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Hi I'm Elizabeth!

I'm a dancer, a pianist, a wife, a mommy and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have the cutest little boy and a wonderful husband! I graduated from college a few years ago with my bachelor's in business marketing and a minor in ballroom dance. Currently I'm helping my husband get through school by working part time as a marketing director. I've been dancing since I was a little girl and I've dance just about everything: ballet, ballroom, folk dance, hip hop, jazz, flamenco, Irish, you name it! I love to play the piano and I love music in general! I love being in musicals. My favorite was playing Dorcas in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"! I've put performing on hold right now to focus on what's most important: my family! So right now I'm loving life and trying to make the most out of what I've been given.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because it makes me happy! The Gospel of Jesus Christ brings me so much joy! It gives me purpose and helps me see how I fit in "the big picture." It teaches me that God is my loving Heavenly Father. That He has a plan for me and wants me to be happy and succeed in life. He prepared a way for us to return and live with Him again. That way is Jesus Christ. Christ lived and died for us. He was resurrected on the 3rd day like it says in the Bible. He lives! Because He lives, we can live again too. We can be with our family and friends who have passed on again some day! The Gospel gives me that hope. Everything good in my life, every blessing I have received, I can attribute it to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. By following Christ's teachings, my family relationships have been strengthened, I am confident in who I am, I find joy in serving others, I find comfort when times are hard, I know God hears and answers my prayers, and I know God loves me. Who wouldn't want those things in their life? I'm a Mormon because I have studied the Book of Mormon, prayed and asked God if it was true. I've done this a few times throughout my life and time after time I receive the same peaceful feeling that it is. It's true!

How I live my faith

Heavenly Father has blessed me with many talents and I feel that sharing them with others is one way to show my gratitude to Him and to share my faith with others. I've been the music director for the young children in our church and taught them songs about Jesus and His love for us. I've also worked with the teenagers in putting on a musical production that helped reiterate how they know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. It was amazing seeing these youth, many of whom would never have gotten up on stage to sing and dance in front of anyone, gain confidence and get out of their shells as they sang their testimonies of the Gospel. Additionally, since I was a young teenager I have been the pianist for our church choir. Music is one way I feel I can share my testimony with others. My husband and I try to make our home Christ-centered. Each Sunday we go to church for 3 hours. Many Sunday's we also go to a care home to help put on a worship service for the residents there as well! We pray as a family (as well as by ourselves) morning and night. We read scriptures together and individually. We've set Monday nights aside for "Family Home Evening" to learn more about Christ and bring our family closer together in faith and love. We follow the principle of tithing and pay 10% of our earnings to the Lord through His church. It may seem like a sacrifice for some, but the Lord has blessed us with everything we have and He continues to bless us! It's just a small way to try to repay Him! We attend the LDS temple weekly where we learn more about Heavenly Father's plan for us. These things have definitely blessed me and my family. I'm definitely not perfect, but I'm working on being the best I can be. Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps me do that.