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Hi I'm Anelieze,

and I am a graphic designer from California who loves all things beautiful. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a California girl, born and raised. Early in life, I developed a love for music, art, interior design, and literature. When I was 17, I attended a local university and was able to study many interesting subjects such as English, French, painting, sculpture, pottery, graphic design, and video editing. My husband and I were sealed in the Los Angeles temple in 2007 and are completely smitten, living the simple life with our children, Clarke and Everly, in Southern California. We love watching movies, spending time with family and friends, and exploring the beautiful state we live in. I love my family and appreciate the knowledge I have of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Because I have learned for myself. Though my parents have always been strong, active members, they did not make me go to church or force me to say my prayers. Rather, they taught me correct principles by example. I gradually found out for myself through a personal desire I had to pray, study the scriptures, and receive answers to life's questions. I received a personal confirmation that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true gospel on the earth today. I believe that no one can take that testimony away from me.

How I live my faith

Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints means you're constantly progressing. I strive to follow my Heavenly Father's plan for me by praying for guidance every day. I need His help with decisions great and small. He hasn't ever let me down and I want to dedicate my life to becoming a better wife, mother, family member and friend. Because of it, I am happy!

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Thomas S. Monson! He is a wonderful man who is so kind, generous, funny, and loving, and christlike. One of my dreams is to someday meet him and shake his hand! I've been in the same room with him, but with 20,000 other people. However, I always feel the spirit very strongly as I listen to him speak to the world. I know he is a prophet of God and that he communicates directly with Him, then tells us, mormons or not, what God wants us to do. I know that if I follow the prophet, Thomas S. Monson, he will never lead me astray. Show more Show less