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Hi I'm Emily Quiles

I'm a Spanish Jersey girl. I'm a dancer, artist, pianist, and cook. I'm a Mormon! (:

About Me

I'm currently studying in a BYU school and will be graduating in my next semester! I love playing sports, drawing, dancing, singing ever so often, although I'm not too good at it! (Haha!), I love to make crafts, crochet, teach, play the piano and flute, and make people happy. I love to learn! Whenever I get a chance to learn something new such as a language or a dance, I dedicate myself until I can fully do it! It's so much fun! I love people and learn from them whenever I can. Going on a mission was the best decision I have made so far and look back time to time at the sweet memories I was blessed with. I was able to learn so much and one of the best part was that not only did I learn about myself and others, I was able to learn how to forget myself, grow spiritually, and as a person as well.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up LDS, but never truly understood it. I knew the basics of the gospel, but didn't really put them into practice. My half-sister, came back into my life and began to teach me what the scriptures had to offer. I began to learn and it changed my life bit by bit. Once I decided to go on a mission, I made a decision of changing my life around. I decided this is the path I want to follow for the rest of my life and help my family now and my family to come in the future! Being a missionary has changed my life entirely! Throughout my younger years (especially high school), I searched for true happiness, sometimes in the wrong places, and never understood that the gospel was what I was looking for. This gospel is truly amazing and nothing will ever change me back to the person I used to be. I finished reading the Book of Mormon as a missionary April 2014, Easter Sunday. Once I finished the last sentence, I knelt and prayed asking if the Book of Mormon was true. I have never prayed about the Book of Mormon before nor have I truly read it all the way through nor understood the feelings many would explain to me when they read and prayed about the truthfulness. For the first time in my life, I felt a burning in my chest and know to this day without a doubt that the Book of Mormon is true. The trials I've faced have shaped me and made me into the person I am today. D&C 122:7, "...know thou, my son, that all these things shall give thee experience, and shall be for thy good." I am so grateful to have this change in my life. It has helped me be able to grow, learn, and help others come unto Christ. I know that Christ lives and He sacrificed His life for us to be able to return to our Heavenly Father once again and give us all the opportunity to be with our families for all eternally. I have no doubt of the gospel and just as Joseph Smith said, I knew it that God knew I knew it and I could not deny it.

How I live my faith

As a returned missionary, I strive to study my scriptures everyday, pray, and get closer to God each day. I've never been able to realize how much our Heavenly Father truly loves me until I served a mission and felt His love for me and those around me. He helps me every step of the way throughout my life and I am so grateful to have Him by my side each day. I'm so happy to have the Gospel! It has helped me reach out to Him even more each and every day in my life and learn what it truly means to trust in Him and His plan for me. It's literally changed my life!