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Hi I'm Nathan and Emily

We've been married just over a year. Nate is a phlebotomist, working toward his MD. Emily teaches Kindergarten. We are Mormon.

About Me

Emily graduated with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and is starting her second year of teaching Kindergarten. She loves it, even on the hardest days. We don't have children yet, but plan on starting a family soon. It is our most sacred goal. I am still in school, working on a Bachelor's in Psychology and planning to start medical school soon after. I have been working as a phlebotomist as a means of gaining experience in hospitals and paying the bills. I love the health-care environment; everything about it makes me excited-- Working with people, helping them get well, and giving them the care they need when they need it most. Emily and I love the outdoors, hanging out with friends and family, and finding ways to have joy in the journey.

Why I am a Mormon

Nate: My mother converted to the gospel soon after arriving in the United States from Ecuador. She and my father were married and soon after he was introduced to the church. At first skeptical, he began reading every book he could on the church. He decided the church was true after reading the Book of Mormon from front to back in three days. I was born shortly after and my two brothers and I were raised in the church. As converts, my parents understood the importance of obtaining truths through personal prayer, searching, and pure intent. My extended family is very diversified when it comes to their faith and I was encouraged to do all the searching I needed to in order to find what was true for myself. They taught me the principles they knew would guide me in my life but ultimately it was up to me. Through many experiences, great and small, I have come to a knowledge for myself that God lives, that He loves us- His children- and that He wants us to return to live with Him again. His son Jesus Christ died for my sins, and in these latter-days restored all the truths of His atonement to the prophet Joseph Smith. These truths give me direction in every decision I make. Emily:I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder-Day Saints my whole life. Nothing brings me greater joy than knowing that I am a daughter of God, that He loves me and hears me when I pray. I know that Jesus Christ lives, that He died for me and

How I live my faith

Emily and I are the lucky teachers of Nursery, the church's Sunday School program for any children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years. We love the smiles and hugs we receive every Sunday from each little child. We feel like they teach us so much more than we could ever teach them. They are such great examples of charity, happiness, and Christ like humility. It's no wonder why the Savior said, "Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little achildren, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven."