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Hi I'm Alexis

I grew up in Idaho. I have 5 younger brothers and 2 wonderful parents. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have competed in many sports including Basketball, Volleyball, Track, and Soccer. I love many outdoor activities. Rock climbing, rappelling, snowboarding, running, watching sunsets, and looking at the stars. I also love to and have been dancing for 3 years now. I learned to dance with my dad in the kitchen while making pizza and listening to country music, but I didn't begin to dance with a team until later when I joined a team in the area with my brother.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a wonderful home in which my parents and almost all of my extended family on both sides is of the Mormon religion. I grew up learning about the gospel and the teachings of Jesus. My testimony never cam all at once, but gradually one piece at a time. As problems would enter my life I would fall back upon the things my parents had taught me to do when I needed help. I would fast, pray, and talk to God asking and listening trying to understand and find out his plan for me! I have had many spiritual experiences in my life and although I do not know everything that does not matter because based upon the answers that I have received I know that he is my Savior, my older brother, and that he loves me and is waiting for me to return to him. I know that families can be together forever and that when I do what the Lord asks of me I am blessed! I have been blessed so much and I am so excited to be able to share my testimony, the hope and love that I feel for this gospel and because of this gospel with all those who are around me my Heavenly brothers and sisters. I know that this gospel is true, that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God, and that one day I will return to live with my Father in Heaven above.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying each and every day to be the kind of person that I know the Lord would be if he were here. I try to pay attention to the little promptings or whispers of the spirit telling me to do something like saying, "Hi," to a person that looks sad, picking up a piece of trash off the road, and dressing in a way that keeps my body modest and well covered because I know that my body is a temple and a gift from God. I try to be kind and help others in need by being aware and being observant of those who are around me! In one of my callings I was able to organize large activities that would bring hundreds of young adults together. It was a wonderful experience and helped me to see that regardless of how much I do it is never enough, but if I am doing it to further the Lord's work he will take my effort and turn it into something better than I ever could have imagined.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Alexis
There are many things that we as Mormons believe that we are here upon earth for, but the main one that I believe that I was sent here on earth to do is to have a family and become perfect like God and Jesus Christ. In order to become like God and Jesus Christ we must study the scriptures and learn about Christ's life upon the earth. The more that we learn and understand we will be able to follow him and become like him. Having a family is one of the greatest blessings and opportunities given to us here on earth. We believe that a family if sealed in the temple does not just last for time, but also all of eternity after we die. This knowledge gives me so much hope and makes me so excited to one day start my own family. If I thought that once I died I would lose my husband and kids I would be miserable, but I know that I can have them forever and even though I don't have that in my life yet I know that someday I will and I am so grateful to the gospel for the knowledge that I can one day have all of this and these wonderful blessings! Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Alexis
Mormons seek to help any and all that we can with the means that we have available to us. Through a wonderful system that the Lord revealed through a modern day prophet the Law of Tithing. As members we give back a tenth of what we earn to the Lord so that it may be used to help further the work of God and his church here upon the earth. While Christ was here on the earth he helped all those who needed his love. As a Mormon we seek to follow Christ and so we also seek to help all of God's children where ever and whoever they are. Show more Show less