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Hi I'm Lexi Hewitt

I'm an artist. I'm a sister. I have big dreams and high hopes. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up as the only daughter in a family of six, I could never quite decide whether to play Cowboys and Indians with my three brothers or to venture down the street to find a friend who would (willingly) play dress-up with me. I fought depression from a very young age, and countless times in my life I allowed it to hold me back from truly living. Today I am proud to say that I am one of the most optimistic people I know! I am a vocalist and songwriter in an acoustic band, I love to draw, and I've wanted to be both a fashion designer and a mother since before I can remember. I've always been one of the smart kids. I am diligently and excitedly preparing to serve in the Perú Lima West Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

As one of the many brothers and sisters who were born and raised as members, I was comfortable piggybacking on my parents' testimonies throughout my childhood and early teenage years. I had faith, of course, but it wasn't until I was deep in the throes of high school that I realized how very little I was truly committed to maintaining my own testimony. There are instances in which we are forced to step back and evaluate our own progression in the grand tapestry of life. I took that moment to pray to God for guidance, and in His great mercy He led me to where I needed to be: right back at home. I am a Mormon because through the gospel I know that I can be with my family for all eternity, and that is my deepest desire. I am a Mormon because this gospel is home, in every sense of the word. I am a Mormon because everything about this church, from the prophets and the Book of Mormon to the temple and the ever-answered call to love one another, connects in perfect alignment. Heavenly Father makes no mistakes. He is an unchanging God of miracles, and He does not make promises He cannot keep. I know without a shred of doubt that He lives, that He loves me, and that He has a plan for me. His Son, the Redeemer Jesus Christ, suffered and was crucified so that He could atone for my sins, and to this very day He lives on my behalf. I am eternally grateful for this knowledge and its truth; not a minute goes by that I don't need the Atonement. Nowhere else can I find the overwhelming Spirit of love that I feel every time I make a decision to follow my Savior. I am a Mormon because only through God and His everlasting gospel have I found pure, ever-abiding peace.

How I live my faith

I set a goal some years back to try and never judge a single soul. Undoubtedly I have had my struggles with this rather lofty ambition, but the more I focus on its practice and my reasoning, the easier it becomes. God loves all of His children - every last one - so, why shouldn't I follow His example? Serving on various presidencies and committees (both within the Church and without) has given me the opportunity to relate with people who I never guessed would become so dear to my heart. Being a bit of a social drifter has its perks as well. Some of my most treasured experiences have resulted from reaching beyond my close-knit group of friends and sharing my faith with others less familiar. When I make it my mission each day to let the light of Christ shine through me, I never have to worry about being shy or awkward. The Spirit does the talking for me.