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Hi I'm Emily

I am a mother of four, a sewing enthusiast, a beginning pianist and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to create. I love designing and sewing clothing for myself and my family. I love to make things with my hands. I find so much joy in doing things myself from making a gift for someone to building new stairs for my front porch. I try to develop as many talents as I can and use them to help others. I think that the desire to create and improve our surroundings is innate in each of us. I grew up in a Mormon home with parents that love me and five siblings. We had lots of time to learn and grow together and are each others closest friends in adulthood. Now my husband and I are trying to build those same kind of relationships for our three children. Life is hectic. A whirlwind. Most days I feel like it is more like a pieced together grade school collage with unskillfully cut bits pasted together, and not a fine painting carefully crafted by a master, but it is a work of art none the less and whats more it is mine. It is beautiful.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, you might say I'm a Mormon because I grew up in a Mormon home, but the real reason that I am a Mormon is because I chose to seek after my own personal testimony. Being raised Mormon gave me a foundation of good moral values and the knowledge of how to be a good person, as many of the religions on the earth do, but I am a Mormon today because I sought after my own personal answer. Is it true? Yes was the answer I received. I prayed and asked my Heavenly Father if it was. I am a Mormon because I have had my faith and testimony of Jesus Christ increase as I put the gospel to the test. I have seen the fruits of the living a righteous life and felt the love of my Savior and Heavenly Father strengthen me. My conversion is a process. It began with my first desire to know Jesus Christ and I have been working to build it one principle and bit at a time. I am sure that I will continue to do so for the rest of my life.

How I live my faith

Everyday when I wake I am greeted by the warm smiles of my children and husband. I am given a great opportunity to follow the Savior's example of teaching, love and service. I find great satisfaction and personal joy in the daily service I can give to my own family as we work together to build each others faith. I love helping my children learn to fold their arms and bow their heads and pray. I love teaching them to recognize the feelings of the Holy Ghost and to know that they are loved and important children of our Heavenly Father. Sometimes I feel like I wish I could do more, but then I am quietly reminded that the most important work I can do right now is in my home. I live my faith by trying to share it by example with my children.