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Hi I'm Ash

I'm a mother, wife, a fighter of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Arizona and I love it here. I'm a mother of amazing children who light up my life. I'm married to an amazing man who works hard to provide for our family. I run a graphic design company out of my home so that I can still be here to raise my children. A few years ago I was in an accident and diagnosed with RSDS, a rare nerve damage injury which changed me forever for the better. My life was quickly put into perspective of the things that matter most. You see, I had two little children who should have been at the top of my priority list, but instead I was so consumed with working and making a living that I forgot what should have mattered the most. I now understand that my children, husband, family and my faith are the most important things in this world. Everything else is just material.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of the church. As I grew into my late teens my faith wavered. During my freshman year in college, the sweet couple missionaries called me every single day to see if I was going to come to institute. After months of persistent phone calls, I finally came because she said there would be cookies. I'm grateful everyday for that sweet sister and that she never gave up on me. A few years later, I met my husband at that building. Then the unexpected happened - my father unexpectedly passed away a few weeks later. I'm so grateful everyday for the knowledge I have of the gospel. To know that I will see my dad again one day. For the plan of salvation. To now understand that even though we don't see the whole picture, the plan is perfect. Heavenly Father is in control and he knows. He knows everything and strategically places people in our path the we need at that very moment.

How I live my faith

For a few years after I was married I had the wonderful opportunity to teach Sunday school to the 7 & 8 year olds. I remember coming home and sharing with my family the stories of these children. I learned how to love them. I now have the opportunity to have 3 wonderful women whom I get to visit monthly just to make sure they are ok and share a spiritual message with them. It's really been wonderful to make new friendships and truly care and love for these women. It's been amazing that at the same time how I in return have learned so much from them. I was taught how to iron dress shirts one day, I have had sewing lessons, cooking advise, the list goes on and on. It's so wonderful to have a bond with them and to know that these is someone who will always be there for you.