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Hi I'm Alli

I am a sophomore at Brigham Young University- Idaho studying Psychology. I'm a redhead, I like to read, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love Harry Potter and reading in general. I'm currently applying for college and hope I get in. I like to redecorate my room while listening to music. I love to hang out and watch TV. I'm in my school ASB and on the school newspaper. I like to have fun and laugh.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ my whole life and I've never had a problem with it. As I have gotten older, I have realized what it means to be mormon. People see me as a different person and they don't understand the gospel, so they mock it. It bothers me, but I remember that we are all God's children and He loves us all. I have seen many people fall away from the church and it pains me to see them going against everything they have been taught, but living the gospel isn't just going through the motions. You have to want it. You have to work for your faith, and eventually your testimony. It's not necessarily hard, but it's not a stroll through the park. I have recently realized how much I love this gospel and I know that I have a purpose. There is a plan for all of us and we are all loved. No matter who you are or what you do, you ARE loved. We are never alone.

How I live my faith

I attend church, seminary, and my youth activities. I try my best to serve others, whether that be through church service projects or clubs at school. I always live my life knowing that people are looking at me and watching how I act. Today, my Sunday School teacher told us "For some people, you are the only Book of Mormon they'll ever read." I have to be "an example of the believers" at all times because I can make a difference that way.

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon is a wonderful thing. If you live the gospel and are a good person, people like you. Teachers appreciate your respect. Your friends know that they can depend on you because you a re a good person. People with similar beliefs enjoy your company and like to know that you have the same standards as them. We spend a lot of time with our families and doing things for other people. There's isn't a large difference in mormons and non-mormons. We follow our rules, but we do lots of the same things as everyone. We aren't a separate species. We are only mormons, we don't bite. Show more Show less