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Hi I'm Ali Spears

I was born in Tennessee. I grew up in New Jersey. I love going on adventures. I'm a future missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always enjoyed playing sports. Growing up, I played field hockey and lacrosse. I have completed my first year of college at BYU-Idaho and am soon going to serve a mission in Roseville, California. I am currently a healthcare science major. With that, I want to become a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. I always like to go on adventures whether it's hiking, skiing down a mountain, or riding a horse.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into the church, I had to gain a testimony that this church was true for myself. I was at the age where I started to read the scriptures and pray to my Heavenly Father without my parents telling me to. It was time to stop relying on my parents testimony and to start gaining my own. I was able to see for myself that reading the scriptures and prayer brought peace into my life. When I read The Book of Mormon, I just knew that it couldn't be false from the good feelings that I had. For me, everything about the church just made sense. How could something of God make you feel bad? That's just impossible. So I prayed to know if The Book of Mormon was true. I prayed to know whether or not the church was true. I was in New York at a Girls Camp the church was having. I felt the spirit so strongly. I knew that Heavenly Father wouldn't lie to me. It made me feel good; it was a feeling I had never felt in my life. This was different. This church is different than any other church on the face of the Earth. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church on the Earth and it is has greatly blessed my life to have that knowledge.

How I live my faith

I am currently preparing myself to serve an eighteen month mission to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have been called to serve in California. I have had a strong desire to serve a mission for quite a few years now. Once I knew I had a true desire to serve, I knew I had been called to the work. I am most excited to see how the gospel will change so many people's life for the better. I can't wait to see them accept Christ in their life.