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Hi I'm Alexandra.

And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old, a freshman at BYU and I am getting ready to serve a mission. I work as a Nursing Assistant, and I love my job!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because of the love and peace I feel in my home, when I go to Heavenly Father's temples, and when I go to church. I love reading my scriptures: I know that they were written for me-I know because that no matter what I'm going through in my life, the Book of Mormon and Bible have examples that I can follow. Lately, I've immersed myself in the Old Testament, and I find comfort in the lessons I learn from the Children of Israel in the wilderness. I'm a Mormon because when I pray, I can tell my Heavenly Father is listening to me, and loves that I'm talking to Him. I can see His answers in my life, and even though they might not be what I wanted, I know that they're what He wants for me. Because He knows so much more than me, I know that He won't ever lead me astray.

How I live my faith

I try to always represent my faith, and always be ready for questions others may have for me. I played the organ in our sacrament services, and really enjoyed all the music I was surrounded in.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

God still calls prophets today, just like He did in Biblical times. Today, the prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Thomas S. Monson. Serving along with him are two counselors-Henry B. Eyring and Dieter f. Uchtdorf. Together, the three of them make up the First Presidency of the Church (similar to Peter, James and John after Christ's death). Also like in Biblical times, God has called 12 apostles to assist the prophet in guiding the Church by God's voice. The current Twelve are: Boyd K. Packer L. Tom Perry Russell M. Nelson Dallin H. Oaks M. Russell Ballard Richard G. Scott Robert D. Hales Jeffery R. Holland David A. Bednar Quentin L. Cook D. Todd Christofferson Neil L. Andersen Show more Show less