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Hi I'm Lexi

I was raised in Idaho. I am the youngest of eleven children. I am studying music at BYU-I. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Hello everyone. My name is Lexi. I am 19 years old and the youngest of eleven children. I have seven sisters and three amazing brothers. Growing up in a big family has been a dream. I love every minute of it and I couldn't ask for better people. I recently just graduated high school where I played sports and was part of many clubs. I played varsity volleyball for three years and was captain my senior year. I also played basketball and softball during my high school experience. Along with sports I was part of drama club, choir, and Business Professionals of America. Even with my busy schedule in high school, I still made time to fulfill my church callings, which were many. I served as a councilor to the president of my Young Woman's class, and then later became a president. My senior year I was asked to serve on the Youth Council of my stake. I now attend BYU-I where I am studying music to become an elementary music educator. I currently have the calling as ward missionary, primary sub, and YSA representative. I am so grateful for these callings in my life right at this very moment because it will further my preparation for the missionary field. Yes! That right! I decided, only a couple months ago, to serve a mission for my Father in Heaven, and I could not be more excited. I have been assigned to serve in the Texas Lubbock Mission where I will be teaching in English.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that there is a God and I know that this is his church. I am of the surest mind that my Father in Heaven loves me and wants me to return to him, and this church is the only way to do it. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Christ. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and I know that, through Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, he was able to restore the true and everlasting gospel back to the earth. If I believe that God is real, if I believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God, and if I believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, I cannot overlook this church. Because I know those things to be true, I know that the church is true. And that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

As of right now, I am working with the sisters in my area as a ward missionary. I go on splits, attend lessons, and tract with them. I am so grateful for this opportunity because it's really opened my eyes to how important missionary work is and how hard it can be sometimes. But I know that the Lord looks out for the missionaries in ways you can't even imagine. I am also the YSA representative for the tri-stake Young Single Adults. This has really helped me learn to be a good leader. I have also learned how to connect with those around me with the things I learn everyday. I am also a primary substitute. I love this job and I have learned more from these little children about the love of God and purity than I have ever learned in my life. I have also learned, through their example, how to be a good missionary, by loving and accepting everyone where their at, at that point in their life. I am grateful for these children and the things they teach me.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Lexi
Grace has always confused me and, I'm not going to lie, I don't think I understand grace completely. However, I have been reading this book entitled Amazed by Grace written by Sheri Dew and it has cleared up a lot of my questions. In Sister Sheri Dew's words, she explains grace as this: "Grace is the power that flows from the atonement. It is what the Savior uses to help us and thus to continue to manifest his love for us." She then goes on to talk about how grace is an enabling power that empowers us to overcome. So, in answer to this question, grace is the power that is available to all of us that helps us overcome the struggles we face in our lives, and because the Savior loves us so perfectly, he blesses us with His power. Show more Show less