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Hi I'm Alexa

I grew up in Arizona. I have an interest in music. I learned piano and gave a few other instruments a try as well. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When i was in middle school I began to learn how to play the piano. I decided to take band in school as well. Since then I came to really enjoy music and performing it. In high school I decided to give the flute, guitar, theater, and choir a try. It was fun to experiment with a variety of fine arts classes. I really liked performing and being on stage. The rehearsals and the pre-show were all part of the fun. I love spending time with my family as well as my friends. The simplest activities can be the best memories with them. Fun fact! I'm a triplet! We cannot read each other's minds or feel each other's pain but we do get a long really well and love each other as siblings should!

Why I am a Mormon

My grandma and my aunt were the first of my family to be baptized in the church. My parents, siblings and I were living in Mexico when they were baptized. We then moved to the United States to start school. My grandma and aunt would invite my parents to church events and they would go. They began to be taught by missionaries and soon enough, my parents and my older brother were baptized. Ever since then we have been going to church. My siblings and I were baptized when we turned 8 years old. Being LDS, I see a bigger perspective on what life is all about. I know that God, our Heavenly Father, loves us more than we could ever imagine. He loves us so much he sent his Only Begotten Son Jesus Christ to die for us, and suffer for our sins so we have that opportunity to live with Him again. In this life we are not perfect and we make mistakes, but as long as we try our best and follow Christ's example we are able to live with Heavenly Father again. Having that knowledge brings peace to my life because I know that I am loved and that I am never alone. I know that I have a purpose and that I always have that chance to improve and be a better person. Having the knowledge that I am able to live with my family for all eternity has brought me so much joy. When I was young my mother passed away from cancer and knowing that I will get that chance to see her again gives me hope as well as peace. The trial of not having her by my side physically doesn't feel as heavy as it would if I didn't have the gospel because of the knowledge of eternal families. Keeping that in mind really motivates me to keep enduring to the end and following God's commandments and following Christ's example. I love the gospel and I testify that it is true and as we work to follow the correct path we have the opportunity to not only live with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ again, but as families as well.

How I live my faith

I had the amazing opportunity to go as an adult leader to girls camp for the summer of 2016 and 2017. It was such an amazing experience to me. I got to see girls camp in the eyes of a leader instead of a youth camper. It gave me lots of joy to see girls enjoy camp the way I did when I went as a youth camper for 6 years. I was given the opportunity to teach primary as well. I teach kids from the ages of 6-8 years old at church. I really enjoy teaching them. I earn so much from them as well. I'm grateful I can use my talent of playing the piano to serve those I go to church with. I play the piano when we sing hymns. Hymns are so powerful, I love playing and hearing the members sing as well.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Alexa
It is not required to serve a mission, however at times it is suggested one should. Even when suggested, it is not forced. Serving a mission is voluntary. One can begin to serve a mission at the age of 18-19 years old and it lasts from 18 months to 2 years. There are also married couples that serve missions as well as retired seniors. Missionaries come from all over the world and are called to serve to different places around the world. The purpose of mission work is to help bring the gospel to others and to teach them about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Show more Show less