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Hi I'm Alexis

I am a wife and mother of four. Sometimes I read the last page of a book before I finish the first chapter. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to my best friend and we have four children--3 daughters and 1 son. I studied Chemistry and Statistics at BYU. I hope to teach at a community college when my kids are older. I love to read books. My favorite book is "My Side of the Mountain" by Jean George and I have read it at least once a year for the past 20 years! I love to create, whether it be with my sewing machine, my camera, or my computer. I like to experiment and try new things. My list of successes may never catch up with my list of "didn't quite work." Our little family is a "beach family," as we love the sand and the water. We enjoy the simple satisfactions of the coast. We also love playing tennis, bike rides, and rough-housing.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised as a Mormon, I still had the opportunity to choose for myself. I am a Mormon because the Gospel of Jesus Christ gives me peace and happiness. The Church and its teachings gives me purpose in marriage and parenthood, hope in hardships and joy in everyday living. I also have a firm grasp of why we are here on this earth and where we will go when we depart this life. I khow that the LDS Church teaches us the true doctrine of Jesus Christ and that my life is richly enhanced because of my membership and faithfulness. I am a Mormon because this Church teaches me these things

How I live my faith

I work with young girls in my ward. I try to teach them that the Gospel brings true happiness and that adherence to the standards of our Church brings more freedom than anything. I am lucky to have other LDS women as my close friends. We are able to freely talk about the joy the Gospel brings to our lives and how it helps us with the daunting challenges of motherhood. I also attend church services with the other members of my congregation on Sundays. We sign hymns, offer prayers, and listen to Gospel-centered talks prepared and delivered by fellow members of our congregation.

What is the Relief Society?

Relief Society is an organization for the women of our Church. Everything we do in Relief Society is geared towards building our testimonies and strengthening our faith. Relief Society gives us opportunities to serve others, learn new skills, build friendships, and be a part of a group of women with similar goals. Show more Show less