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Hi I'm Alex

I live in Ogden. I'm on a mission in the Philippines. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I graduated high school in the class of 2012, and I left for the Missionary Training Center in July to prepare to serve a mission to the Phillipines. I love the outdoors, and I go camping, hiking, and backpacking as often as I can. I love spending time with my family and friends. When I return from my mission I plan on going to college and obtaining a degree in civil engineering and drafting.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the gospel of this church makes me feel peace. I love knowing that I can be with my family forever. It brings me peace knowing that even after they have passed away I will have the opportunity to be with them again. I love my family, and even though I don't get along with them all the time It brings me joy knowing that families are forever. The gospel also brings me peace in my times of trouble. I have had hard times before, but there is nothing more comforting than knowing there is always someone there for me. Knowing that Christ is always there and that he understands anything I am going through gives me comfort, and knowing that he loves me helps me remember who I am. Remembering who we are and what we stand for is the key to knowing where we are going, because if we don't know that then how can we know what we want to become? Being a Mormon helps me realize what I can be, and it gives me joy knowing that I can be eternally happy. I'm thankful to be a missionary for this church, because I want to bring people that same joy and comfort. I can't wait to finally leave for the Phillipines to teach the people about this wonderful gospel!

How I live my faith

Before I went on a mission I served with the other young men of the church in the Boy Scouts of America, where I earned my Eagle Scout award. I also love serving the members of the church, and now that I am preparing to serve a mission I get to do that everyday. There is nothing more uplifting than teaching someone about the joy of this church. It brings me joy to see them come closer to Christ and find eternal happiness.