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Hi I'm Ashley Russell

Im from Missouri. I love to laugh. Im a missionary. And Im a Mormon. :)

About Me

Hey friends! Thank you for checking out my profile! I love quoting movies, I love bonfires with friends, I love trucks, I can shoot, I love riding dirtbikes and paintballing, my dream car is a '69 Chevy Camaro SS, I have an addiction to toaster waffles, sarcasm is my first language, I really enjoy history (especially ancient cultures and civilizations like Egypt and the Roman Empire), when I was little I wanted to be Indiana Jones, I love surprises, I love people watching, I love to be social, and I still have no idea what I want to be when I grow up. :) Basically, I am just another ordinary person! ;) But most importantly, I am a missionary! And Im loving every minute of it! Im called to the Illinois, Nauvoo Mission! But I also served in the California, Fresno Mission...Long story. Ask me about it sometime ;)

Why I am a Mormon

Because I know that this is the Lords church on the earth today. I have received a witness by the power of the Holy Ghost. It is led by Him through our prophet Thomas S. Monson. The teachings of the Book of Mormon are the teachings of Christ. It is another testament of Him. This Gospel blesses lives. It blesses families. It brings people together. I have seen it in my life and I have seen it affect others lives. The change it can bring is absolutely incredible. I love it.

How I live my faith

The only way I know how: a day at a time. :) I just try to study and learn about my Heavenly Father, and my Savior. I try to pattern my life after Christs and do the best I can. The joy is in the journey ;) "If you keep your face to the sun, the shadows will always fall behind you"