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Hi I'm Emily Lane

Hi I'm Emily, family means everything along with my dog, laughter, and dance, and I'm a mormon!

About Me

My name is Emily and I am totally devoted to my dog Ruby! Although leaving her for a mission was very tough it has been exstremely rewarding! I was recently called to serve as a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Illinois Chicago West Mission, Spanish speaking. My heart is filled with joy that I have this opportunity to share the gospel with the beautiful people of Chicago. Being a missionary is the best decision I have ever made in my life. Seeing the gospel change lives, even my own life, has been an expierence I could never forget and will always cherish. The blessing it is to be apart of the mighty change of heart in indivual lives is more rewarding then anything of this world. I am so grateful to be here serving, to be apart of missionary work at this time. I love being a missionary!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know without any doubt that this is Christs restored gospel on this earth. I have read the Book of Mormon, prayed and meditated about the teachings and doctorines it contains and I recieved an answer for myself. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, it is greater then all other possessions we have in this world. It is the evidence to the truth. I know the power of the promise it contains and there is not a soul who can deny it if they do as it says to read, ponder, and pray about it. My family means the world to me, it frightens me to ever think of losing one of them but I know that through this Restored Gospel I have the chance to live with them through the eternities. My Heavenly Father has testified to me the surety of his plan for us and I know it exists. I know our time on earth is only temporary, a time of learning, and a time to perfect our weaknesses. This gospel means everything to me. That is why I am a Mormon, that is why I am a missionary, I want everyone in this world to have the chance to come to know of the gospel and the blessings that come from it. The church is true and I would never deny it.

How I live my faith

I try my best to live in such a way that people who know me but don't know Christ will want to know Christ because they know me. I love this phrase! Being a missionary gives me this opportunity every day! Being able to constantly devote time to others only strengthens my testimony, studying for their specific needs helps me grow in spirit and helps them realize the beauty of the gospel. I know that faith is not just believing but acting as well, doing the little things every day like reading, pondering, praying, and service. etc. helps us to become stronger in our faith. My faith increases when I strive to live more like my savior and do the things which I know he would be proud of me for doing.