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Hi I'm Ashlie

I'm a hot air balloon lover, Native American, and I'm Mormon.

About Me

I can't wrangle a tornado or lasso the moon but I can choose the right and try to make someone smile. I married the man of my dreams not too long ago and we live in the beautiful state of Colorado. Reading is a true passion for me and it's hard to get me out of the water, once I'm in it. Over a period of two years I have been working on my paternal side of family history, a side which I knew nothing about because I didn't really know my father, and I have discovered that I am Native American. This was also discovered by doing the Ancestry DNA test, which proved my research to be correct. It is interesting to find out things about yourself which you never knew. I have started the process of joining my tribe and exploring more about my ancestors. I truly enjoy History and plan to finish college as a High School Social Studies Teacher.

Why I am a Mormon

To began I'm a Mormon because I want to be. My family has always been Mormon, therefore I was born into the church. The thing is my family was inactive. I don't recall ever attending church as a young child until I was eight and could be baptized. It was then that the missionaries taught me what I needed to know to become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but even after my baptisim my family still didn't attend church regularly. Around the age of twelve we moved to a knew city in a new state. It was there and then that I was introduced to the Young Womens program. I began to catch rides to church with other members and became active without my family. Not only did my testimony grow during, but this time I did too. I know it was in God's plan for me to be that active as a teenager because that was the time I needed to gospel the most. Although I went to church without my family I wasn't alone; I had the members of my ward, and the Savior by my side. As a result my mother and a few of my siblings are currently active. This is how I know that this church is the true church. The scriptures are the guide to life and how we can prepare now to live with our Savior. Through everything the church has been through and the spirit I receive from the prophets it doesn't even make sense that this isn't the true church. Oh... and I'm Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing whatever it is that the Lord asks me to do. Even if that means standing up in front of 20+, well experienced women, once a month and teach them about subjects I feel inadequate to teach. I also help serve missionaries that live near me, by feeding them dinner, and going out with them to teach others. Most importantly I live my faith by standing next to my Savior, and next to my husband, when things are good, and bad.

What is faith?

Seeing isn't always believeing. When you have faith in something you believe in it with all your heart, mind, and might even though you can't see it. When you have faith you just know in your heart. Show more Show less