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Hi I'm Alecia

I'm a wife and mother of three. Everyday I try to be a little bit better than I was the day before. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a B.S. in Family Science. I enjoy genealogy, cooking, baking, reading, listening to music, and hanging out with my family. I really, really, really want to become a better photographer. I blog, but I'm not as dedicated as I should be. I love learning; I could be an eternal student.

Why I am a Mormon

My family joined the church when I was eight years old. My mother invited six sets of missionaries over before the right pair came along and my dad decided to take the discussions. I loved having the missionaries in our home. I remember asking them all kinds of questions and they never disappointed me with their answers. The spirit in our home changed, our love for one another became deeper, richer. The reason I'm a Mormon though is because I know for myself that the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. I know Heavenly Father loves me and I have felt the Holy Ghost testify to me the truthfulness of the principles taught in the Book of Mormon.

How I live my faith

I'm a wife and mother of 3 children. I serve in my ward as a Family History Consultant and love helping people in and out of the church make ties and connections to their ancestors and living relatives. I live my faith simply. Every day, I pray I will come closer to becoming who my Heavenly Father wants me to be.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

We are all children of a loving Heavenly Father. God doesn't have favorites, He loves all his children equally. We do baptisms to provide Heavenly Father's children, who did not have the opportunity to be baptized while they lived on this earth, a choice to do so now. It makes sense that a loving Father in Heaven would not only provide baptism for some of his children, but would make a way for all to receive. Once the baptism is complete it's up to the person who the ordinance was performed for to accept or reject the work that's been done on their behalf. One of my favorite gospel topics is free agency. The Lord never takes our right to choose away from us.   Show more Show less