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Hi I'm Alaina

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Wife and a mother of two. I am a stay at home mom. I enjoy cooking/baking, sewing, music, and playing with my kids and hearing their laughter.

Why I am a Mormon

As a youth I wasn't brought up in a strong LDS home, but I had good leaders to help point the direction for me. There came a time in my life when I wanted to put those principles i had been taught to the test. I remember being taught about prayer and its power. My leaders were a great example of how I wanted my future family to be and how I wanted to live my life. I saw that they were happy and had something that I lacked. That was conversion to truth. I went to Seminary when I was in high school and remember feeling the Spirit so strong. that is when change began to take place in my life and I wanted to start changing to be more like the Savior. It has been 12 years since I graduated high school and I am still on the road through the process of conversion.But since then I have served a mission and have recieved wonderful blessings from the Temple of God. I am a Mormon because I have great joy through studying and living the teachings from the Book of Mormon. There is a living Prophet on the earth today who has guided me and has given me a clearer view of my divine worth. I am a Mormon because Jesus Christ is at the head of this church and great work to help others come to know their divine worth also. I am a Mormon because through this church it has taught me my true potential as a daughter of God and I have never been lead astray to dark paths as I live its teachings. I am grateful to have the gift of the Holy Ghost because through that great gift I have been uplifted, warned, guided, comforted and have recieved power to do many things that on my own I could never have done. I am proud to be a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

When I wake up every morning I start my day with a prayer and read a General Conference talk which the General Authorities have spoken to us. As I have been doing that each day I have recieved greater insight on how I can improve my life, how I can instruct my children and be a better wife and I strive to put those teachings in action. I know that I am not above anyone but that we are all created equally. After that I read from the scriptures, the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I have found that as I read each and every day my days are filled with joy and peace. I have also seen that as I miss a day of reading, things do not go as smoothly and I have more trials in my life that otherwise could have been avoided if I have read my scriptures. I always have a willing heart to do whatever I am asked of the Lord to do in church or in my home. I know that as I am obedient to the Lord, he in turn will bless me with wisdom and greater love for others. Because of him I can accomplish anything.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

My sister and I are best friends. We did everything together and shared everything. We were hardly separated, except when I went to Utah to serve a mission. When I got home I was happy to be reunited with her again. Three months after I got home I was helping her pack her car to go to a summer music camp for a month. We hugged good-bye and I recieved a thought that that would be the last time that I would see her again in this life. I kind of dismissed the thought. She made it to the camp safely. During that time of her absence my mind went back to the thought I had as I was hugging her good-bye. Tears welled up in my eyes as I thought about losing my sister and best friend. One night I was talking to my dad and expressed to him how hard it would be if I lost her and we both cried together. Then on another occasion I was talking to my friend about losing her and we too cried together. One night I was talking to my sister on the phone and told her that out of all six of us kids that she would be the first to go because she was too perfect to be here on the earth. Finally the day arrived for her to come home. It was late and she decided to start home right after the concert was over. We decided that it would be best that I talk to her on the phone until she reached her hotel for the night. As we were on the phone something happened and the phone went dead. I knew that she had been taken home. I received confirmation from the spirit and knew that the Lord had called her home. Show more Show less