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Hi I'm Eric Lash

I grew up in Salt Lake City. I love to act, sing and dance. I go to the U of U. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi my name is Eric and I'm a performer. Ever since I was little, I have devoted my life to the arts. I act, sing, and dance professionally all over the Salt Lake Valley. I also love to learn. I attend the University of Utah where I am majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Theatre. I have hopes to one day go to Medical school and become a pediatrician. I enjoy being outside, swimming, and am an avid rock climber (specializing in bouldering and free climbing). I grew up with a small family (just my mom, my dad, my brother, and I), but I was always around my extended family. All of them helped me become the fun-loving person I am today. My favorite place on the face of the planet is New York City, because I love the culture and the big city feel. I am currently serving in the Mexico Pachuca Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God loves me. I know that he loves all of His children. I know that He wants to see us do well and be happy, and I hope that, as He helps me improve myself, I will be able to feel that love for all those around me. I am a Mormon because the Gospel of Jesus Christ provides a happier way for me to live. I am not bogged down by addictions or dependencies. I am able to live as a free agent, making my own decisions and striving to do right. Lastly, I am a Mormon because the Gospel of Jesus Christ gives me hope, because I know that God has a plan for me. I know that even if I make a mistake, there is a path to forgiveness, and I know that some day, I will be able to return to live with my family and my Father in Heaven.

How I live my faith

I guess I have always been a member of the church. I mean, I've definitely had my shortcomings and fallen prey to temptation on more than one occasion, but I have always come right back because I know the Church is what makes me truly happy. From a young age I was very engaged in my Sunday School lessons. I could recite at least a piece of every scripture story, a skill which I have sadly lost over the years. As I have grown, I have served as deacon's quorum president, teacher's quorum 1st councilor, and priest's quorum 2nd councilor. I have always striven to make sure that, through my calling, I could foster an environment of love and acceptance. One of the hardest decisions I ever made was going on a mission. I prayed day and night about whether or not I should go, hoping that I would get a different answer than I did. I have since realized that going on a mission is the most important thing I could do with my life right now. I want to be a doctor because I love helping people. What better way is there to help people than helping them change their lives for the better. Even if I am not successful in converting anyone, I will work my hardest to help them in any way that I can.