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Hi I'm Alicia

I'm a caregiver. I love the outdoors. I'm a daughter, sister, wife, and aunt. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Alaska. Growing up I wanted to be a mom. When I went to college I had a hard time deciding what to do. I graduated with a B.S. in Health Science at BYU-Idaho and I currently work as a caregiver for seniors and developmentally disabled. I have been married for 3 and 1/2 years to my wonderful husband Nate. We struggle with infertility and hope to someday have lots of kids, but for now we enjoy being an aunt and uncle. I love the outdoors. I love to hike, camp, fish, crochet, sled, and spend time with my family. I also love health and fitness. Learning about herbs and spices and how to become a better cook.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know it's true. I grew up a member, but like everyone else I had trials. There isn't really one moment in my life where I could say I was converted, but there are definitely some moments in my life where I have felt the overwhelmingly true power of the atonement. I have read the Book of Mormon and I have received a confirmation of its truthfulness. I have felt peace after prayer during trials and when I participate in temple worship. Mostly I love the message that gospel brings to all that Christ live and through him all can return to Heavenly Father to live with him again.

How I live my faith

At church I teach 8 year-old children turning 9, most of the children in my class have recently been baptized. I love learning more about them and the simplicity of the gospel as I teach them. I like to help out whenever I can with ward activities, which usually involves baking. In the community my family participates in city clean up and safety fairs.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Alicia
This is one of my most favorite things about the gospel. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to hear the gospel and decide for themselves if they want to accept it. Performing baptism for the dead gives this opportunity to those who have passed on to be able to accept or reject it. Show more Show less