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Hi I'm Lexie

I grew up in Utah, go to college in Virginia, going on a mission to Brazil. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a runner. I have run cross country and track for my high school teams and cross country in college. I have participated in a couple pageants, been rewarded a crown in one and not in the other, although both were huge learning experiences. I love to be outside hiking, biking, working in the yard, pretty much anything as long as we are having a good time. I enjoy spending time with my family, we are big, crazy, and loud, but it's always exciting and never a dull moment in the house when everyone comes over. I am very interested in the medical field and plan to become a doctor one day.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to continue living this gospel because I have seen how it truly works and makes me happy. This has come through countless moments of trial and error. I have done things against what the prophets and scriptures teach, and I never feel good afterward, but I always feel better and happier after leaving religious classes and church meetings. I know this church is true because I have had it witnessed to me. I know that Joseph Smith was called of God to restore this church as it was on the earth when Christ was here and that he was a prophet of God. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a Prophet today who leads and guides us through the word of God. I know that prayer works, the Book of Mormon is true, and that the temple is the house where our Heavenly Father dwells. I know that baptism is the first covenant on our way to the kingdom of heaven and that the Holy Ghost can be our constant companion if we continue to strive to be better and live the commandments every day. I know this church is true. Having this testimony is of utmost importance to me because I haven't always had the strongest testimony, but now that I know without a doubt just how true these things are, I cannot let it go and I cannot stop living the way that I know I am supposed to.

How I live my faith

In my ward in Virginia I was called to be a part of the Compassionate Service Committee. I had no idea what that was at first, but came to learn that it is a huge service opportunity. We were in charge of finding out who was having a hard time, or was sick, or just needed to feel included and we would figure out a way to do that for them. It really helped me to reach out and get to know every single one of the girls I went to church with. I could hold a conversation with each of them and tried to make sure I knew what was going on in their lives so I could help them in the best way possible. That calling has helped me to better reach out to people in the church and be creative in serving them and making them feel good.