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Hi I'm Ashley

I was born and raised in the church. I gained my testimony along the way through trials and struggles. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to write fiction books and discovered this love at a young age when reading wasn't enough of an escape for me. I am going to college and aiming for a degree that will allow me to teach English in Japan. I have recently decided to put off this ambition in order to dedicate eighteen months of my life to the Lord through missionary work and I am so glad I was able to make this decision.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that being raised in the church does not exclude me from having a conversion story because I did have to gain my own testimony and I did have to be taught about the Gospel I just wasn't taught by missionaries. I learned and sought out the gospel like any convert I just didn't have to go very far to find it. I have had to go through many trials and during those tribulations I struggled with the questions of whether the church is true or not. Through fervent scripture study, prayer, and thanksgiving to my Heavenly Father I was able to draw closer to Him and He then drew closer to me. It was a slow and sometimes bitter, on my part, road to get to the point of when I really felt His love for me, the pure love that only He could have for me. His patience and forgiveness is what saved me but it is His love that holds me together and keeps me moving forward with hope and faith.

How I live my faith

I live by the standards and the commandments that the Lord has set and the church stands by. I had the opportunity to be able to teach four to five year old's every Sunday for Sunday school and I watched over the two to three year old's in nursery as a calling for a branch that was located out on a Native American Reservation. I loved to be able to teach and watch the young children grow. Now I will be serving a mission and will be dedicating every minute of every day to those around me in need of the Lords help through me.