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Hi I'm Alexandra!

I'm a wife, a Zumba enthusiast, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an extrovert and I love to laugh. My family is the most important thing in my life! I am happily married to my husband Alex (YES! We have the same name!) he and I were sealed in Dallas temple on May 31st, 2014. I love being a wife and knowing that I will have this incredible man by my side for eternity. I also have a cat named Sampson and he is my sweet little buddy. I love learning about medicine, agriculture, and being crafty every once in a while. I love the beach and all things bohemian. I joined this church when I was 18 and continued to go to school at BYU-Hawaii and then served my mission in the Montevideo, Uruguay mission. I love what the knowledge of the gospel has done for my life. This Church is filled with truth and the love of Christ. I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the same church established by Christ when he was on the Earth.

Why I am a Mormon

Even when I was very young I wanted to learn more about where I came from, my purpose and the role Heavenly Father played in my life. When I was about 10-years-old I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, a type of cancer that attacks your lymph nodes. After my battle with cancer I knew that I was a survivor for a reason and searched for understanding in my church, but the feelings I felt there never seemed right. Frustrated and confused, I brushed these feelings aside. When I was 18-years-old these feelings resurfaced as I was facing a huge step in my life, graduating High School and going on to college. I made a New Years resolution to go to different churches and find what was right for me. After weeks and weeks of searching I was exhausted and shared my feelings of confusion with a classmate, she then invited me to an LDS baptism. The spirit I felt there was like nothing else and stirred something awake deep inside of my heart. Afraid of these knew feelings I dismissed them. Months later I was sharing my experience at the baptism with a friend during class, when all of a sudden from across the room a boy yelled "That was the spirit you felt!" Eventually that same boy introduced me to the sister missionaries. Speaking with them and hearing the lessons was like hearing a story I faintly remembered. It was sweet to me, and the evening after my first lesson I called the sister missionaries and asked them if I could be baptized. That was the best decision I have ever made in my life. I know the Church is true and I know my Heavenly Father loves and knows me personally. I can't wait to see the adventures and lessons he has in store for me.

How I live my faith

I try my hardest to see everyone with eternal eyes and even though I'm not perfect by any means I keep trying! I hold a calling in my ward as the Activity Days Director. I have a sweet little group of girls ages 8 to 12 that meet at my house every other Wednesday. I try to teach them skills such as sewing, cooking, and serving others. I also faithfully sustain my leaders; starting with husband. I try my hardest to diligently say my prayers morning, night, and throughout the day as well as study the words of the scriptures.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Alexandra!
We all have special reasons for being where we are, women have such a special reason for being who we are. As a woman in the church I can provide support and counsel to priesthood holders, but I know that more important than this is assisting with the Relief Society. The Relief Society is an organization that is an outlet for I as a woman can use the special gifts Heavenly Father has given me. Without this organization and without the woman of the church the priest holders would have no way of knowing who in the community needs help an assistance. Show more Show less