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Hi I'm Elizabeth Barratt

I'm a college student who loves discovering beautiful things, places, and people. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Things I love: flowers, Harry Potter, organizing, art (preferably impressionism), all things European, Taylor Swift, rainy days, little kids, seafood, and The Book of Mormon Dreams include (but aren't limited to): Returning honorably from my mission in Portugal, finishing my bachelor's degree in Public Relations, marrying the man of my dreams, being a mom to a big family, and visiting Paris as much as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it's what makes me happy. I feel at peace every single time I open my scriptures or get on my knees to pray. The more I focus on Christ, the more I see blessings everywhere and the world becomes a beautiful place. I'm a Mormon because it's gospel is so clear: LOVE is the most important thing. Love your neighbors, love your family, love everyone. We believe that when we are married in the temple, we are married for eternity, and our families will be together forever. That is true love. Mormonism is about trying to be a better person every single day. It's about progression, and becoming our best selves. Mormonism is about service and sharing and happiness. God loves each of his children equally and perfectly, and wants us to be happy so badly. I truly believe He is waiting for us to come to Him, and as soon as we do, blessings and joy flow into our lives. I'm a Mormon because it is the truth, and I know it is.

How I live my faith

Right now, I serve my congregation and the LDS church by taking care of 13 other women my age and making sure they are doing well and always have a friend. I make sure that they are all serving each other and are happy and healthy. AKA Visiting Teaching District Leader I am currently called to serve as a full time missionary and am called to the Portugal, Lisbon Mission. I will be serving from February 2015- August 2016. This is a dream come true and I cannot wait to serve!