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Hi I'm Ashleigh

I am a stay at home mom of 2 adorable children. I love my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and stay at home mom of two adorable children, with one on the way! In school I became passionate about Biology. It fascinated me how everything in life has such a specific form and function. I came to a greater understanding and thankfulness for the beauty and the grandeur of the creation. Because I was so passionate about some of these things I thought my life and career would revolve around studying it and practicing medicine. Heavenly Father had another idea in mind for me at this time. I still practice medicine (tylenol has come in handy), but He has blessed me to actually take part in creating life, and having a beautiful family. At first I was a little nervous about giving up my personal aspirations to raise a family, feeling as though maybe I would be missing out on making a difference, but I have learned that my family is where I can make the greatest difference with the people I love. It hasn't always been easy, but they truly are the reason my life is so blessed. I am grateful to be able to watch my family members and myself grow, learn, and become the people that we were intended to be as we go through life's challenges and experiences together. I can think of no greater or more noble a mission in life than to bless another life through love, teaching correct principles, and enhancing their personal gifts, so that they can contribute to our wonderful world and continue that tradition for their families.

Why I am a Mormon

In our world there are so many voices, and it is difficult to know where to turn, and what to do. I have found that guidance and direction, and the peace and security I have sought after in the Mormon church. I have come to know, and understand my Savior's love for me and the world more fully. Because of His great love He took upon Himself all of my sufferings, sins, sorrows, pains and afflictions so that He could be there for me always. I am grateful for this, and I am also grateful to know what He would have me do to show Him my gratitude. He is the perfect example of healing, loving, and helping others, and service is a major focus in His church. I am grateful to be a part of a church where unselfish service is a major part of discipleship. I feel as though I can do something, however small it may be, to better the world through loving service. I also am grateful to receive counsel from men of God and have the opportunity to receive revelation for my own life and family. I know that the Book of Mormon is a true book of scripture, and that anyone can come to know Jesus Christ and what He expects of us as we read it and follow its teachings. The principles taught in church are simple to understand, but the truths are profound, and as they are lived they bring great joy and happiness that can't be found any other way. Because I have tried to live these principles I have come to see the joy, and blessings they have brought to me, and that is why I am a mormon.

How I live my faith

The most supreme example of how we are supposed to live comes from our Lord, Jesus Christ. I am striving to live the way he would like me to. I strive to be a better, kinder individual, wife, mom, neighbor, and friend. I feel my most important responsibility is to teach my children those things I would like them to emulate by being a good example for them. Principles like kindness, love, service, honesty with self and others are some of the qualities I am striving to do better with everyday. I have also had some opportunities to lead the women in my church group, organize and carry out humanitarian projects, and other service projects for people in our neighborhood. My husband and I have also had the opportunity to be talk with people about our faith, and teach the young children ages 18 months-3 years old. All of these experiences have helped me to increase my understanding, develop new skills, and serve others.