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Hi I'm Elizabeth

I am a Democrat. I was a delegate for President Obama. I run four frozen yogurt franchises in WA and OR. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the same house my whole life. When I was eighteen, I converted to the Church. Then I got married and moved to Hawaii for two years. When we moved back to Washington, we bought a house right next door to my parents. My parents are not members of the Church, but support me. I am the mother of two children. When my children are in school, I am busy running a popular self-serve frozen yogurt franchise. We have four locations now, and plan on opening at least ten. Another tidbit about me is that I am a Democrat. I love politics, and I also love getting into political discussions with friends of mine. I am a very independant strong woman. I love my family, and I love my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I haven't always gone to church. When I was born, my parents were not members of any religion. I remember always feeling that there was a God, even from a very young age. I remember being about three years old and hiding behind the couch to pray. I would ask Heavenly Father to show me that he was there. Some neighbors of mine had girls my age. We grew up as friends, and when I was twelve years old, they invited me to girls camp. Girls camp changed my life. I was able to meet so many wonderful people who were good examples to me. I was able to learn that I was a daughter of God, and that he loved me. I started going to youth groups at the LDS church, as well as another Christian church that my good friend belonged to. I began to pray about which was true. I also began to read the Book of Mormon and pray if it was true. I had a warm, growing feeling inside of me, and I knew I was headed down the right path. To this day, I know with every fiber of my being that this is the true Gospel. It makes me truely happy deep down in my soul. I am not afraid of any trials that may come in my life, because I know where I came from and where I am going. I know that I have a Father in Heaven who watches out for me and cares for me. I try everyday to live the way He would want me to.

How I live my faith

At Church, I teach the children ages 3 to 12 music. We sing songs about the Gospel every Sunday. Teaching the children these songs are very important to me. My children learn so much through song, therefore I know how important music is in teaching children. The songs help them understand concepts of living the gospel like loving one another, being kind and helpful, and being happy. I work very hard every week to make singing time a fun and successful event. I know that the children look up to me as an example, and I try to share my testimony of the truthfulness of the lyrics every week. I not only want them to learn the lyrics, but take them to heart and live them. I also live my Faith in everything I do. I am constantly looking for ways to serve others in the community. Through our yogurt shop, we are able to do fundraisers for organizations and people in need. I love bringing the community together to help others. One time, we did a "fishing for bears" event with the local police department. It was a huge success in the community, and we were able to get hundreds of stuffed bears for the police to give to children in crisis. We also have raised thousands of dollars for Muscular Dystrophy, Leukemia, and local schools as well. I use our business as a tool to reach out to those in need.