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Hi I'm Olivia Esplin

I am the fifth child of 8 and the oldest girl. I am also soon to be the fifth missionary of my siblings in Lisbon Portugal

About Me

I am currently a college student stumbling around and trying to figure out what my life's calling is! So far it has included English Literature and the language Portuguese. I love traveling around the world any opportunity I get so maybe I will try and work that into the plan. I was fortunate enough to be born as a middle child to a large family of overachievers and goofballs. We love camping together in between arguments over who gets the last slice of chocolate cake. I love having nine different people to call if I need a chat or help.

Why I am a Mormon

Every time I follow the counsel and teachings of the church, I receive a steady and uplifting feeling that it is right. For me, as I have seen this church lived, it has only shown good and desirable results that can only come from God.

How I live my faith

A philosophy of the church that I have always loved is that we can find truth in every corner of the world. As a student I have had the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of topics from the secular to the spiritual. Living my faith has been a wonderful experience as I have learned to marvel at every turn how God has filled his creations with such beauty and I am grateful for the perspective it gives me. In spite of the perspective, every day is not easy. God gives trials to everyone without exception. However, on those days, i know he makes it easier. Life was not meant to be easy, but it was meant to be joyful and to help us achieve a better version of ourselves every day. I am so grateful to have the church as my life and as a strong arrow to a more constant relationship with God.