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Hi I'm Elizabeth Haderlie

I love all things service, I am Tongan at heart, I adore people, And I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah. I graduated high school in May of 2013. I love Pottery, and Art. Anything to do with the Arts I love. My religion allows me to understand my desire to create, and admire others ability to create as well. God created all we see around us. He is the most supreme creator that has ever lived! So it only makes sense that I would have the desire to create. I love working around people with special needs. They seem to always bring out the best in everyone. And they sure know how to cheer you up if you are having a gloomy day! I one day hope to go to school to major in special education. In July of 2013 I learned to love the pacific people of Tongatapu. I went to the village of Papua to build a home for a family who never had the privilege of owning one of their own, yet came home with so much more than just the feeling of accomplishment for building that home. I came home with a deeper understanding of the love our Heavenly Father feels for each of his children individually. The people of Tonga strengthened my testimony of the truth of the message our church shares with others. I will forever be a Tongan Mormon at heart. I am preparing now to dedicate 18 months of my life to teach others about my church, and the happiness it can bring to them, and brings to me. I am called to serve in the Missouri, St. Louis Mission. I am humbled by the opportunity the Lord has given me to go to Missouri and devote my time to serving others, and bringing them to Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know without any doubts that this is Jesus Christ's church here on earth. The LDS religion teaches love, we love everyone as God loves all of his children. This love allows me personally to easily accept this church into all aspects of my life. The love I have received from the members that I have come in contact with, and the love I am able to give to others from the knowledge that God loves me in a way liberates me. This church can liberate you in ways you did not know were even possible. The much knowledge my religion has given me allows me to live my life in pure love. Love can change lives, Love can heal, Love can bring patience, Love can bring reassurance, and most of all God's love can bring to pass miracles in our lives. This church allows me to be forgiven of my mistakes if only I come unto Christ with a repentant heart. I can be healed through my Redeemer. He loves me enough to wash away my sins. His love is so powerful that he can forget the wrongs I have done. This church provides me with answers to any questions I might have, not only through the words of its living prophets, but directly from God. I can speak to my Heavenly Father through personal prayer and in turn, he answers my questions, and knows the deepest desires of my heart. He is my number one supporter. He loves me endlessly, and eternally. This Gospel also allows me to spend eternity with the family I am privileged to be a part of and love so dearly. God has blessed me with so much, and this Gospel is the biggest blessing of all.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving, and loving others. I find opportunities to serve in my community whether they be through my church, or through other organizations. I participate in my church ward weekly, and try to see and love others as God sees each of them. I love to talk about my church to members and non-members to help expand my knowledge of Gods love for everyone, and help others feel the love Christ has for them through me. I attend religion classes that my church offers to better expand my knowledge of the Gospel.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Elizabeth Haderlie
When Mormons speak of a testimony they are talking about the personal witness they have received through something called the Holy Ghost. Testimonies are gained little by little through everyday study of The Book of Mormon, prayer, faith, and trials. Our testimonies allow us to share with others our conviction to our faith. Testimony comes from the Latin root Test which means to Bear Witness. As we share our testimonies we bear witness of Christ, God, and their love for us all. Show more Show less