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Hi I'm Emilee

I'm a girl who works in a body shop. I'm about to graduate high school. I babysit 8 children on a regular basis. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old, and I have a deep and personal love for books. Reading is one of my few true lifelines that I hold onto while I'm still a "kid." Along with that is writing. I live and love to write; I keep a jumbo journal right next to my bed on my nightstand, and I hardly go a day without writing in it. I'm a sucker for adventure, and I love being outside. I love doing anything that gets my adrenaline going and gives me that rush of excitement that teenagers crave. That includes babysitting 8 beautiful children that I've been attached to for three years. I laugh a lot, love a lot, talk a lot... but I appreciate my alone time when I have it. I'm working towards getting my life started as soon as possible. But not too soon.

Why I am a Mormon

I WAS a Mormon because I was raised in this Church. My parents converted when I was a month shy of a year old, and I was baptized at 8 years old. I've never known anything else. I AM a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon all the way through and prayed about it. I got my answer. I've finished Personal Progress and earned my medallion, and I have had first-hand experience with the power of the Atonement in repentance and forgiveness. I have watched several baptisms, and there has never been a single one in which the Spirit wasn't present. I have a strong testimony of this Church, and I know that it has the complete truth. I'm not living off my parents' testimonies; I've gained my own through scripture study, prayer, faith, and service. I know where I stand in this world, and that is with this Church.

How I live my faith

I recently turned 18, however, I held several callings in the youth program. I have been the second counselor and president for the 12-13 year-olds, the first counselor for the 14-15 year-olds, and the second counselor and president for the 16-17 year-olds. Now that I have technically graduated from the youth, I still linger in to help the younger girls with their Personal Progress, which is an achievement program for the girls ages 12-19. Meanwhile, I'm awaiting my hometeaching and visting teaching assignments, and I'm so excited!