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Hi I'm Elma Preal

I am from Canada. I have 5 Grandchildren and 13 Great-Grandchildren. I love to read, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a member since I was eight years old. I have taught little children in Sunday School the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have worked at many jobs, namely real estate. The hardest job I had, but most rewarding, was staying home and raising my kids. I was married for 56 years before my husband passed away. We travelled all over the world. I love to read history and geography books. My newest goal is to learn how to use a computer so I can stay in contact with my big family. 

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a member of the Church since I was very young. There was a time that I stopped attending church, however, after a period of time I realized that I had lost a wonderful thing. The Gospel of Jesus Christ has always meant so much to me. I have always had a testimony that Jesus Christ lives and that he loves each of us so much. One of my favourite books is The Book of Mormon and I know that it is true. It has brought great comfort into my life. Although I may not be perfect, I know that Jesus Christ is there to help me return to live with Him someday.

How I live my faith

I currently visit some women in the community that can not get out often and bring the Gospel into their homes. My favourite thing I have done since I have been a member is to help the little children. They teach me more than what I can teach them. Due to my age, I have been able to do less and less over the years, but I still look for any opportunity to serve others.  

What is the Book of Mormon?

Elma Preal
The Book of Mormon is a record of the people that lived on the ancient American Continent prior to the birth of the Saviour, Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon is a volume of scripture comparable to the Bible. It is the most correct of any book on the earth and is the keystone of our religion. The Book of Mormon was written by prophets that lived a few thousand years ago and was translated into English about 200 years ago. All are invited to read The Book of Mormon, ponder the message it contains, and then ask God, in the name of Christ, if the book is true. If it is true it can change your life for the better. Show more Show less