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Hi I'm Lexy

I call Virginia home, I'm studying to become a nurse, and I get to be missionary in Korea! I love to smile, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in Northern Virginia as the youngest of four kids. When I was seven, our family moved from Virginia life to Australia for three years with my dad's job, then returned home. I finished (and loved) my first year of college at Brigham Young University studying nursing. My dream for the future is to help women in high-poverty areas in the United States and in developing countries. I have the best family, great friends, and I love meeting new people and trying new things wherever I go. I enjoy traveling, learning, playing games, and telling stories. I like lions and the color pink. I love stars, hydrangeas, and classical music, and I have been called to serve as a missionary in Korea! I can't wait, because I get to tell people about Christ and the Gospel that makes me SO happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because when I am following the things I have learned that the church stands for, I am so happy and I feel peaceful because I know that things will work out in a way that will help me to learn. I see things in my life confirming that what I have come to believe is true again and again, every single day. The church has taught me how to have a relationship with God. The amount of peace and joy I feel because of this ability, to pray and be answered, is unparalleled by any other experience. I have prayed and have been answered by the way I feel that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church that Christ established on earth, restored. Knowing that God hears me, just one of His many imperfect children, gives me the knowledge that He loves and knows me. That is beautiful! It gives me confidence that enables me to do anything. When I am sad or lonely, stressed or afraid, I look to Jesus Christ and know that because He died for me and because He lives now, past transgressions and error in my life are wiped away. If I believe in Him, repent, and try not to repeat those things I have done wrong, I can overcome the flaws of character and shortcomings I see in myself! The church teaches me how to constantly become a better person and progress to be the kind of person I want to be - like Christ. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be a little bit better every day. I try to be like Jesus Christ by doing my best to be an example and to live a life of service. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I believe all of us are brothers and sisters and children of God. That is why I love serving in any capacity - in service projects, through organizations, or with simple acts of kindness, though I mess up all the time and am so not perfect. Recently, I have been preparing to serve a mission. I get the chance to go and share my beliefs with the people in Korea for a year and a half and I am so excited! I was a Relief Society President my first year in college, which means I got to look after the women in our congregation, helping them with the things they needed and helping to lead activities and meetings to teach them. I pray often and read the scriptures to find comfort, peace, and to know how I can help those around me. I also visit taught a couple women in my ward, which means I visited them, talked with them, and tried to help them with what they needed. I loved this because I have been able to form great friendships and to love these girls that I may not have really even talked to before! I love these assignments because they push me out of my comfort zone everyday so that I can become better than I am.