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Hi I'm Alondra

I am a Peruvian-American hybrid. I am a health fanatic. I am an artist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a project person. I start 50 projects at once that are all across the board. Self improvement projects, health projects, art projects, home projects, church projects, language projects, any project really and I'm probably on board. I'll finish maybe 25% of them, but that's how I know which ones are truly important (that's what I tell myself anyways). I am an artist! I work freelance and absolutely love it. My specialty is drawing people. I love how many subcategories there are under the "human" umbrella. It's really fun to explore the diversity there with my art. :) My art definitely feeds my love for the world and for other cultures! I have not had the chance to travel much, but that does not stop me from obsessively researching different countries. The languages and culture differences, especially. I think we can learn a lot from our differences, and I'm hoping to experience these diversities in person one day. I'm also a lover of music! I have two ocarinas, three Irish tin whistles, a native american flute, a guitar, piano, and I used to have a Celtic harp. I'm not stellar at any of the instruments, but I still love them and play them as often as I can. You can probably find me on weekends with my friends :) I'm very social...but that doesn't mean I won't take a good book and a fuzzy bathrobe over going out! I am currently a college student, but soon I'll be heading out to be a missionary for the church! I am beyond excited!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the church has the answers to some of the most important questions we will ask ourselves concerning this life such as "why am I here? Where am I going? Where did I come from?" I have experienced time and time again the joy and direction and peace that this church has given me as I have been able to strengthen my relationship with Christ. I have also experienced the sadness, confusion, and instability that results from growing "relaxed" with my relationship to Christ and being less active in the church. I love this gospel, because it has proven to me time and time again of it's truth and the magnitude of the importance of every soul on Earth. Because of this church I know I am loved by those who surround me, and those who await my presence in the eternities. Most important of all, I know God loves me. I know Christ died for me, and that through his sacrifice, I can return to live with Him again. These are truths that, for me, are what make me a Mormon, and they are truths worth holding onto for the rest of my life.

How I live my faith

I was recently released from my calling as a teacher for a class of very enthusiastic seven-year-olds. It was awesome :) I learned a lot! I enjoy helping out in the Spanish ward as it gives me a chance to practice my Spanish, and, I mean, everyone there is just so sweet. It's the most welcoming environment. I love it. Currently, I am preparing to serve a Spanish speaking mission! I can't wait to come back and serve even better in the Spanish ward.