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Hi I'm Alicia

I raise three children. I take care of one husband. I am a self proclaimed comedian. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a self proclaimed comedian, married to a self proclaimed stunt man and seasoned/experienced outdoors man, and together we are raising a pack of wolves disguised as three children. Contrary to the "typical" Mormon mom, I sew fingers not clothes, I would never bet my life on my baking/cooking skills, I can't read notes but play the piano anyway, I march to the beat of my own drum and follow this rule when singing too. Even with all this stacked against me, the Church welcomed me and baptized me in 2004. I have since continued to try and strengthen myself and develop my potential with the help of my Heavenly Father and his teaching. My family, A.K.A wolf pack, being the center of that strength.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because the food is good. That, and for wonderful examples and a chance of an opportunity to learn truth and purpose. I took advantage of the chance to learn. I was raised in a split family. My mother being the main provider in our home and because of that I was not able to spend a lot of time focusing on the potential of family. Single moms do have the opportunity to provide Heavenly Father's plan to their families, but at that time in my mom's life it was not something that she could focus on. I was able to spend time with our cousins who where Mormon on some weekends, and most summers would join my cousin at girls camp. It was there in their home and at camp I was able to see the potential Heavenly Father's plan had for me. I knew what Heavenly Father had planned for us and wanted me to have. I knew then as a girl that one day an opportunity would present itself for me to accept his plan here on Earth and I knew then that I wanted and would except it. I was also very aware that then was not the time and that I need to develop my testimony outside of the church first. I was very blessed to have been able to have prayer with my cousins and continued to pray alone at my home. It was part of my nightly routine. In between that time Heavenly Father gave me plenty of opportunities to learn about the church. I also had plenty of opportunity to test his plan during my adolescents. All of this was important for me to grow a testimony, and it was during this time my testimony developed and grew. In 2004, my future mother in law presented an opportunity to take lessons with the sister missionaries. I knew that this was the time Heavenly Father would present his plan for me on this Earth and due to great examples, self discovery, and an inner spiritual confirmation, I accepted his plan. I was baptized in October 2004.

How I live my faith

Today I have been a member for seven years. Being a member does not make me exempt from temptation and trials. I know now that these are opportunities for me to grow and build a testimony based on my own knowledge of good and evil. I am not perfect and it is this simple fact that keeps me going to church every Sunday. Where I can renew myself thanks to the sacrifice of our Heavenly Father and of his only begotten son Jesus Christ. I am given a gentle reminder of their sacrifice with the sacrament. I served in the Church teaching and preparing the children as a primary teacher. I spent time preparing them for the day when they too will have the opportunity to receive Heavenly Father's plan like me. I am presently teaching youth in young women. The very place where my testimony started. The place where I knew of Heavenly Father's love for me as a young girl. I feel very blessed to have been called to a calling that I feel Heavenly Father prepared me for. I also strive to have a home that is centered around Christ. I said before, being LDS does not make me exempt from trials and I still have to work hard everyday to be able to provide a home and a sanctuary for my kids outside of the worldly turmoil they face daily. Temptations are everywhere and I continue to battle them and I continue to grow my testimony by learning from these experiences. With my trial I am learning to count my blessing and that number only gets higher. :)