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Hi I'm Alicia

I play the piano. I love to go stargazing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to be outside! Whether that's gardening, hiking, camping, stargazing, lounging in a hammock, or just sitting there, I love to be outdoors enjoying the beautiful creations around us. I have an affinity for sunsets; they take my breath away! I also love the sound of water, be it from the ocean, rivers, or the soft lapping of waves in a lake. Since I recently graduated from college, I have a lot more time on my hands to be outside or develop new hobbies. I just learned how to crochet and have enjoyed trying to make blankets and beanies. I love to work with my hands and dabble in water-coloring for fun. I can't claim to be much of an artist, but I love to create new things and get my hands messy!

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to be a Mormon because it gives me hope and purpose. I know that I am on this Earth for a reason and that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me. I know that we each have the potential to live with our Father in Heaven again and to become like Him someday, and that is a huge motivator for me to do my best in this life and to be a good person. I can walk forward each day with the hope and faith that I can improve and become a better person. I know that family is a key unit of society and of the Church, and having such a focus on family helps me to remember that my own family is important and that I need to treat them kindly and with respect. I know that this life is not the end. I know that I can live with my family forever; we are not separated when we die as long as we keep the commandments, have faith in Christ, and endure to the end. I am a Mormon because I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the church that Heavenly Father has restored to the earth today. I know that it is the only way that we can find lasting happiness and peace in a world of much sorrow and conflict, and that gives me hope for the future.

How I live my faith

One of my responsibilities in the Church is to work with the 8-11 year old girls. We get together twice a month on weekdays to do crafts, service projects, and other activities that develop character and faith. These young girls teach me how to be patient and spontaneous, and I get the opportunity to help them come closer to our Savior and develop friendships with each other. I also have the opportunity to visit with other women from church each month. We get to visit with and strengthen each other. When one of the women I visit is sick or needs a helping hand, I'm more than happy to take a meal to her or just help however I can. We share our testimonies with each other, and we find strength from developing our relationships and sharing the Gospel with each other.