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Hi I'm Ellen

I'm from Melbourne, Australia. My family is the coolest and i have mild-superpowers I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I studied filmmaking after high school and i loved it. My dream job would be to make music videos for awesome bands and/or documentaries/biopics. i have a strong interest in Human Rights awareness and activism- i have volunteered for the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival here in Melbourne a few times and would love to incorporate that in my future career. My mum is maori and my dad is canadian but i was born and raised here in Australia. I love anything mexican- people, food, culture, language, i love speaking spanish. My family is very musical, we each learned an instrument growing up and even had a band when we were all under the age of 12- there are 6 of us kids so it was definitely interesting! i played guitar and sang, but my favourite instrument is the drums. I love playing basketball and travelling.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents taught me about the gospel of Jesus Christ growing up. I chose to continue to go to church for myself because i asked Heavenly Father if what they had taught me was real and that if this was really His one true church on this earth and He said that it was. I wanted to know for myself that i was on the right path. My answer took a while to come- it was little by little through prayers, asking, studying and going to church, but now i know. It gives me peace and joy and hope in a world that I feel doesn't. God is real, He has a plan and central to the plan is Jesus Christ. I know that because as I learn more about it all, i feel that it is right. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is led by Christ through a living prophet and apostles today.

How I live my faith

i teach classes to young adults on how to prepare to be missionaries and I organize service to be given to those in need in the local area- meals, visits, physical help.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

God has called prophets to lead His Church in our day, just as He did anciently. The current prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Thomas S. Monson. He is assisted by two counselors—Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. Together, they make up the First Presidency of the Church (much like Peter, James, and John after Christ’s death). All members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are apostles and prophets. Show more Show less