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Hi I'm Aleece

I'm a wife, daughter, sister, friend, nurse and - I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife to an amazing husband. I work as a Behavioral Health nurse. Someday I hope to be a mother, but for now I stay busy with photography, crafting, and blogging. My college football team is the Ohio State Buckeyes and I love Star Wars and House MD. I enjoy traveling and one day hope to travel the world.

Why I am a Mormon

Although being raised Catholic, I had never fully accepted most of the teachings. By the time I was in 9th grade, I realized that there were too many conflicting doctrines. I knew the Lord wouldn’t tell different people different ways to worship Him. I knew only one church could be truly the church of Christ. I felt that I wasn’t where I needed to be in my life. I feared the end of the world coming before I could find where I needed to be. I promised myself that once I graduated high school, I would find and be baptized into the true church of Christ. Throughout high school I continued to attend, serve with, and teach at my Catholic parish. Despite that, I found time to study the Bible. I developed beliefs of my own, beliefs which many of my friends thought I was nuts for holding, beliefs which I knew to be truths mandatory in the true church of Christ. Among other things, I knew that there had to be a period of time after death for all who weren’t blessed to hear of Christ on this Earth, to receive that opportunity before the judgment. I graduated high school May 2007 and by July the timing was right. As I had done with many other denominations, I began to research Mormonism. Nothing contradicted with that which I already believed. I wanted to know more. On Sunday I attended the Sacrament meeting. I asked the missionaries to teach me. At our second meeting, the one Elder promised me that I would know within two weeks whether the church was true or not. His inspired promise came true, and in a little less than two weeks I had a testimony and a baptism date. My family was justifiably opposed to this decision and made the journey difficult. Despite that opposition, I wouldn’t change it for the world. I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday August 4, 2007 and was confirmed the next day during Sacrament Meeting. It was both the most difficult and most rewarding decision I have ever made in my life.

How I live my faith

Many of the patients I work with everyday are in the worst situations of their lives. I try to live my faith by helping and loving them as Christ would, and I hope I can make their horrible situation just a little bit better. I also enjoy doing family history research and learning of my ancestors.