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Hi I'm Emily Rebecca Shumway

I was born and raised in Star Valley, Wyoming. I love spreading sunshine to everyone! I look for hope in my Savior! I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am from the mountains, Star Valley, Wyoming, I call home! From a family of 8 kids, I am lucky number 5! Born and raised on a dairy Farm! Taught by goodly parents how to work hard and to be diligent! I enjoy working side by side with my family! Making memories down by the river and horse rides in the open fields! I am an aunt of 4 nephews and 4 nieces; I love spending time with them! I love making people laugh and making them fill good about themselves! I enjoy anything kind of work on the farm! I love doing service and seeing people smile! I enjoy playing the Violin, Piano,sing and bike riding. I have a deep love for photography and nature! I enjoy learning new things and being adventurous!! Right know I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am serving in Minnesota, Minneapolis Mission!! The MMM, best mission ever! I love serving the Lord! Since I was a little girl , I always had a strong desire to serve the Lord! The Lord has blessed my life so much, now it is my turn to give back. One thing I love about being a missionary is experiencing the divine Love God has for each one of his Children. My heart is full of Joy and Love for the people of Minnesota!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for many reasons. Yes I was born and raised in the Church, but there is a time in my life I had to know for myself if the teaching are true. I never doubted what my parent and teacher taught me; but I did put their words to the test. I search and ponder the scripture daily and got down on my knees and ask God for guidance. I have read the Book of Mormon and knows without a doubt that it is inspired by God! The Lord has answered my prayer in small and simple ways. I know that this is The Church of Jesus Christ. I love this Gospel with all my heart. I know I am a Child of God. I am proud to be a Mormon! A disciple of Christ!

How I live my faith

I live each day believing and expecting that there are miracle! It is because of my faith in Jesus Christ that motivates me to share it with others! It is the sunshine in my soul that helps me have the courage to stand up what I believe. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is woven within me and in every decision I make. The choices I make will reflect my faith. This is who I am and how I live each day. I ask myself "what if the Savior stood beside me", " What would Jesus do". I always remind myself to keep thing in perspective and look at the world through God's eyes. I live each day full of hope, know that the sun will always shine no matter what!