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Hi I'm Allison

I am a wife and mother. I am a daughter of God. I am a Christian. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time wife and a mother of 3 very lively children, and a part-time PA in the ER. My life is busy but full. I feel like the Gospel of Jesus Christ helps me to focus on what is most important in life amid sometimes hectic days, and makes my family life more meaningful. I love to create. I decorate my house, do crafts with the kids, blog, make cookies, reorganize closets, do yard work, basically anything that allows me to use my imagination.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised by faithful and loving parents who taught me the Gospel of Jesus Christ when I was young. At first I was Mormon because my parents are. As I have grown older I have grown to love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints for my own reasons. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. I know that He lives and loves me. Coming to feel and understand that love is life changing. It makes me a better person, and I find myself wanting to share that love with others. That love that I feel motivates me to want to follow Him. I know that He has restored His Church once again to the earth, and He speaks with a living prophet today. That is wonderful news! I know that because Jesus loves me, he wants me to be like him, to know him, to follow him and I am able to do that by hearing His words through His prophet. I consider that to be one of the greatest blessings in my life.

How I live my faith

One day at a time. My husband's family recently challenged us over the past Christmas season to try to take to heart the words "Love one another" and truly understand what the Savior meant by that. I try each day to understand the love of the Savior, or Charity, and to do the things he would do. My favorite quote on Charity, and one that helps me to live my faith each day is this: "Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet. Charity is accepting someone’s differences, weaknesses, and shortcomings; having patience with someone who has let us down; or resisting the impulse to become offended when someone doesn’t handle something the way we might have hoped. Charity is refusing to take advantage of another’s weakness and being willing to forgive someone who has hurt us. Charity is expecting the best of each other." Marvin J Ashton I try to follow the Savior. I read the scriptures to learn more about Him. I look for ways to serve others. I mess up and then I ask for forgiveness when I make mistakes. I believe that by trying to be more like him, I will come to know Jesus better.