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Hi I'm Ashley Garvin

I love to sing, dance, laugh, tell jokes... and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from Massage Therapy School in Utah. I homeschool part time growing up, and LOVED it. My favorite class in college was Polynesian Dancing. I love any kind of dancing. I used to go salsa and country dancing every week at BYU. I love theater. I've done it my whole life. I especially love to make people laugh. I tell many, many jokes.... and probably laugh more than the people I tell them to. My main goal in life is to help people see the 'bigger picture'. To know that God has a plan for THEM.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm currently serving as a missionary in the Ohio Cleveland Mission. There have been so many miracles, I've seen God's perfect timing, and I've seen the joy this gospel has brought to people. How can it not be true? We don't try to force people to do anything. Like Christ, we are here to invite people to come unto Him. I know that He has a plan for us. Simple enough for a child to understand. This plan, and His gospel just make sense. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God. Reading it every day - and applying what it says, I can't deny that it's true. This gospel is all about people becoming better, stronger, and more like Heavnely Father and Jesus Christ. It's about families being together forever. It's about the hope we can have - to KNOW that we can change and hope for a better world. It's about us receiving the choicest blessings that God has to offer. And THAT is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I was able to serve at the Utah Valley University Institute of Religion Latter-Day Saint Student Council for 6 months. The institute enrollment was 6,000. My co-chair and I were in charge of calling all the Return Missionaries in Utah Valley and invite them to enroll in religion classes. We did that every week - an average of 100 missionaries per time. We also took the youth in the church (still in High School) on tours of the institute building so when they graduated and went to a university, they would know what the institute was like. It helped me grow to love the people around me more. To see that everyone has their unique qualities and that everyone is special to our Heavenly Father.