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Hi I'm Elisabeth

I am a college student, a musician, a runner, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an Idahoan and I love it! Backpacking in the Tetons is one of my favorite summer adventures. I like to run, especially on mountain trails, and enjoy being with my family. I'm the oldest of seven children.We enjoy canoeing, hiking, skiing, singing, and doing many other things together. I am a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho majoring in Music with an emphasis in voice. I enjoy singing both classical and jazz music. I love being a student and learning new things. I am excited to soon be serving in the California Santa Rosa Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have seen the blessings that come from living the teachings of the Church. I feel purpose and direction in my life because I know the Plan of Salvation. I am confident and empowered because of the knowledge that I am a beloved daughter of God. For a long time I took it for granted that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was true. I was surprised at the very idea that it might not be true. As I grew up and began to feel uncertain about the truthfulness of the gospel, I decided to pray for a confirmation that it was true. I did not receive a big answer, but I felt warmth and peace in my heart. Every time that I pray sincerely I feel God's presence and His love for me. Every time I intently study the scriptures I feel that the words are true and that they are important. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I believe that I live my faith by obeying the commandments and trying every day to follow the example of Jesus Christ. I strive to be the same person at school and at work that I am at church. Right now I teach my elven-year-old brother's Sunday school class. Every week I prepare a lesson from the manual and teach them from the scriptures. Teaching the truths of this gospel helps me to learn them better. I try to do musical numbers regularly in church, so that I can help people feel closer to God through music.