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Hi I'm Alana Winter

I'm a Mormon. And I love it!

About Me

My favorite things to is be outside! I love to be outside walking or running in the ravine and when I get the chance I love to go boating especially going water skiing! I love to travel and hope to one day go all around the world and especially want to go to India and Thailand.I am currently in University but still deciding the career path that I will enjoy the most! Mostly I love to be with the ones who mean the most to me and have amazing family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

 I grew up in the church my whole life and was lucky to have parents who were always such a good example of how the gospel can bring peace and joy into our lives. I grew up and always admired my mom and how she incorporated God into her life and always hope to be just like when I grew up, but as I got older and had to make my own choices and decisions it became evident I could not always rely on my parents testimony and I had to discover my own. Through "trial and error" and facing the challenges that most of us encounter as we grow up I realized only I had the power grow closer to my heavenly father. When I chose to rely on my heavenly father to help my testimony grow everything fell into place. It was not always easy but I was not expecting all the blessings I would soon receive. I was able to share my testimony with my best friend Jenni who later got baptized and together were able to encourage each other and remind each other what was really important. I also met some of my best friends who I can not imagine a single day without. I was lucky enough to grow close to friends who would soon serve missions and stregthen my testimony even more. I know with all my heart that the gospel can change the hardest hearts and I have seen how if we trust in the lord with all our hearts he will take us where we need to be and who we need to be with. There is nothing, and honestly nothing, better than feeling the spirit each day inside of me. I am a daughter of God, I have divine roles and responsibilities that I am looking forward to fulfilling. Life has such great purpose and potential now. I love my Heavenly Father. I love Jesus Christ, and I know he lives!!!

How I live my faith

 My favorite thing to do before I go to sleep is to put on my favorite ysa music and study the scriptures. I love to study conference talks and visiting the temple. I love taking about the gospel with my best friends and settings spiritual goals for my future. I know that reading the scriptures and surrounding yourself with uplifting things you can always find peace in any situation. I promise! Heavenly fathers has created a way for us be happy, study his words!