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Hi I'm Allison

I'm in nursing school, I'm married to my best friend, and I love spending time with my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, and friend. I am currently in an Accelerated 2nd Degree Nursing Program to become an RN. My first Bachelor's Degree is in Health Science. I am passionate about health care. I love to help others. I know that our bodies are temples of the Lord and I know that it is important for us to keep them healthy. I also love to do crafts! I enjoy making jewelry and cute decorations for every season. One of my favorite things to do is go to the craft store and get ideas of new things to make. My husband and I have been married for a year and I absolutely love being married to my best friend. It has brought more joy than I have ever known. I love my family very much and I love spending time with them as often as we can. I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and I am thankful for this gospel in my life. I know that it can bring us the most happiness we could ever have in this life and in the eternity to come. I am so thankful that families can be together forever through His plan.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized in the church when I was 14. Up until that point, my parents and I had been attending the Lutheran church at the private school I attended. My grandparents are members of the Mormon church and my parents are too. As a baby, I was blessed in the Mormon church, but when I started school we started attending the Lutheran church and I was baptized there. In the Lutheran church, when you are in middle school you go through what they call Confirmation classes to "confirm" that you made the right choice at baptism. After taking the classes, you write a statement of your beliefs and read them to the congregation. In my paper I wrote that I believed in God the Father, Jesus the Christ, and the Holy Ghost because that is what I had always been taught and what I knew in my heart and mind to be true. The pastor told me I couldn't say that because the Lutheran church believes in the trinity, which means that God and Jesus are the same person. I struggled with that. A few months later my mom became sick and the doctors could not find out what was wrong with her. My grandparents called some members from the church over and they gave my mom a blessing. After that my mom got better and she asked my grandparents what time their church started. Since then I attended the Mormon church and was baptized at age 14. Later I was sealed to my parents, and a year ago I was sealed to my husband for time and all eternity. My most favorite thing about this gospel is that we can live with our families forever, in this life and in the life to come. Since I became a member of this church I have found so much joy and happiness. Because of the young women's program I was able to find my self worth and gain an understanding of my purpose here on this earth. I have found so much joy and comfort in the truths of the gospel. I know that God loves us and that He has a plan for us. We are not here by accident. We have a purpose. I know that more than anything He wants us to return to Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church on Sunday, reading my scriptures, and praying daily to my Father in Heaven. I am an active member of my church. I give talks on Sundays when asked and I have held various callings in the church. I have taught Sunday school to the children and I have helped watch the babies in the nursery so that their parents could attend their classes. Currently, I assist with the auxiliary over all the women. I help plan activities for the women to do together and help make sure that their needs are being met. I visit women who need a friend and let them know we care. I live my faith by giving service. I know that when we are serving others, we are serving our Heavenly Father. I also live my faith by being an example to those I meet at school or in the community. I live my faith by dressing modestly and treating my body as a temple. I live my faith by attending the temple regularly and putting my family first in my life. By faith I am able to know that Jesus is the Christ and that He died for us so that we might live with Him and our Heavenly Father again one day. Through faith I am able to overcome trials in life because I have faith that God will help me through it. I know that He can turn our weaknesses into strengths. I have faith in my Savior and I know that we are never alone. No matter what we have done or how hard our trials seem, I know that He is with us always. I have seen His hand in my life and I know that He wants us to be happy.