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Hi I'm Alannah Atherton

I live in Las Vegas, Nevada, grew up in the church, about to serve a mission in Lansing, Michigan! I am an artist and love serving

About Me

I was born in Logan, Utah, September 12, 1996 but I spent most of my years growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada! I am the oldest of five siblings, three sisters and one crazy brother. I am responsible, fun, loving, positive and very patient .I graduated high school on June 8th, 2015 and am reporting to the Missionary Training Center on October 21st, soon after to be send to the Michigan Lansing Mission! My favorite thing to do is paint and draw. I have been drawing ever since I was three years old. My dream is to work as an artist for Walt Disney Studios when I return from my mission. I love to run long distance and work out.

Why I am a Mormon

It's easy for me because I grew up in the LDS church. However, it was my part to know if this church really was true. After I've studied what was being taught by prophets and teachers, after I read the Book of Mormon for myself, what really caught my attention was Moroni 10:3-5. Moroni says that if you want to know if these things are true, pray for yourself and ask Heavenly Father if these things are true. When I prayed to my Heavenly Father, I felt this burning inside of my heart and cried. I cried for a long time because I had received my answer. That warm, fuzzy feeling inside is the Holy Ghost confirming to you that the church is true. My faith increased incredibly that day. What to do next? I know the church is true, I received my answer, what to do? I increased my testimony day by day by reading more about Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father, reading the word of the Prophets, went to church, took the Sacrament, I served others, kept the commandments, I did all that I could to come unto Christ. Christ doesn't expect us to be perfect but he does expect us to try our best. I know this church is true. I know that God lives and he loves every single one of us, including you. I know Christ lives, he atoned for our sins because he loves us dearly. I know that we have true prophets who receive revelation today to help and guide us. I know families can be together forever, beyond death. I know these things to be true. I would encourage you to find out for yourself if these things are true.

How I live my faith

I live my life by faith by serving, increasing my testimony everyday, sharing with others that God loves them. I also love to paint and sketch pictures of Christ because it builds up my faith. When I paint him, I feel peace.