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Hi I'm Ashlee

I grew up in a little town in Utah. I've played the flute since fifth grade. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have dyslexia and growing up it was really hard to read and write. As I grew older I was able to find ways to get around my learning problems. To this day I still have some issues, but I'm going on a mission to teach the Gospel and bring families together. Before my mission I was able to get three semester in college. I am majoring in English. I was in my first car crash the summer before my mission. It was a roll-over coming down a canyon. The car rolled 5-6 times - front to end - and landed upside down. It was really scary, but everyone was just fine. In fact, every electronic (ipods, phones, ect.) were in perfect condition. We were able to get out of the car without any help at all. I threw my glasses out of the car because they were all tangled up in my hair and I thought they were broken anyway. I got out of the car, stood up, and found that my glasses where perfectly fine with not a scratch on them.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Gospel. I was baptized at the age of 8. The first time that I really felt the Lord in my life was when I was about 13. I had had a fight with my mom and ran to my room. I was praying and I told Heavenly Father that I wanted a hug so bad from him. Not two seconds later my dad knocked on my door and said "Awe, someone needs a hug." That was the first time that my prayers had been answered so fast. The biggest conversion story in my life is from the summer before my mission. I had these friends in high school that weren't LDS and they always bashed on my religion. To make a long story short, I had lost the bracelet I had worn since I was 12 at the local amusement park. I prayed and 10 minutes later I found it in a random corner of the park. Three days later my friends and I had a falling out and broke up. I decided that if I ever wanted to be happy again I needed to serve. The next morning a lady sat next to me in church and asked me to serve. These are just a few reasons why I continue to follow His gospel. He has shown his hand in my life too many times to deny it.

How I live my faith

I got to a young single adult ward and every year around November we get together as a stake (about 2000 - 2500 young adults) to serve the widows that live in our area. It's a great experience and really helps us to get to know the widows. We get the chance to visit with them and I've realized how lonely they are. It's really fun to do. In my ward I'm on the Family Home Evening committee. I help plan activities for Monday nights for the young adults to come to. FHE is a great way for us to better know each other and grow our faith and testimonies.