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Hi I'm Emma

I'm a native of AZ. I'm a mother of 7. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my wonderful husband for 15 years. We have 7 children ranging from age 1 to 14. My husband and the children are the joy of my life! I stay home and try hard to keep things in order. I love learning the gospel with my children. I have grown to appreciate so much more our Heavenly Father and the amount of love that He has for me and for each member of my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught the gospel of Jesus Christ from the time that I was born. I enjoyed growing up with 6 brothers and 2 sisters. I have fond memories of a loving father waking me up each morning to read from the scriptures and to pray as a family before we began our day. I have a wonderful mother who gave me such deep, strong faith in my Savior. I knew from the time I was very small that I could turn to the Lord for anything and that if I made a mistake, He would still love me. As we experience the many trials and challenges that life brings, I am often reminded of my parents and the strength that they gave me to turn to the Lord and stay close to Him. I have always loved the comfort and peace that I feel when I am trying hard to live the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have read the Book of Mormon many times and cannot deny the powerful witness of its truthfulness that I receive from the Holy Ghost when I pray about it.

How I live my faith

Each day I begin my day with prayer. I pray that I will be in balance with all of the responsibilities that I have, that I will have the strength to help my family with their many needs and have time to also help others. I pray that I will have the Spirit with me to guide my thoughts and actions and that I won't be offensive to that Spirit. I love to serve and help others and find myself planning and wishing and wanting to do so much but realize that sometimes I am running faster than I have strength. I am reminded that becoming like our Savior Jesus Christ is a process, a journey that takes more than a lifetime to achieve. Each day I try hard to do what it says above the window in my kitchen - "Enjoy the Journey." It is little by little that we make a difference in the lives of others. Whether I am helping someone by watching their kids, taking lunch to a friend, or giving someone a call to see how they are, I feel joy. It is the little things in life that really are the big things. There is great joy in living the gospel!