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Hi I'm Emily

I teach others the gospel of Jesus Christ in California. I have epilepsy. I love performing arts and the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love meeting other people like me. I love anything artistic like face painting, designing, scrapbooking, singing, and theater. If there is anything that you can be creative with, I’m usually doing something with it. Right now I’m really into drawing. I have been called to serve in the California Santa Rosa Mission from June 2017 to January 2019! I am excited to seve the Lord for those 18 months and look forward to meeting all of those children of God. I love being outdoors, biking, camping, or swimming and being surrounded by the Lords beautiful creation. I grew up with Epilepsy and was homeschooled because of it. I am now enrolled at BYU Provo but have put that on hold to serve a mission.

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel brings me so much peace and happiness in my life. There have been times in my life that the only person I felt I could talk to was the Savior. Those times when I should feel completely alone, but I don't because I know the Lord is right there with me. I want to keep that in my life, I want to show him that I am so incredibly grateful for it. I also want others to know they can have the same.

How I live my faith

I try every day to be happy and have a smile on my face. I try to live everyday with a perspective that my Heavenly Father loves me and wants the best for me, my friends, and everyone else on earth. I try to participate in any of the service activities going on at church and end up having a great time when I do. I try to be friends with anyone who needs one and try to be there when my friends need me. I think that having epilepsy has made me more sensitive to other people’s needs. Everyone has trials in their lives and I think we are all here to help each other out. I try to be a friend to everyone and hope that I make everyone feel loved and accepted by me.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Not all Mormons are required to serve missions. Young Women of the church may go if they wish to but are not required. Young Men on the other hand are greatly encouraged to go, but it is not forced. I feel it is a wonderful blessing to be able to serve a mission to where you are called to share the gospel and its hope to those who don't know of it. Show more Show less