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Hi I'm Erin

I am a photographer. I am an avid blogger. I am a stay-at-home-mom and student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother. I became a mother through the adoption of both of my children. They are the light of my life. I am a photographer, and in the first year as a mother I took over 3000 pictures of my children. I am a wife. My family is my greatest blessing and in them I find my greatest joy. I am a writer and an avid reader. I love books. I am also living with multiple sclerosis. Because I know that my Father in Heaven is real, and I trust in his love for me, I have no desire to worry about the future. I know that my Father in Heaven will give me no trial greater than I can bear. And so I bear this disease with hope and happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a strong testimony that the gospel of Jesus Christ, the very same gospel that was upon the face of the earth during biblical times, has been restored to this earth. And it is known today as the Mormons or The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I know that through baptism by immersion my sins have been forgiven and continue to be forgiven through the gifts of the atonement. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that families are eternal. I know that through the atonement of Jesus Christ all men can return to live with their Father in Heaven, and their families for eternity. I obtained this testimony for myself. I prayed and asked God if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was the true church restored on the face of the earth. And in that moment a feeling came over me, and through that feeling, my answer came that yes it was the true church and it's teachings are true. Through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I have come to know what true happiness is.

How I live my faith

I live my faith daily. I have had the opportunity to work with the young women in the church. The young women were ages 12 to 18. It was a joy to work with them and to discover that our future is in very good and capable hands. I have had the opportunity to visiting teach, and visit women in our church on a monthly basis to make sure that they are doing okay and that their needs are being met. I have had many opportunities for service. I have been able to doing things ranging from setting up for a funeral, to holding a weeping child, Every opportunity for service has blessed my life. As the giver of service I have been the one who was edified and made better.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Mornon's believe that families are eternal. Mormon's believe that the family is the most important organizational unit within God's kingdom. We believe that there is no greater work, no more important purpose, than the work that is done within the home and family. Within our church we support the development of strong family relationships through various family oriented activities, through learning how to be a better family in our classes, and through our belief that families are eternal. Show more Show less