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Hi I'm Annaliese

I love my family, my friends, music, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love travelling and exploring new places and trying new things. I love to cook anything and everything and it is one of my biggest passions besides music. I am the youngest of 4 in my family and have 4 step-brothers. I am very close with my siblings and love to hang with my family. I have tons of nephews and one niece. I went to college for a few years and then decided to travel. I went to Europe and Asia and now I am in Canada for the next 18 months on my mission. I have been serving for just under a year, and am currently in Newfoundland and love all of the experiences I have had here. I love being able to talk with everyone, and help them know for themselves that they have a Heavenly Father that loves them very much. To be able to see how their entire outlook on life changes as they come to know this, is one of the most rewarding things I have been able to do in my life. I would not trade this time I have to serve the Lord for anything in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I decided last year to really see if it was something I wanted to be a part of and if it was true. I was baptized in the LDS church when I was 8 years old, and my parents divorced shortly after so I moved to UT with my mom and siblings. I was inactive from then on for the most part. Last year I decided I was gong to go to church every week and stay for all 3 hours and really try and listen to what people are saying. I decided to sincerely pray with all of my heart and ask if the church is true. In past attempts of asking if the LDS church is Gods true church, I didn't ask with a real desire to know the truth. I didn't believe that I would get an answer. But this time I did, and continued for about 6-7 months of really trying to live the commandments, pray,and study the Book of Mormon. After a while of continually seeking the truth, I got my answer. I now know that this is God's true church and that the Book of Mormon was truly restored by Joseph Smith, and that He is a prophet of God. After receiving my answer I found that I felt so much better about my life and where it could go. I had so much peace and hope and a sense of direction, and purpose that I never had before. I felt an overwhelming desire to share what I know to be true so that I could share this gift with anyone who was willing to accept it.

How I live my faith

I am currently participating in my faith by serving a mission. I am giving 1.5 years of my life to serve our Father in Heaven and sharing his message to all that will hear it. I have a passion for helping others and love the people in Canada.