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Hi I'm Ali

I grew up in Southern California, I worked with orphans in Ecuador and I was baptized when I was 19 years old. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a convert to the LDS (Mormon) church, I went to Ecuador to work with orphans--it was the most amazing experience of my life. I married my high school sweetheart. I work full-time while my husband finishes up school.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 19 years old, by my boyfriend, who is now my husband. Growing up I was raised in a great Christian home, with great morals and values. I began dating an LDS guy in high school, but religion wasn't really talked about. He was really nice, and his family was so great. I am big on family, and seeing his family so close, united and happy, made me interested in the LDS church. I started talking to my friends that were LDS, and decided to look into the church and what they believed. I feel like I was raised LDS my whole life, the same values and morals I was taught as a kid were exactly what the LDS church practices. I am a Mormon because I know the Christ is real. He died, and because he died, I am able to return and live with him.

How I live my faith

I like to serve and help others. Part of the reason I decided to go to Ecuador, was because I wanted to help less fortunate kids that didn't have moms and dads. I wanted those kids to feel the Saviors love for them, and to help them. I like to go to church on Sunday's, and visit my friends that I go to church with as often as I can. I don't drink or smoke, and try to dress clean and modest. I think I live my faith best by just being a nice person.

Are Mormons Christians?

Yes, we are Christians. We believe in Jesus Christ, who is the Son of God. We believe that he died on the cross for our sins. We celebrate his birth and remember his death and resurrection. Show more Show less