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Hi I'm Alex

I ride motorcycles. I'm a closet hippie. I LOVE penguins and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Senior in college studying exercise physiology. I love sports, music, family, friends, and doing anything that gets me outside in the sun. I starting riding motorcycles when I was 17 and have been addicted ever since. I was born and raised in Houston, Texas and I'm a VERY Texas proud. I've been living in Oregon for the last year or so and love it.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm mormon because it makes me happy. I've tried to do my own thing in life, but it just never worked. One of my favorite scriptures tells us to "consider the blessed and happy state of those that keep the commandments of God." I've found that to be so true! When I do what the Lord has asked of me I'm blessed and I'm happy. But I guess to take it a step further, I'm mormon because I've learned about this Church and the doctrine and I've prayed to know if it is right. I feel like time and time again the Holy Spirit has touched me to let me know it is. And I can't deny those feelings...so I follow.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be an example of Jesus Christ. I try to do the best I can to serve and help others. I'm definitely not perfect at it but I still try. I also try to share the things the have made me so happy with others around me who need to feel God's love for them stronger in their lives.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Alex
Of Course!! Not. Joseph Smith is a prophet of the Lord Jesus Christ. He taught the gospel of Christ and spoke as the mouthpiece of God on the earth. I look at him the way I do all of the prophets since the world began. Adam, Isaiah, Noah, Moses. I listen to prophets becuase they speak the word of God. The reason why we speak so highly of Joseph Smith is because he was the one to restore the Priesthood, or the power to act in God's name, back on the earth. And with restored Priesthood power came the ability to baptize, confer the Holy Ghost, and to do other things with proper authority from God. I'm grateful that God's power is back on the Earth. It blesses my life in so many way! Show more Show less