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Hi I'm Emma

I am going to be a missionary in Brazil. I love the gospel and I want to share it with others. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I just finished my first year of college at BYU where I want to major in photography. Someday I hope to be a wedding and portrait photographer. Right now, I am now putting a pause on my education to serve a full-time mission! I have been called to serve in the Brazil Curitiba South mission. I will learn a new language and teach the people there about what I know is true for 18 months! I am the oldest of seven children in my family, and I love being a part of a big family!! They are my best friends. I love music, being outside, traveling, and trying new things. I've played soccer since I was little and I love taking pictures of anything and everything!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, which is something that I am extremely grateful for. I don't know what I would do if I didn't have the direction that it gives me in my life. I know that I am loved more than I can imagine by Heavenly Father and Christ, and I have felt that love on many occasions. We are all children of Heavenly Father! He knows us better than we do and He wants the best for us. Sometimes we can't understand why hard times come, but He sees the bigger picture and I know that trials are given to us for a reason. He won't throw anything at us that we can't handle. I also know that we have been sent to earth to be tested and to learn what we couldn't learn in heaven. Thinking about things in that perspective really help me to get through the hard times in my life. I know that if I stick to what I know is right, I will be blessed in this life and also in the next! I want more than anything to make it back to my Heavenly Father knowing that I did my best. Our best is all He wants! I am so grateful for the peace that I have knowing about the gospel. I know that everything taught in the gospel is true. I have a strong testimony of the happiness that can be felt when we do what is right. I love the gospel!!

How I live my faith

My beliefs have shaped my entire life. I am far from perfect, but I try every day to become more like my Savior. My faith is strengthened as I read the scriptures, pray, and remember Christ in all that I do. I also love going to church every Sunday! I can't wait to teach the people in Brazil about what I know is true. I'm a little nervous too, but I know that Heavenly Father will turn my weaknesses into strengths! (Ether 12:27) Most of all I just want to be a good example to the people around me and represent Christ the best that I can.