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Hi I'm Janalie

I'm from Cordova, Alaska. I'm an aspiring helicopter pilot, I'm a missionary, I love all things that are awesome! and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love doing fun things! I grew up in Cordova, Alaska and love doing things outside. I go to college at BYU-Hawaii in Laie. I have been studying Cultural Anthropology, I love learning languages. Eventually though I will be a helicopter pilot. For work I mend fishing nets in Alaska. Some of my favorite things to do are; Hiking, Kayaking, Snow-machining, Sledding, Ice skating, Camping, Swimming, Fishing, Hunting... I also like playing sports. I love hanging out with my friends, but my favorite people to hang out with is my family. They are amazing people and my best friends! I am currently serving a mission in the Montana, Billings Mission and it has got to be the greatest thing I have ever done.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because I have read the Book of Mormon, and I know it to be true. I have felt God's love in my life, and I know that he is our loving Heavenly father, for "we are the children of God (Romans 8:16-17)." I know that Jesus Christ is our Older Brother. I know that they love us so much that our Heavenly Father created a plan for us to come to Earth to learn and grow, so that we may return to live again with him. That Christ came to Earth and lived a perfect life, and then atoned for all the pain, and the suffering of all the world so that we might all be free from our sins, and perfect enough to return to our Father in Heaven. Jesus Christ came to the earth to be our example, so that we may know what we are aspiring to become. I know that my Redeemer lives. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He has always had a plan for us, and he never gives any of us anything that we cannot handle. I know that he loves me and that he loves you, he is our Father. I talk to him all the time, and I know he is listening, I can feel it. I know that when you pray you can feel it as well. We can talk to him about anything and everything, he has more love than any of us can comprehend. If you ever have any concerns about anything, all you have to do is ask, and you will receive an answer.

How I live my faith

Since I love doing fun things I am currently spending my time talking to all sorts of people about their religious beliefs. It's really fun and you get to meet all these amazing people that you would never dream of even bumping in to. It has got to be the most awesome thing I've ever done! As a missionary I help people gain an understanding of their own worth. I help them realize that they are a literal child of God, and as such they have certain rights and responsibilities, and that they are infinitely significant and are loved beyond measure by their Heavenly Father. Because I am more of a doer than a talker, I love volunteering and doing service projects and helping people its just fun! Because your doing something. I get easily distracted so if I am not kept busy doing interesting things, I kind of see myself start to get into the zone of just going through the motions of the day, and just, unhappy, because I don't have other things or people to think about. I try to stay involved, I've been involved with the Little League baseball program, boy scouts, and our church because of my family having strong ties to all of those, but I like to do side things such as 13 days of Halloween to people, Christmas caroling, 12 days of Christmas. Helping people with Firewood, or anything else that they might need.