeling that something was missing. They didn't know what it was but they knew they had to find it. My dad was down in his wood shop below our house one day shortly after we had moved to Iowa, when he saw two young men in white shirts walking down the hill away from our house. He said a prayer right then and there in that tiny basement tool shop. He told the lord that if he wanted those two boys to talk to him that he should send them there. A few minutes later those same two missionaries knocked on the wood shop door and asked my dad if they could share a message with him. The rest truly is history. That moment forever altered my life and my families life forever for the better. My parents found the truth they had been looking for. For the first time nothing was missing. They had found the true church and they knew it. I look back on that day often and I am so greatful that my parents made the choice to join The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latterday Saints. The Gospel had blessed my life and continues to bless my life. I like to call the gospel My past,My present, and my future. It truly is my everything. I know I wouldn't be the women I am today if it weren't for the gospel in my life and opportunity I've had to grow closer to my savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

Once a month I get the wonderful opportunity to teach the women in my church. One of the things that I've learned about teaching is that in order to be a great teacher you must be an excellent student. I learn so much from the lessons that I teach. The women teach me so much. One of the things I love so much about being a "discussion leader" is we teach one another and in a sense we carry one another. I'm strengthened by the input and testimonies of the women that I teach. Its something I'm so greatful to be apart of. I'm greatful to be a women in the church. I know that I am a daughter of god and he loves me greatly. He loves all his daughters and rejoices in seeing them grow stronger as they learn more of him and his son. I love my Savior Jesus Christ. If there is one finite thing I want people to know about Mormons it is that we are Christians. Jesus Christ is the reason we are who we are and we want always to be living our lives as examples of him. He is the one we look up to and the one we worship always.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Thomas S. Monson is our prophet on the earth today. He is the instrument through which the lord leads and guides the church. I know that he speaks to my Heavenly Father directly and shares with the world the things the lord wants his children to know and the way in which he wants us to conduct our lives. In times like now with all the uncertainty in the world it is a great comfort to know that God does still speak to his children. The heavens are not closed. We do not serve a silent god. A Prophet on the earth today is proof of the reality that we need continuing revelation. We need that life line to our father in heaven. I'm greatful everyday for President Monson. He truly is a man called of god and further proof to me of how much Heavenly Father loves us. Show more Show less