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Hi I'm Erin Whitt

I'm a Mormon. I love reading and all of the performing arts: theater, opera, classical music and dance. I am married with a son.

About Me

My husband and I have lived for the past three years in Charlottesville, VA where he received his law degree. We are moving to the other coast to begin his career. We have been married for four years and I recently gave birth to our first child. I also formally had a career in marketing and PR, mostly in the performing arts, a big interest of mine. In my spare time I love to read the classics and do ballroom dancing.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS church and most of my family are members and have been for generations. Growing up in the church it was easy to believe in what I had always been taught. However, in my early twenties, when it was time to ‘fly the nest,’ I came to a crossroads where I could no longer lean on the testimony of others and I had to take a cold hard look at what I really I believed. Through a lot of prayer and scripture study I received special witnesses that the church was true. These spiritual experiences were never anything I could see or touch, they something I felt and were so powerful I knew I could never deny them. I know that the Plan of Salvation truly is the Plan of Happiness. The family is central to the LDS church. I think of this scripture often: Men are that they might have joy. Getting married in the temple to my eternal companion and having our first child has helped me realize what this really means. Living the gospel and following this course for my life has brought me greater joy than I ever could have imagined.

How I live my faith

I've had lots of assignments in the church, working with children, teaching the adult women's group, helping with activities for our congregation and I'm currently involved in emergency preparedness. Each assignment has been challenging but has brought many blessings in to my life and stretched me. They help turn my weaknesses into strengths.