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Hi I'm Elise

I'm from Austin, Texas. I'm a dancer. I love live music. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a sophomore in college. I'm apart of a dance company at school, and I love to perform. I want to be an adoption counselor and help children get adopted. I've seen the blessing it has been to have eager and willing couples and families to have children through adoption. Also, I have been called to serve as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by my Heavenly Father for 18 months.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up being defiant. I would often go against what people would tell me to do, and I never took people's word. I always had to make decisions and find out truth on my own. That's how I came to know that this church was true. By personal prayer and confirmation from the spirit, I have developed a strong, viable relationship with my Heavenly Father. I know that he loves me and all of his children. I know that he has a plan for each of us. I feel the most joy when I follow the commandments that will lead me back to Him. I know that the Lord can speak to each of us if we have the righteous desire for Him to.

How I live my faith

As a missionary, I am able to preach the gospel to others every day. By teaching with the spirit, others can come to know the truth of His plan. Not only can others develop a personal relationship with our Heavenly Father, but they can receive any guidance they are seeking. His plan is a plan of happiness. I know that when I am doing everything I can to strengthen my relationship with Heavenly Father I find joy. I want everyone to be able to feel Heavenly Father's love for them.