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Hi I'm Emily

I am a college student. I am a daughter. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a native California girl but am currently studying elementary education at Brigham Young University in Idaho. I love to play sports especially basketball and baseball. I love children and work with them as often as I can. I grew up in the church and am so grateful for the many blessings it has brought me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but gained my own testimony of the church and all of its gospel principles. I am a Mormon because I know the book of Mormon is true. The stories told there in is a record of the people in the Americas. I know Joseph Smith endured hatred and physical beatings to bring forth the restoration of the Church in the 1800s. I know he was called of God and that he translated the Book of Mormon from the Brass plates. I know Thomas S. Monson is the prophet today. I have felt the spirit and seen the blessings of Priesthood power in my own life and cannot deny its existence. I love the blessings and reassurance I have in my life daily from the plan of salvation. I know who I am and where I came from. I am not afraid of death because I know it is not the end. We lived before we came down to this earth and we will live again after this life on earth. I know I have a Savior who knows me personally. He suffered and died for me on a cross and then was resurrected to walk among the earth again. I know how the Earth was created and why Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden. I know the scriptures are true as far as they are translated correctly. I know Jesus Christ lives and is my Savior. He is with me every day and carries me when life gets too hard for me to walk alone. He can carry you too.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church every Sunday and not only fulfilling my calling but magnifying it. I visit teach two girls at least once a month and share a message with them. I ask them how they are doing and if I can serve them at all. I become friends with my ward members as well as my local leaders. I ask for Priesthood blessings when I am sick or overwhelmed and in need of comfort. I do not wear clothes that are revealing or too tight. My body is a gift and I keep it covered up. I go to the temple as often as I can and perform ordinances there in. I participate in service projects in my community. I do not drink. I do not smoke. I do not use drugs. I keep myself morally clean. I do not use profanity. I live my life as if the Savior were standing beside me.