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Hi I'm Ashley McInnes

I was born and raised a Mormon. :)

About Me

I am currently going to BYU and I will be majoring in nursing. I have always wanted to be a nurse. I love to run, hike, climb, swim and basically anything outdoors. I also love just spending time with my family...especially at the beach. :) I was recently called to serve an LDS mission in the Philippines, Quezon City North mission...speaking Tagalog...and I can't wait! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I don't really recall a time where I have ever doubted that this church was true. I have grown up just knowing that it is and I have a lot of faith and that is how my testimony just kind of grew. I have seen the happiness that it brings into my life as well as others and that is why I know it is true. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet called of God and that he translated the Book of Mormon which is another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ is our Savior and that he atoned for our sins so that we can repent on a daily basis because he knew that that was the only way we would be able to make it back to live with Him and our Father in Heaven. There isn't anything that we've ever done that can't be healed through the Atonement. I know that the Atonement isn't just for sinners but also for those that just need someone to understand them or for people who are just going through some tough times because Jesus Christ atoned for our pains and afflictions as well. He knows exactly how we feel so it is just our job to humble ourselves and ask for His help and He can bring happiness back into our lives. I know that Heavenly Father loves us more that we could ever imagine and that he hears and answers our prayers. I know that the temple is the Lord's house and that we can be sealed to our families there and be with them forever and I couldn't be more grateful for that. I love this gospel and am so grateful to be a member of it. It really brings me true happiness.

How I live my faith

Well since I have been a member my whole life, I have had many opportunities to serve and live my faith. After having experiences in many different callings, I have learned to just love everyone and it has made me see people in a way that Christ does....with just unconditional love. I love attending the temple and feeling the peace and happiness that it brings into my life.