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Hi I'm Ashley

I am adventurous, I am a nursing student, I laugh.. a lot,and I am a Mormon.

About Me

For me, my hobbies are pretty limited right now. Being in nursing school is a social-killer. But when I do have time, I like to spend it with friends, going to game-nights, going out to eat, movie nights, hiking, working out. Pretty much anything active. Also when I'm not crying over the ton of homework and studying I do, I work at a local hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Where I take care of other people for 12 hours a day. Its exhausting but rewarding at the same time. I love seeing others being blessed by me just simply doing daily tasks for them or assisting or just asking them about their life, or how long they've been married. I love helping other people. It helps me feel closer to my heavenly father, because he was the greatest example of love, charity and service.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because I know what it is like to not be active in the church. It is a tough time. I was born into the church. But shortly was inactive growing up. During junior high had the awesome privilege to have some the greatest examples of Latter-Day Saint young woman and church leaders in my life. That taught me, what the standards of the church are. I became inactive all throughout high school and two years into college. Where I met a group of friends that helped me come back to church. While being inactive, I "hungered" for the church and the holy ghost. I knew I would some day be married in the temple. But first I had to make an active stance in my life to change. Every week, I am reminded of that hunger and thrive for the church. I am a Mormon, because I have studied and ponder and know that the Book of Mormon is a true word of God. That the modern day prophets are here on this earth for our personal modern revelation. I will never question my activeness in this church. For this is where I belong.

How I live my faith

Everyday is a challenge, its not the easiest thing in the world to be a "Mormon" in these times. But it is worth it. When I met people that see me, they see the example I am continuously trying to be. When I'm in the hospital or with friends, or at school. People know my standards and know that what I stand for is something different. I may not have a specific calling in my branch, but I do make sure that I am active and participating in my ward. Going to activities, making sure people feel welcomed. I live my faith, by being the best person I can, for my community, and for my family. Being an example is the best thing I do to show my faith. I know I am not perfect, but as along as I know that my heavenly father is perfect and has set an example for ME and YOU to follow. That I know, and will follow him to know what I should be doing and never have to question. Living my faith is not about being "perfect" all the time, but knowing that I am a child of God, that I respect myself and have faith in the Lord's timing, plan and love. It's a daily progression... to live my faith and to become more like our savior.