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Hi I'm Alestair

I grew up all over. I converted recently. I'm a Mormon, and I love it.

About Me

Hello my name is Alestair Barron. I was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 2012, and have loved being a member ever since. I am soon to be leaving on a mission on May 15th and can not wait to go! I was born in Harrison, Arkansas but grew up in several different states including Texas and Missouri. I am the only one in my family who is a member. I have 9 sisters and love them with all my heart. Over the course of time I have found my way to the gospel and feel that it has strengthened my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I first started looking into the church, it was because of a wonderful woman I had begun dating. It wasn't as if she ever tried to convince me into it either, I actually didn't even know she was Mormon until I asked her what she was doing one Sunday. "Hey cutie! What are you up to this fine morning?" "Oh, just heading to church with my family!"... I wasn't religious in any way at the time, but was curious because I liked the girl quite a lot. "Oh? I didn't know you were religious! What religion are you?". This question led to my discovery of the church and what it was about. It wasn't long until I loved the church, it's ideals, and what it stood for. I converted and was baptized four months later! I'm a Mormon because it's all about family, receiving further revelation from living prophets and the Book of Mormon, and loving our brothers and sisters all throughout humanity AS our brothers and our sisters. I love my faith!

How I live my faith

Well, first and foremost, I make sure to make time for my faith. Though with much tribulation some weeks, I make sure that I spend my Sundays with family and at church, and make certain to set aside specific times daily to read or reread scripture and pray about it, or to attend institute of religion classes to expand my knowledge. Though not always easy, I live the Word of Wisdom, refraining from tea and coffee, from tobacco and alcohol, from drugs and anything else that might be addicting or influence my mind or body in a negative fashion. I live the law of chastity, and love to pay my tithing. I pray every morning and night. I read my scriptures daily, and always look forward to hearing new revelation from our Heavenly Father during talks from our president, Thomas Monson, or our twelve apostles. in short, I live my faith through faith, with happiness, honor, and humility.