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Hi I'm Ashley

I'm a stay-at-home mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother to two wonderful children. My family is my world. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family. I consider myself a Jane of all trades and master of none. I love to do or try just about anything. I used to teach elementary school and my life has always revolved around children. I now stay home with my kids and let my world revolve around them.

Why I am a Mormon

I was lucky enough to have been raised as a Mormon. I grew up with wonderful parents who taught me to have high values. I remember when I was baptized there was such a feeling of peace and excitement. I knew then, when I was 8 years old that it was what I should do, and I have that same confirmation today. As I grew older I would test my beliefs by praying to God. Every time I have gotten a confirmation through the Holy Ghost. That feeling of calm and peace enters my life through the Holy Ghost when I open my heart to it. It strengthens me and I am a better person when I strive to feel that way. I continue to make the choice every day to be a Mormon and to try to live as Jesus did and do what he would do.

How I live my faith

This is the hardest part about being a Mormon because we believe our faith effects everything we do. I live my faith when I am reading the scriptures or listening to the Prophet of God. But I also am living my faith when I have more patience with my children when I show that I love them. I live my faith when I treat strangers with kindness and when I turn the other cheek. These are all things that Jesus taught us to do and what we strive to do as Mormons. How I live my faith is something I work on everyday, all day.

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon is the greatest strength I have. I know that God wants us to be happy. I find I am happiest when I am keeping His commandments. When I read my prayers and talk to Heavenly Father through prayer, I'm filled with His love. I'm filled with hope and joy. Things don't seem so overwhelming when I know the Lord is on my side. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

I believe that everything shows us there is a God. For me personally, I cannot look at the stars without feeling His presence. When I look at the stars, I feel as though He made them just for me. I feel His love for me so strongly and have such a desire to show Him that I love Him. Show more Show less