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Hi I'm Elisabeth Baird

I grew up in California. I want to serve my whole life like Mother Teresa. I am an artist. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love learning a language, because being ableto speak to people in their own tongue, is amazing. I love to serve people and be a friend. It is a priviledge. I love to paint and to draw, and to see God's hand in everything. This life is full of small gifts(and occasionally really BIG ones) from Him, and it is a beautiful part of my day to recognize them. I love working with kids. They are funny and serious, and I learn so much from being with them. That has been a huge gift and learning experince in my life. I am currently serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the Czech Republic/ Slovakia. I am so grateful to God for this oppertunity to go out and love and serve a different people, than I grew up with. I am an alumnus of the Orange County High School of the Arts, I graduated from the Visual Arts Conservatory, and have completed my first year an half of college, I spent a year living away from home in Switzerland, after graduation and am grateful for that experience and all the people I have met through that.

Why I am a Mormon

I have prayed to know if the Book of Mormon is a book authored by God. I have prayed to know if Jesus Christ truly is the Savior of the World, and if he still does call prophets here on earth to lead His Church until He comes again. I have felt God in my heart confirm to me through the Holy Spirit, that this is His church. That the Book of Mormon, like the Bible, is divine scripture. That Jesus Christ is my Savior and the Saviour of the world. That He does have a prophet that leads his church, ( currently President Thomas S. Monson) and that He loves me. But don't take me at my word for it ,see for yourself! Ask God yourself, and I know He will let you know what is true. He will lead you AND guide you! Don't be afraid to ask God those important questions! He will answer. I believe some of life's best journeys start with an honest question. If you want to know truth , you need to ask good questions. That takes some soul searching. Don't be afraid to do that. Your heart will tell you what you need to ask, whaty you need to understand to grow. Pray in faith and God will answer YOUR questions of the soul. My life has been greatly blessed by prayer and communication with God. I have been changed by His grace. I hope I never go back!

How I live my faith

I pray every day to God. I consider God to be my Father in Heaven. Like any functioning relationship, I try to speak with him daily so we can grow close together. I have been learning how to listen in return, and understand when and how he answers my Prayers, and the Prayers of my family. I am grateful to have been raised by parents who brought me to church and taught me how to recognize the hand of God in my life. I try really hard to follow the voice of the Holy Spirit, as it guides me in understanding what direction God has given me in my life. This has really enriched my life and my relationships with my family and friends. I try to be a friend to everyone I meet. I have learned that by patiently listening for the voice of God and recognizing when He speaks to me through His spirit, I am happy. I have had some WONDERFUL experiences that way in my life!