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Hi I'm Emily

I'm a girl with a dream to change the world, one person at a time. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I really love people. I love how we are all children of our Heavenly Father and that we are brought together in families so we can support each other. I am the youngest of five children with an eleven year gap between me and my older sister. For all of those who are the youngest, I can sympathize, but let's be honest, we kinda get the best part of the deal... I also have a love for the medical field. I love learning about the body Heavenly Father gave us. As I study more, there is no way in my mind that God doesn't exist. Everything is so perfect and it's absolutely fascinating to me!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised LDS, but that doesn't mean that I didn't have to find my own way. My appreciation for the gospel came when things started to get hard. The teenage years can build or break you but I've found that with Heavenly Father's help, he can guide you to the right path. What I love about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the joy it brings to my life. I know that no matter where I go, the church is always there for me. It is a gospel of hope and gladness. I know that if I mess up, I can be forgiven. I know that my family is going to be together forever and that family is the center of God's plan. But the thing that I will always hold dear is the fact that I know that God is real. His love is real. He loves you. His atonement is real. I have felt it in my life when I feel like I can't stand my burden any longer but then I receive strength to continue forward. No matter what happens, I have faith that Heavenly Father will be by my side and that my circumstances are not forgotten. We are important to Him because we are His children.

How I live my faith

I have had the opportunity to volunteer in several areas in my local hospital. I started when I was 14 and I have loved it since then. Believe it or not, the hospital is a holy place for me. I would go around helping the sick and the injured as well as watching the nurses perform their duties. Service is a large part of my life and I love feeling the spirit as I reach outside myself to help someone else. Sometimes it's just the simple, small things that make the most difference. I was given the responsibility to be the president of the Laurel's class (those aged 16-18). It was one of the hardest things that I've ever done, but also the foundation of many blessings and cherished memories. There is nothing like being surrounded by the young women of the church. They are filled with light and the spirit. It has always amazed me how they could light up a room with a simple smile. I really enjoyed my time with them and as their Laurel's president because it was a chance for me to serve them like they had served me.