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Hi I'm Annalie Bloomquist

I'm a nurse, I speak Ukrainian, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Women's and newborn nurse. I like yoga, camping, traveling, music, hanging out with friends and family, creating, doing, and being. Life is too short, gotta live to the fullest.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an LDS home, but I have never been one to take another's word for it and always needed to know for myself. I can't pin down my conversion to one story, but rather it has taken place over my entire life, in small bits and pieces from experiences in which I come to know, in a personal way that this church is the most correct of all churches. I believe in a God who knows who I am and who is putting things in my life to shape me into a better person, and remind me that I have a great purpose on earth. He believes in me, He's my biggest fan, and He loves me. And I know He loves everyone else with that same kind of personal, fatherly love. I believe in past and modern day prophets, and can feel the truth and power in their words, as if they are coming from Heavenly Father directly to me. While I don't understand a lot of things, these things I hold on to, and know that someday if I am patient and enduring, I will come to know the truth of all things.

How I live my faith

I served a full time mission for 18 months in Kyiv Ukraine. It was one of the hardest things I ever did, but I learned so much and I never regretted it. It was one of those times when God told me even though it was really hard to learn Ukrainian and Russian, and live there away from everything familiar, that I could do it even if I didn't think I was strong enough at that time. It was such a blessing to be able to share the deep things of my soul to others, and make friendships that cannot be broken by distance, culture, language, or even death. Now that I'm home from my mission, I go to church regularly, and look everyday for an opportunity to serve, strengthen, and lift whoever is in my path, members of my church or not.