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Hi I'm Allison Melchin

I'm an animal lover. I laugh when I get stressed. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am studying as a biological science major in my sophomore year of college, while working part time as a nanny. Some day I want to be a zoologist, but for now I volunteer at the zoo and an animal shelter. Volleyball is my favorite sport to play but I pretty much love anything outdoors. Sometimes I'm a little more quiet but sports bring out my loud, competitive side. I have five older sisters and a younger brother and am lucky to have a close relationship with all of them. I am an aunt to two beautiful nieces and a very energetic nephew and I absolutely adore them!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm am a Mormon because everything I've ever learned from this church points me right back to Christ. I know that He is with me and is always listening; this church has helped me to know that. I think I probably pray at least five times a day and its usually just to ask for help with little things like a homework problem or to help me get through traffic and make it to class on time. Those are small things but every time I pray for help, He listens. When I look back on my week and see all the things I was able to get done I know that I never would have been able to do it all without His help. I know if He is by my side while I do calculus homework then He will be by my side when I have hard trials in my life. I know that if something matters to me then its going to matter to Him too. This church and the Book of Mormon help me to know Christ better and to want to be better in every aspect of my life. It is wonderful to be surrounded by people who are trying just like me to be like Christ. This church brings me so much joy and helps to bring me closer to God. I know this is His church because I prayed to know for myself and I could feel his spirit with me bringing me peace and joy.

How I live my faith

My life is centered around my faith so I do many things that help me make my faith stronger. Every week I attend religion classes where we study about Christ and his teachings. This gives me the opportunity to gain inside and knowledge of Christ from other people my age. The past year I was able to teach 4 year old children in a Sunday school class and help them to learn more about Jesus Christ. I think there is more to faith than just going to church and the best way I know to live my faith is just by trying my best every day to follow Christs perfect example.