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Hi I'm Elasi

I'm a mother of ten. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Tonga. And I served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tonga as well. Now I live in the United States. I have ten children and I love them all. They are my world. I enjoy taking care of them. I love to cook and crafting for my kids.

Why I am a Mormon

 My mother raised me to be a faithful member of my Church and I know it is true. We read the Book of Mormon and Bible at night. I went to Primary when I was little. Before I was even eight I knew the gospel was true. When I was baptized I felt a warm spirit around me. I don't know how to explain exactly how I felt, but when I was baptized I felt like I was in heaven.

How I live my faith

 I hold Family Home Evening every Monday night and every night we read scriptures with my kids. My husband and I try to be unified together so the kids feel comfortable and that we feel closer to each other and feel that we can trust each other. For example when we fight all the time as a couple our children feel that they cannot come to us with their problems because they may think we cannot deal with them without yelling or cause them more stress. But when we set down and discuss problems as a family in a family council, that way my kids trust us. Because of this they choose not to hide things from us. They come to us whenever they have problems or things they need to share. The important thing is TRUST.

What is the Book of Mormon?

My kids and I have read the Book of Mormon every night. We read together about the journey Lehi, a prophet from Jerusalem, took direction from the Lord to move His family to America. The Book of Mormon is a history of his family and how God interacts with families. I have a strong testimony of that book. If you read it every day it will guide you and will tell you what you should do and not do. It helps me a lot. I cannot share how close this book can bring families together. That is our world and our testimony. It is true. That is the most important book I want to share with my family. The world is confused and wants to fight God, the Book of Mormon helps families to know the truth. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

All my family is thankful for Joseph Smith. Without him I don't know where my family would be. Some of the blessings Joseph Smith brought to us is membership in God's church and the Book of Mormon. Without Joseph we wouldn't know God as well as we do, or have the Priesthood again on earth. The Priesthood is a Doctor for my family, it can heal. I am thankful to have Joseph Smith as a Prophet I have learned from him to have strong faith in God and to go to God in prayer. Show more Show less