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Hi I'm Alina

I'm Alina. I'm German and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old. I have a fascination for languages and love to meet as many people from different languages as possible. Currently I am living in Toronto, Canada where I am serving as a missionary in the Canada Toronto Mission. As a missionary, I'm trying to help others turn away from the negativity of this world and find lasting happiness through the gospel of Christ I was born and raised in Germany as part of a loving family consisting of my two parents and my little brother. When I was 16, I moved to Idaho, USA for a foreign exchange year. I didn't feel like I was missing anything in my life until one day in October 2012 when I was visiting Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. After a presentation about Joseph Smith, I was asked to share my thoughts about it. In that moment I knew with all my heart that this is real! For only a second the Holy Ghost filled me completely and I was truly never the same again as cheesy as it sounds :) Looking back I realized how God had prepared me for that one moment years in advance maybe even my whole life and I am so grateful!

Why I am a Mormon

Whatever life throws at me, through the gospel I will always stand strong. The Book of Mormon helped me to build this foundation on my Redeemer Jesus Christ. It shows me how important a relationship to my Father in Heaven is. Every day I can feel the purification through the atonement by living the principles of the gospel. This church is ALIVE because it is the church of the living Christ!

How I live my faith

As a missionary, I try to focus my life on my Savior Jesus Christ to be a worthy representative of Him here on this earth. Part of that is to develop love for ALL of Heavenly Father's children. This is possible through the refining sacrifice of Jesus Christ. I turn to Him in weakness and He makes me stronger :) Daily I strive to strengthen my relationship with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ through prayer and studying His word. That helps me acknowledge Their presence in my life and the great blessings that come from it.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Even as mortal beings we can develope a close, trusting and loving relationship to our Father in Heaven. Every day we have the opprtunity to come to him in prayer and talk with him about everything or ask him in fath. Answers will come. Either through the Holy Ghost or other people. Putting our trust constantly in Him, we can feel how much more we come to know Him. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Missionaries teach about Jesus Christ to help strengthen faith in Him and helping people change to become more like Him, and eventually be baptized as He was. The messages they share are about the restoration of Christ's original church on the earth today by a living prophet. Show more Show less