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Hi I'm Lexie Dansie

I'm a fourth generation University of Utah student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been raised in a family of a dad, mom and little sister. You might call us small for a family living in Utah, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Since my dad never had a son, I kind of adopted that role growing up and played every kind of sport with him. My favorites were basketball, baseball and volleyball. When I was ten, I discovered my love for dance. I had to quit four years ago because I got too busy with school, but every time a good song comes on, I can't help but dance a little. Photography and Yearbook became my new passions in high school, and I was a team leader on the staff for two years in a row. Currently, I am a sophomore at the University of Utah, where my parents, grandparents, and great grandparents went to school. I'm loving my college experience! I plan on finishing up my education at the U and then traveling the world (it's probably not likely, but a girl can dream, right?). I look forward to what the future has in store for me!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I'm so grateful to have been raised in a home where love and the Gospel of Jesus Christ are present. I've attended church every Sunday for as long as I can remember, and I love the feeling I get there. When I was about fourteen, I struggled with the teachings of the church and wondered if I would be a part of it when I got older. Through the examples of my friends and family and personal prayer, I was able to really learn that there is a Father in Heaven that loves us and knows each of us individually. I remember thinking one day that if I really wanted to know that the LDS church is true, I had to read the Book of Mormon. Every day since then I've read that amazing book. I was able to learn for myself that the church is true. I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true, and it has brought so much happiness and light into my life. I know that the Savior, Jesus Christ, lives and loves us. He suffered for our sins so that we can return to live with him in Heaven someday. I know that Heavenly Father hears and answers our prayers. It may not be the answer we want, but it will be the answer that best guides our life. I know that we can live with our families forever. I know that without a doubt this Church is true, and that's why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith everyday by being an example of a good person and a friend. Growing up, I was able to participate in leadership callings in the church, such as president of my youth group. In those callings, I was able to plan activities and really connect with the girls my age. It was a great experience, and I really learned how to be a leader, example, friend and listener. Now that I'm older, I've been able to participate in other callings that allow me to reach out to and meet new people. One of the biggest ways I feel like I live my faith is by reading my scriptures every day, praying and attending church every Sunday. It only takes a little bit of time, but it makes me so happy and helps me remember that I have a Father in Heaven who knows me and loves me.