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Hi I'm Elyse

I love enjoying and exploring nature, and being with my family. I am a wife, a Mormon, and I'm Happy!!

About Me

I grew up in Utah with my 3 sisters and mom and dad. We spent a lot of time together since we were little and now they are all my best friends. I love hiking, being outside, camping, and seeing new places. I think the world is amazing and so beautiful. I met my husband while going to a singles ward. We were married in the San Diego LDS Temple. We are very much in love and I feel it grows stronger everyday.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been blessed to be born into this gospel. I'm gratefull to my parents and grandparents for being faithful to their religion and showing that example to their kids. I love this church and the people in it. I know that we have a Father in Heaven who loves us. He has showed me throughout my life how much he loves me, and cares for me. I have been so blessed, especially when I am doing what the Lord would want m to do. I know that we have a true and living Prophet of God leading our church. When he speaks I can feel that what he says comes from his love and the love of the Savior. I know the Savior Jesus Christ died for us so that we can one day live in the presence of Him and our Heavenly Father. I know that our family members who have died are waiting for us and watching over us in Heaven. I believe because I was married to my husband in the Temple of God for time and all eternity, we will live together forever in the presence of God. I also know that the Holy Ghost is with me, comforting me, and guiding me, and He is a member of the Godhead. I am not perfect in any way, and neither are the people of this church, but I know that if we do all that is asked from the Lord, that one day we can be. I know that when I live with higher standards I am happier. This church, this gospel, following the commandments, all these things keep me happy.

How I live my faith

I try to be an example to those around me by letting people know that when your doing the things the Savior has asked that your happy. I want people to have the joy I feel everyday. Me and my husband try to travel any chance we get, and we always make sure that wherever we go we hold those high standards. We can have fun adventures with out any alcohol or drugs and I make sure I always dress in modesty. We attend our meetings on Sunday and keep that day Holy. I always thank my Father in Heaven when I get to see some of his most beautiful works of art, some of my favorites are the red rocks and canyons of southern Utah. One day I plan to have kids and raise them in the gospel and I hope that I can be an example like my parents were.