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Hi I'm Lexie

I love sports, music and my family and friends. I am a student at BYU and I'm a Latter-Day Saint.

About Me

I am currently a student a Brigham Young University studying Human Development. I am the youngest of four biological siblings, with six older step siblings as well. I love playing sports and music and art as well. I also love playing games and spending time with family and friends. Having a testimony of the gospel is the most important thing I value in the world to me. I love this gospel and my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ more than anything in the world. I have been so privileged and blessed to grow up in a community where so many opportunities were given to me to help strengthen my testimony. What I look most forward to is sharing my knowledge of the gospel with my future children one day and help them develop testimonies and a relationship with our Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ of their own.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Latter-Day Saint because I love my Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ more than anything in the entire world. As a child, I remember having a very close connection with my Father in Heaven at a very young age. I learned to rely on my Father in Heaven quickly because of my family circumstances. My parents were divorced when I was thirteen and my brother died when I was sixteen. This helped me understand the incredible blessing that we have of the plan of salvation. I have been so blessed to experience these opportunities to help me stay close to my Savior, Jesus Christ and always rely on the precious gift of the Atonement. I also have an undeniable testimony of the Book of Mormon and of our Prophet Joseph Smith. I am so grateful for the sacrifices, and ultimate sacrifice he made to bring the restored gospel to us today. As I have moved away from my home, and lived on my own, I have been able to develop a testimony that I hope can help me raise a family in the gospel some day. I desire nothing more than to have my Heavenly Father trust me enough to raise HIs children, with His help, in the gospel in this time of temptation and trouble. I feel so incredibly blessed to live so close to so many temples and so I have gained a strong testimony of how important the temple is in our lives. I have been so blessed with the opportunity to attend the temple frequently and am grateful to those around me who helped me gain this strong desire. I desire nothing more, and can see no greater blessing that to be able to have my future family sealed in the House of the Lord for all time and eternity. I love this gospel more than anything, and I feel so blessed to have been raised in it, and to know of the precious gift of the Atonement. I am grateful for the direction and purpose that the gospel gives me. This gospel is everything to me, the most precious thing that I value, and I hope to be able to share with so many others.

How I live my faith

I live by faith by trying to completely understand how I can reach the ultimate goal our Heavenly Father has given to us to accomplish on this earth, and that is becoming like Him. This task can seem so overbearing at times and many times may seem like it is too much, or too hard, but I know that through each of my individual trials, the Lord has helped me grow into someone who is trying to be more like Him each day. I have a strong testimony of visiting teaching because of the influence that it can have on others and how it can truly bless both the visiting teacher and those they visit teach, lives. It can truly change lives. We are responsible to take care of one another on this earth and we must take that responsibility seriously because it another way that we can become more like our Father in Heaven and our Savior Jesus Christ. The most important way I have learned to keep my Father in Heaven close is by continually doing the small and simple things. We must read our scriptures daily, pray and commune with our Father in Heaven regularly, attend the temple as often as we can, always attend our church meetings (if possible) and always have an attitude of gratitude and humility to keep up close to the Lord.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Lexie
I know with every part of me that families can be together forever. When I was sixteen years old, my brother passed away unexpectedly. This was very difficult for my family, but it helped me understand the true meaning of the plan of salvation, the plan of happiness, that truly has brought my family so much happiness. I am forever indebted to my Savior Jesus Christ and my Father in Heaven because of this precious gift of eternal life that they let me work towards. I can not wait for the day that I am able to be sealed to my eternal companion and my eternal family so that I know that they will always and forever be a part of my life. I am so incredibly thankful for this gift and for the peace and comfort it has given me in my life. Along with this gift, we have been so blessed to be comforted by the gift of the Atonement. The sacrifice that our Savior Jesus Christ made for us is something that we can use in our lives every single day. I know that through the grief and sorrow that my brother's death caused in my family, we were all healed by the infinite power of the Atonement. Show more Show less