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Hi I'm Ashley

I was born and raised in Arizona. I'm a high school graduate. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old. I recently graduated from high school and I've played soccer since I was 3 years old. I love to sing, write, and read. I enjoy science and history and I want to go to school for Astronomy. I also love to travel whether it's by car, train, bike, or plane.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since I was eight years old. I grew up in the church always doing what I was supposed to, but it wasn't until I was about 13 that I knew this church was true. To me, the church doesn't restrict me. The rules aren't holding me back, it's keeping me safe. It's like a guardrail. It warns you of what is ahead, and it's your choice if you're going to jump over it and fall or stay on the right path and continue to better things. I know this church is true. I have felt the Holy Ghost bear testimony to my heart on multiple occasions of its truthfulness. I know the Book of Mormon is true and it is another testament of Christ. I know Joseph Smith was a true prophet, that he did see God and Jesus Christ, and he really did translate the Book of Mormon with the power of God. I know Jesus died for my sins on the cross that I may one day return to my Father in heaven. I know that through Him all my sins can be forgiven.

How I live my faith

I am actively involved in my community. I recently traveled to five different countries with a student ambassador program and we served others who were in need like schoolchildren, the elderly, and those who needed help keeping warm in the winter. At church, I am a secretary for girls aged 16-18. As a Presidency, we work together to come up with activities that will help us grow spiritually and physically and help bond as a group. We also try to make sure we have activities that other people might enjoy so the girls can invite friends for a night of fun. We put together an annual dinner for Valentine's Day for anyone who is married to eat and have fun while we volunteer to babysit their children. Boys who are working on the Eagle project for Scouts also receive help from anyone willing to volunteer their time.