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Hi I'm Elliott Nutter

I'm a nerd, a reader, and a writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! I'm Elliott. I'm a shy kid, but at heart I'm a ball of fun! As a child I moved to Utah with my mom due to divorce and spent loads of time with my cousin. I wasn't too good at making friends until we moved again and I started to branch out in a new school. Around 2010 I got down life but while at a Halloween activity at church I met a person in my ward named Joy who quickly became one of my best friends and brought me out of the funk I was in and made me see how awesome life can be! I became an anime nerd, a writer, and just started to open up. My friend Joy soon went on a mission which deepened my love of the gospel. She is an ever example of Christ-like actions. After I school I went on a trip across the country to visit some of the Latter-day Saints church history sites, and then went off to Alaska! (Basically from New York to Alaska in one week!) I've got great friends who love me. I've found support through them and we talk about a range of things from book ideas to personal struggles. Me and my mom often watch movies together and I love doing anything fun. The world's a stage!

Why I am a Mormon

I've always gone to church, even though sometimes I haven't wanted to. I decided around 15 that I was going to try and be the best I could in the church. In 2010 was going through a sad phase, but eventually my friend Joy came into my life and through her I could see the power of the gospel. Even though I never doubted the church, she gave me faith in it, along with many things. When she went on her mission to Hungary, it just increased my desire to learn more about the church. As she emailed each week as she got closer to the gospel, I wanted to become closer to Christ and do all I could to live the gospel. Without her, I might have gone through life still being a "Mormon" but not living it. Due to her example, along with many others, I am not ashamed to say that I am in full activity in my faith. I now read and pondered many things in the church and always listen to leaders more than I did in the past. I have felt for myself the truth and virtue in the church to my very bones. When I cry reading scriptures or hearing a talk, I know that it's true. Other members strengthen me other day and make me want to be better. My soul is often uplifted and I always want to feel that. I know that Joseph Smith restored the church and I know he was a true, fun, honest prophet. I know our prophet today leads and guides us. And I know Jesus was and IS the Christ, and that he lives.

How I live my faith

I've always gone to church and loved being with other people. I like to listen to others talk and testimonies to build my own. Teaching is not my strong point, but I love it when I am about to tell someone something they never knew before. I've loved doing what I can do for church, even if I haven't done much, ha. Something that I always been, but I never realized until recently, is being a good example. Loving the gospel enough to have a good attitude about it. Recently I was told that I've helped someone just by going to seminary and having a great attitude there. I go to church and just have fun there. I never before considered that doing those simple things- going to seminary, reading my scriptures, going to church- were such big impacts about how I live my faith. I've decided to serve on the biggest service of all- a mission! I sounds like an adventure to me in which I'll give people my testimony and see so many others give theirs! Sharing a testimony is so important to me and I love to see the example of my friends who are in the church too. They boost my faith every day.