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Hi I'm Emilee

I'm currently serving as a full-time missionary in the Texas Houston Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Holladay, Utah and I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all my life. I'm so grateful to have been blessed with wonderful parents who have taught me the importance of being a faithful follower of Christ. I am the youngest child of six and am known as "Aunty Em" to four nieces and two nephews. I love to read, play the piano, sing, bake, hike the beautiful Utah mountains, color with my neices, and most of all spend time with my loud and crazy family. I attended school at BYU for two and a half years and I plan to return there after my mission to study nursing. I am currently serving and 18 month mission in Houston Texas and there's no where else I'd rather be! I'm a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I grew up in this church I still had to find out for myself if it was true by asking God. I have felt the joy, peace, and happiness that comes from living the commandments of God and gaining a relationship with my Father in Heaven. I have felt His love and guidance in many circumstances. The Book of Mormon helps me understand my purpose here on earth. It is this Gospel, Heavenly Father, and Jesus Christ that help me maintain hope and happiness. I know I can return to my Heavenly Father's presence and I know this is the way for me to do it. The reason I have chosen to serve a mission is so that I can help others know of God's great love for them.

How I live my faith

I love the scripture that says "What manner of men ought ye to be? Verily, verily I say unto thee even as I Am." I live my faith by striving to be a Christ-like daughter of God. I constantly fall short of this, but I know that the Lord sees me for what I can become and with His help I can continue to grow and improve. I live my faith by trying to make every day a happy one! God has blessed us with so much in this life and he wants us to be happy because we are His children and He loves us so much! Right now I'm living my faith by serving as a full time missionary in the Texas Houston Mission. Being a missionary is the best! I love serving God and his children, and sharing His plan and purpose with them. This gospel has blessed my life more than I know how to express. Living this life as a member of the church is living with the best life I could ever know, and I want others to know the same joy I have felt.