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Hi I'm Elena Caroline

I am a full time missionary serving in Florida. I am Russian and one in a family of 28. I am proud to be a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Russia and I was adopted when I was 13 years old. I am blessed to be part of a large family of 20 girls and 6 boys, and of course 2 amazing parents. I love my big family. I love to play soccer, tennis, and swim. My favorite past time is to draw, listen to music, and shoot guns with my dad. I am a convert of 9 years and I love the true restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I have made a promise to serve God, remember His Son always, and keep His commandments. I am the first out of the kids to serve a mission and I LOVE it. This has been the best decision of my life. It has been an amazing blessing to see people change and follow Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because this is the one and only true restored church of Jesus Christ on the earth today. The Book of Mormon is the word of God as is the Bible. I know that God the Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith. God and Christ gave their power and authority to Joseph Smith because he was simply an instrument in Gods hands to bring about the fullness of the gospel back to His children in order for us to receive all the blessings that He has for us. I know that we have a living prophet today, Thomas S. Monson, who speak for God now. He is a seer, revelator, and Gods servant as was Joseph Smith. God is my loving Heavenly Father. He knows me by name because I am literally His daughter. I am eternally grateful that He send His Son to save us. Jesus Christ is His Only Begotten of the Father. He is my personal Savior and Redeemer. He knows how to lift and heal me. Christ has experienced all of my sin and took them upon Himself in order to cleans me and help me to prepare myself to stand spotless before God at the last day. Jesus Christ gave up His life for me and set the example I need to follow. I want to follow in my Saviors footsteps. I have found out for myself that this is the true church of God and Christ by asking God. I know that this church has all of the full doctrine of Christ. I am a Mormon because I choose to be part of Gods kindom and live with Him, His Son, and my family for all time and eternity. It is who I am and what I stand for. I can not deny the truth.

How I live my faith

I have been called by a living prophet of God today to serve the wonderful people of the Florida Orlando Mission. Every single day of my life is dedicated to serving the Lord because I truly love Him. I invite others to come to the fold of God by developing faith in Jesus Christ and His everlasting Atonement, repenting of their sins, being baptized by someone who holds the authority of God, and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. I love to teach Gods children about the plan that He has for them and where they came from, why they are here, and where they go after they die. God has brought back His true church to the earth again for the salvation of His children. He loves us and hears us each and everyday. I know He has answers my prayers and guides me with the Holy Ghost. I show faith by always leaving the gospel of God and Christ. I read the scriptures everyday and set the example for those around me. I am happy to have the gospel in my life and share the truth with others around me. I live my faith by being worthy to represent Jesus Christ at all times, and in all things, and in all places.