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Hi I'm Aleisha

I'm from beautiful Colorado Springs. I have no grand claim to fame other than that I daily strive to be a better person.

About Me

I am a single student going into my last year of college. I'm an Exercise and Wellness major looking to go to either X-ray Tech school or through an Ultrasound program after graduation. I find the human body fascinating and look forward to wearing scrubs to work. I served a mission in Buenos Aires Argentina and grew to deeply love the people, culture, and language of that country....and the alfajores (cookies). My family absolutely rocks and my parents are solid, righteous, valiant examples. I am extremely blessed to have been raised by them. I call my Mom every Friday at 5. I get joy out of making other people laugh. I believe all compliments thought should be shared. I don't have secrets and I don't have enemies. I think garlic and oil is the best smell in the world and that there isn't an ugly shade of blue. I love the mountains, exercising, doing puzzles, and making, eating, and talking about delicious food.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a personal conviction that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church on the earth today. This personal conviction came from innumerable simple experiences throughout my life when I felt that what I read, learned, prayed about, and felt was true. The Spirit testified of this to me. I know this church has the proper authority to perform sacred ordinances, such as baptism and eternal marriage. The people in the church are very much imperfect, but the organization and doctrines are pure and perfect because they come from the head of the church, who is Jesus Christ. It is through His infinite sacrifice that we as imperfect people can repent and change and continually become better. I know God has always called prophets and that he continues to do so. He loves the people of our day just as He loved the people during Old and New Testament times. That is why He calls prophets to share the good news of His gospel with the world. The gospel of Jesus Christ contains answers to the big questions in life and gives us direction and hope. Joseph Smith was one prophet called of God. He was a prophet just as Moses was, but was born in 1805. Just as all prophets are given specific tasks (Noah building an ark, Moses receiving the 10 commandments), Joseph Smith had a task. He translated what is now known as The Book of Mormon. It is a record of sacred scripture (like the Bible) written by ancient inhabitants in the American continent long ago. It was written for our day. (Mormon was an ancient prophet and historian in The Book of Mormon.) Thomas S. Monson is the current prophet of this true church. He leads and guides under the direction of the Savior Himself all those who are ready and willing to listen. Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world. He was exactly who He claimed to be. He was sent by the Father-OUR father- to redeem us, which He did. Thanks to Him we will live again and can be with our families forever.

How I live my faith

I have been serving in the Provo Utah temple for several months and have received rich and copious blessings from that service, primarily a greater desire to be worthy of the Spirit's constant companionship. I help with sacred ordinances that we know will allow not only us but our ancestors to return worthily to God's presence and live forever in families. I am currently a leader the young single adults organization of the church in my area, where I find immeasurable satisfaction in interacting with and getting to know many wonderful women. I help in planning activities for this group of women which range from sports to cooking, crafts to emotional wellness workshops and service projects.