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Hi I'm Alexis

I was raised in Utah. I love photography, kayaking and being outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being outdoors in God's beautiful creations. I love just about any activity that involves being outside and particularly love photography, kayaking, hiking and biking. I also enjoy a range of sports from volleyball to frisbee. I enjoy being with friends and family and especially children. I just finished my first year and college and have a passion for learning.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the truths contained in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bring me more happiness than I've ever found elsewhere. This gospel is one of joy. It has helped me through numberless hard times and trials, and has brought me peace in the midst of them. It has taught me that I can have happiness NOW, no matter my circumstances. A past president of the church, David O. McKay explained that the principle reason the Church was organized is "to make life sweet today, to give contentment to the heart today...Some of us look forward to a time in the future--salvation and exaltation in the world to come--but today is part of eternity." Christ has helped me learn what real happiness is, and provided a path to it. Coming unto Him, learning of Him, thinking of Him, emulating Him has given me more peace than I could ever imagine--there are no words to describe that complete, encompassing feeling of happiness. My Savior has healed me TODAY, and I know He can continue healing me when I put my faith and trust in Him. Jesus Christ has ultimately blazed the trail for me back to live with Him and my Heavenly Father and eternally partake of Their goodness and love. I am enduringly grateful to Him and to His Church for bringing me unequal joy now and forever.

How I live my faith

I currently teach a class of ten six-year-olds every Sunday. The lessons are short and simple, but I learn so much every time I prepare and present. The little ones' eagerness to learn and willingness to become better fills me with excitement. Their unconditional love for everyone and everything is such an inspiration to be better.