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Hi I'm Alicia McBride

I grew up in the deep south in a small town. I have traveled the world and lived abroad. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have always enjoyed working with my hands, everything from painting to sewing, but with interior decorating as my first love. With our 4 children grown my husband and I went on a one year government assignment to the Middle East and ended up working for 5 years. Living abroad has taught me to appreciate this great world and the differences in people. I attended a luncheon one day with ten other women. We were all strangers to one another and and each of us came from a different country. Despite our differences, we made friends because we had one thing in common: we were all mothers.

Why I am a Mormon

While I was growing up, my father was Mormon but my mother was Baptist. After several years, my mother also joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. So I grew up as a Mormon, but with a great love for the Baptists, as all my mother's people were Baptist. As a child I was a Mormon because it was my father's faith, but as an adult I am a Mormon because I have lived its principles and have chosen it as my faith. Every life has its ups and downs, but knowing that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me and that we have Jesus Christ as our Redeemer, helps greatly during any of life's down times. God loves each of us and has a plan and a purpose for us in our lives. God doesn't expect us to believe on someone else's word. He can tell each of us individually that he is real and that he loves us. That means so much to me to know that God hears and answers our prayers. As an adult I prayed to know that the Book of Mormon was true and he answered me. Be brave, pick up a Book of Mormon and read it and learn for yourself that it is true.

How I live my faith

For many years I have worked with young people. I have volunteered in our local schools and have worked with the youth in my church. Living abroad I worked with children from other cultures. It doesn't matter which country the children were from. They all have the same basic needs and desires.