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Hi I'm Ashley

I'm stubborn, passionate, and a little crazy. I'm a nursing assistant working towards becoming a nurse, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of three daughters. I grew up in a very small town in Arizona where we spent most of our time in the woods and trying to stay out of trouble. I moved to southern California to attend a baptist university and found myself partying more than studying. I came back to Arizona and I'm now attending a commuity college and applying for the nursing program. In the meantime I work as a nursing assistant in a long term care facility. I spend my free time playing my violin, reading books, exploring museums, and planning the many trips I plan to take around the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I've always thought that just because I say I love Christ and I belive in Him doesn't mean I'll commit to Him. Before I found the church I was lost. I felt empty and alone. I didn't think I'd be going anywhere in life. When I got baptized a whole new world opened up to me. I've never been more fulfilled. I now have members that get me through anything. They support me and keep me close to the iron rod. Although I'm newly baptized and can't answer every question that comes my way. I know in my heart that this church is true. Through countless hours of prayer and the studying I've just begun, I'm strong in my faith. I know that as I continue to apply the teachings of the church and stay faithful God will continue to bless me and lead me to do great things for Him.

How I live my faith

Part of living my faith is not just learning about Christ, but becoming like Him. It's a challenging task, but I know that it can be achieved by working on it on a daily basis. I don't have to do something amazingly huge everyday (like healings), but somtimes it's the smallest things that matter. Whether it's just giving someone ten minutes of my time to listen or help a family move. We see Christ through others, and if I can show that love and compassion that Christ has then mission accomplished!

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

The way I remeber the word of wisdom is CHATT, which stands for coffe, harmful substances( illegal drugs), alcohol, tea, and tobacco. Our bodies are precious gifts from God. It may sound more familiar to hear "our bodies are our temples". In order to keep our bodies and minds healthy and strong, God gave a law of health to Joseph Smith in 1833, known as the Word of Wisdom (You can find it in Doctirne andcovenants 89:1-21). God has promised great physical and spiritual blessings to those who follow the Owrd of Wisdom. I believe it to also be a great test of faith and to show our deidcation to the Lord. Show more Show less