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Hi I'm Esther

I'm happy a wife, an aspiring college student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I have loved growing up a member of this church. My experiences have helped mold me to be the person I am today. I am thankful to my parents and leaders who have helped me see for myself why I love being a part of this gospel. My husband and I are truly blessed to work with the youth and not only teach them but learn from them what blessings mean. As we have spent time and time again with them at their activities, it has become blessings in our lives. Our latest hobbies have been to volunteer our time with the Scouting Program not only with church but within the community. We have met many many great people through that program. Wisconsin has become my home for now, its pretty hard to not become a fan of this great state, after living here for so long. You can fight it but eventually you have to admit - you become a fan, whether it's a packer fan, a college fan, a basketball fan, of the beautiful scenery, the snow - yes I mean the crazy winters here. You'll love it! 

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon, because its gospel is true. I grew up with great family values. Growing up, my parents instilled good standards in us kids. My mom would teach us how to hula, and I mean boys and girls. We would have to parade around in our crazy polynesian outfits and dance at activities, for the community and family events. I think this was one of the things my Mom wanted us to be proud of, our culture and where we come from. I later told my mom that when I turned 18 I would retire from hula dancing, she was not happy with me but loves me anyway! Later in life, as I grew older, and married, I realize now that had I had children, I would be doing the same thing .. instillng values and being proud of my culture and where I came from, as my parents did with me. The gospel has always been a light in my life that I could never get away from. Like hula dancing and my cultural .. it's a force in my life that has and always will be apart of me. Without it, I would be missing a great piece of my puzzle.  

How I live my faith

 I've always felt that being happy is always the right way to go and when I am attending good activities, being a part of the gospel I am always happy. I have never been a fan of being negative. Being down does nothing for you. Doing something about it and being positive is the right way to go! I try to find the positive in everything that I do and say. I grew up a member of the church, my parents always taught us to make right choices and be good. There is always a consequence good or bad with every choice you make. I grew up having family activities, early morning studies, not only as a teenage but even sooner, I remember my parents pulling us out of bed early to read a chapter in the scriptures. I learned to pray, sing, dance and be happy with who I am. My parents always kept us involved in things, I am the oldest of 5 kids and we kids have always try to stay on the straight and narrow path in the right direction. I had the oppurtunity to serve the Lord for 15 months as a missionary in my local area in the mission office and learned so much from it. I am thankful to the Lord for putting me on this path and giving me oppurtunites that helps me to learn and grow. I have found my time now again spending it with youth and their activities such as Girls Camp, Scouting activities, youth conferences, dances, etc. Now, I work with the little ones, teaching them basic gospel principles and helping them enjoy their weekly activities. I learn more from them then they do from me and I love it!