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Hi I'm Emily

I'm a mother of 3. I like to play the piano, read, cook, and organize things. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

While I have lots of interests and hobbies, the most important and fulfilling work I do is the job of being a mother and a wife. I love spending time with my family talking, playing, laughing, learning and growing together.

Why I am a Mormon

My conversion has occurred slowly throughout my life. I feel privileged to have been raised with the gospel in my home. I've always known where to turn for peace, comfort, and happiness. I remember one particular lesson in Seminary, when I was in 9th grade where I felt the Holy Ghost so strongly I felt like I would burst. I feel like that was when I started to gain my own testimony. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is truly headed by Jesus Christ through a living prophet, which is Thomas S. Monson at this time. I know that Joseph Smith was truly a prophet of God, that he saw Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father, and that he translated the Book of Mormon from ancient records. I know the Book of Mormon is truly the word of God and that through studying it as well as the Bible and through prayer I can know God's will for me. I can receive direction and guidance for my life directly from God, if I seek and ask--and I know this is true for every one of God's children. I know that we are all children of God and that he loves us more than we can ever imagine. All he wants is for us to be happy. The most precious and profound gift he has given to us is the gift of choice. He wants us to be happy, but we get to choose.

How I live my faith

I go to church each week with my family. We have family prayers and scripture study each day. We have special family time at least once a week to help us learn and grow together. I have the privilege and opportunity to share my musical talents at church by playing the organ in Sacrament Meeting and singing in our ward choir. I also played the piano for the children's group for many years. I love how the church is the same no matter where you go. Of course people are different, but the gospel is the same and there is always love where there are true followers of Christ. We have lived on the East coast, the West coast and in the middle and in each place our ward (church congregation) has acted as our extended family. I feel like I am taken care of and I have the opportunity to take care of others--just like a family.