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Hi I'm Mady Allen

I was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and have lived in Utah and Montana as well. I love to serve and invite other to come unto Christ.

About Me

I am currently serving as a full-time missionary in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I attended Utah State University last Fall and am majoring in Elementary Education. I absolutely love children and hope to one day make a difference in my student's lives. I also enjoy running, hiking, and even dancing. In my free time I like to go outdoors and explore the beautiful mountainous scenery.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of Christ's church all of my life. I made the great decsion to be baptized at the age of 8 and now have the wonderful companionship of the Holy Ghost with me. As I left home to attend college, I took it upon myself to find out if this church was truly where I needed to be. I helped others replace feelings of low self-worth and doubt with faith and self efficacy. I saw what good the gospel does to those around me and realized that the key source to my happiness was found living the gospel of Jesus Christ. As I began to understand my purpose here on earth, I realized that my Heavenly Father has a plan just for me and through the Atonement of Jesus Christ I will be able to return to the kingdom someday. I've learned so much in my youth and even as a young single adult that have brought me closer to God. It is my testimony that through Christ all things are possible. As I have put all my trust and faith in Him, whether it be for a big test or making a life-changing decision, I have been blessed by so many miracles. Without Him, I know I wouldn't have been able to become the person I am today. I know that my Redeemer lives and He lovesme perfectly that He offered up His own life to save mine. This gospel is the truest thing that I know and I testify that as anyone reads in the Book of Mormon with a sincere heart and real intent, they will come to know that it is another testament of the teachings of Christ to the ancestors of the Native Americans in ancient America. I continue to follow His gospel because I know in my heart that my Heavely Father wants me to return to Him and through the Savior, Jesus Christ, I can return to His loving arms.

How I live my faith

I strive each and every day to talk with my Father in Heaven in prayer and express to him my gratitude and concerns. Whenever I am struggling to find out if certain concepts of the scriptures are true, I turn to Him for answers. By the example that my Savior, Jesus Christ, has set for me, I am able to truly value my life and express my happiness to those around me. There is rarely a time when I'm not smiling and I know that by simply smiling at others, I can feel the love that the Savior has for them. I am actually awaiting to serve a mission for the course of 18 months and hope to be able to invite others to come unto Christ through this experience.