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Hi I'm Ashley

I grew up in Washington State. I'm a student at Brigham Young University and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a freshman at BYU and am studying Exercise Science. I love being active, especially outdoors. I love hiking, running, traveling and seeing new places, and playing sports like basketball and ultimate frisbee. I also enjoy good books and movies. I also like baking.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know this is the only church upon the earth that has the fullness of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. My parents are both active members so I grew up in the church. I relied on their testimonies for awhile but I have since gained a testimony of my own and am working on my own personal conversion. I've read the Book of Mormon and have a testimony of its truthfulness. I know Joseph Smith Jr. was the man called of God to restore the gospel upon the earth in this last dispensation. I know Jesus Christ came to earth and suffered and atoned for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane, and then was crucified to save all mankind. I know after three days He was resurrected and came back to earth to visit His disciples in Jerusalem and the people of Nephi in another land. I know that through Him we can repent of our many sins and become clean. I know that we can live with God the Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ again if we use the Atonement to make ourselves spotless before Him and if we keep our covenants. I know that we have a living prophet on the earth today, President Thomas S. Monson. He truly is a man of God, a man who our Heavenly Father communicates to direct and provide counsel for the members of His church. All these things bring me great joy, happiness, and understanding in this life, which is a blessing I am incredibly grateful for.

How I live my faith

I live by faith every day by studying the scriptures and by praying to the Lord for strength and guidance throughout my day. My current calling in the Church is a Visiting Teaching Supervisor, and what that is, is the women in the ward are assigned one teaching companion and are given the names of a few sisters that they need to visit each month to see how they're doing and to give a brief message on a gospel topic. As a supervisor, I keep track of which companionships were able to meet with their sisters each month.