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Hi I'm Elizabeth

I grew up in Florida, moved to Utah when I was 19, and then later moved to Idaho where I now live. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since January 2008. I have been married to mt best friend for 5 years. We have two amazing children who are 3 & 2. I am a college graduate with an Associate & Bachelors in Business Administration with Concentration in Accounting. I love the outdoors, and enjoy camping, fishing, 4 wheeling, and many other recreational activities. Most of all, I enjoy spending time with my family & learning more about the gospel!

Why I am a Mormon

My conversion story!  I am very proud to say that I am a Mormon. I wasn't always a Mormon. I grew up Baptist, & was taught many untrue stories about Mormons & what they taught. When I met my husband, we decided to not talk about our religion, due to him growing up LDS & me being Baptist. I was right & he was wrong, so I thought! Missionaries approached me many times & I rejected each time. While I was pregnant with my son, I started asking my husband questions about the Church. I decided to read the 1st page of the Book of Mormon & then realized that the Holy Ghost was speaking to me. I continued to deny my feelings b/c I knew how my mom felt about Mormons, which is something I faced later on. After I had my son, I really felt that our family needed to be united as far as religion was concerned. One day while my husband was at work, I prayed for the missionaries to come. Later that afternoon they showed up at my door. So, I decided to take on the discussions. I said "I don't have anything to lose. I will hear what you have to say & if I don't like what you have to say, then we will go our separate ways". So, I changed my attitude, prayed more about it, and went in with an open mind. After the first discussion, I knew that I wanted to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. However, I continued taking the discussions, & decided to join the Church. In the meantime, I continued praying that I was making the right decision. I asked Heavenly Father to blow a light bulb if I was making the right choice. I really was not serious, but a light bulb blew a day or two after that. I was amazed. So, I got baptized. I have been a member for a little over 3 years now. I am so happy, & I know that this is Heavenly Father's true church. I know the gospel is true & that Pres. Monson is our prophet. I have peace in my life & heart to know these things. The power of prayer is there, & I continue to rely on prayer. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!

How I live my faith

Since I have joined the church, I have had a couple callings. Shortly after I joined, I was called to be Secretary of Relief Society. I remember thinking "ok, but I do not know what that is". I learned really fast The Relief Society is the women's organization within the church. That calling consisted of keeping track of records for the women, such as the attendance roll, birthdays, and other related duties. I really enjoyed this calling, and I was able to learn who everyone was really fast. I am currently a teacher in the Primary. This consists of teaching the 9 year olds about the gospel. Last year I was able to teach the 11 year olds. I have really enjoyed this calling because it gives the chance to learn more about the teachings of Jesus. The kids are awesome to work with. These callings have been a real blessing, and has helped me grow over the years. I am truly blessed.

What is being a Mormon like?

Elizabeth
 Being a member of the Mormon Church has truly been a blessing to my family. It brings such peace in my life to know that I am a member. I have had challenges along the way, but my Heavenly Father has helped me tremendously. Besides, challenges are what helps our testimony grow. In other words, challenges help us become closer to the Lord. Show more Show less