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Hi I'm Lexie Skabelund

I am from a small town in Southern Oregon. Taking pictures is my favorite thing to do. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello. I'm Lexie! I am the oldest of five, crazy kids. Family is one of the most important things to me. They are always there to put a smile on my face & make me laugh, most of the time. I graduated high school in 2015 and then studied at BYU-I. My plans are to major in business and photography. The reason I love photography so much is because I love capturing life. That way I can always look back on memories and fun times with my family and friends. It helps with my own family history, so that one day my future child and grandchildren can enjoy my memories with me. (:

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am a Christian. I am LDS. I am a Mormon. When I was a baby, my parents were inactive members of the church. But after a year, I was sealed to my parents for time and all eternity, in the Logan temple. Mom says that every Sunday morning, I (me being a 3 year old) would yell to the house "time for church everybody!" Ever since I can remember, I loved going to church, and still do. I am a Mormon because this gospel gives me every ounce of happiness and hope needed to make through life; life can be really hard on us sometimes. My church promises me that I can be with my family forever and one day, I can return with my Father in Heaven. I love this church, I know it is true. I know it is true because I have the read The Book of Mormon with a sincere heart and asked if it was true. The spirit testified unto me that it is the truest book on Earth and so is this gospel. You too, can know if our church is true by reading The Book of Mormon and asking God if it is true. (:

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church every Sunday, going to the temple, keeping the commandments, loving my family, reading my scriptures, praying in the name of Jesus Christ, as well as serving others. I have received multiple callings in my wards. I say ward(s) because my family has moved A LOT, in fact, almost every year. But from this experience, I learned that my church is the same wherever you go. The spirit or the truth doesn't change with each city, state, or church building. Wherever you go in the world, you will feel that same feeling of love and peace. Because of this knowledge, I am happy to have the honor and the privilege of being a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I can't wait to serve the people of Carlsbad California!