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Hi I'm Elena Martineau

I grew up in rural New Mexico. I was home schooled. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a full time missionary in the Adriatic North Mission. I am learning Croatian and Serbian and possibly Bosnian later on. I love reading the scriptures and saying my prayers. I like being outside and just enjoying the peace and beauty of the world. I love animals and spending time with them. I've traveled to Mexico, Spain, and Jordan. Someday I want to travel the world. I love snow and cold, and winter time. I like the other seasons, too. But the snow is fun and pretty.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, so I was taught everything young. I believe every thing that is taught. I have chosen to stay because I was taught that there's life after death for every one. It's not just the saved people that go to heaven and the "not saved" go to hell even if they're good. I also want to stay because this church is true. We have a prophet who leads and guides us in this crazy life. I know the prophet is a true prophet. I can just feel it when he speaks and I love it. I know all the prophets before him were true also. If God had prophets back in the Bible where they would just pop up in evil cities why couldn't he have them today. I love the story of Joseph Smith and I believe it. I truly love missionary work, I smile every time I think of it. I want to get married in the temple someday and live forever with my family. I know Heavenly Father loves us and listens our prayers. We can live with him again some day.

How I live my faith

I try to always live the comandments. And try to be a happy example for every one. Some times people ask me about my church and I tell them, that's pretty fun.