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Hi I'm Allison!

I live in Colorado, am an Interior Architect, have a knack for sarcasm and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the church in Great Falls, Montana. I moved to Colorado for school and love it so much I have now made it my second home. I have a degree in Interior Architecture and I also am a property manager for a few properties around the Denver Metro area. I love pulling pranks on friends and family, am constantly being the comedian, can't stop tinkering with cars, have an obsession with jellyfish, and a weakness for anything sweet [that's including you, men!].

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I grew up in the church I fell away while in college. I always believed in the church while I was inactive but my actions were not consistent with my beliefs. After hitting my lowest of lows, becoming angry and bitter with not only myself but my situation I had put myself in I decided it was time to become happy again. The only time I could remember being happy was when I was attending church so I decided to give it a whirl. Woah! Everything started smoothing out and my sails were regaining their strength. Because of the foundation my parents had so diligently laid out I was able to return to my roots and start rebuilding my faith while adding to it my experiences and trials of life.

How I live my faith

I live my life daily by striving to serve as an example for those not only in my ward but in my every day dealings at work and in social settings. I am in the presidency that presides over the organization of women in my ward, which happens to be a single adult ward [all members in my ward are 18-30 and single, what fun!]. My role is to plan activities for the women that will help strengthen their personal relationship with Jesus Christ while teaching them much needed fundamentals to become self reliant, confident, and beautiful women and help develop their basic skills that will be needed later in life when dealing with families, a spouse, children, and the later years of life. Sometimes I feel that I learn more from the women I serve than they learn from me!!

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Allison!
The newness of the Atonement is appealing and makes it easier to repent, though most of us feel as though the atonement is only for sinners. However, it will help us as saints grow and become more connected to the person that Christ wants us to be. We need to utilize the atonement to not only forgive but allow ourselves to be forgiven. The tragedies and trials in our life not only help us grow but help us learn how to love and forgive others. Harboring our wounds and pain will only hold us back. Realizing that the Lord is needed to heal our hearts will bring us closer to him and closer to peace. The Atonement is our singular hope for a meaningful life. Show more Show less