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Hi I'm Emily

I love laughing! And smiling at the little things. And I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

I'm a college student! But I am currently serving a mission in the Alpine German-speaking mission. I'm studying to become a public health administrator. I have a background in Irish dance and absolutely love Irish culture and food. I love reading romance novels, playing the piano, and goofing around in the rain. I love to travel, try new things (especially foods), hear peoples' life stories, and take naps. I'm a firm believer in laughter being the best medicine. I'm loving the mission so far and am so happy to be dedicating my time and energy to this work!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my whole life. I was born into an LDS family, and made the decision to join the Church at 8 years old. I knew the Gospel was true then, and know it even more today. I know because of the love the Savior has for me, and because of my love for Him. What He did for me has changed my life, and I will always abide by the commandments of the Lord because of it. I desire more than anything to return to Him someday, and to spend the rest of my life repaying Him for the Atonement. I am starting by serving an 18-month full-time mission to bring the Gospel to others.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by my daily actions. I keep the guidelines found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ including not eating or drinking certain things, watching my words, actions, and deeds, keeping chastity standards, and not indulging in worldly things. It may seem like a great sacrifice to some, but it has been nothing but a labor of love for my whole life. Going back, I would never choose to live it another way because I know the truth for myself. I also live it through taking daily actions to strengthen my testimony. Prayer, scripture study, and church attendance are vital for maintaining a strong testimony in the Gospel.

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Emily
The Church is pro-family and pro-life. We believe that life is precious, and we are all meant to have a chance to come here and experience an earthly life. Aborting a child robs them of that life and that chance. Everyone deserves to come here and feel the love that others have for them, and that their Heavenly Father has for them. Show more Show less