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Hi I'm Emilee

I'm a nurse. I love music and keeping my body healthy. I enjoy tickling my husband. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy reading books. I love exercising, especially running, but not too fast! I play the piano and violin. I grew up studying ballet, and still dream about dancing. In this phase of my life, I am having many new experiences. I am a wife, going on five months of bliss with my husband. We are excited and a little nervous to be parents. After graduating from nursing school in April 2014, I am adjusting to my new career as a registered nurse at a care center. I have gone through plenty of stressful and humbling moments, but also some confidence-building and rewarding moments.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have always loved the Church. In high school, my convictions were tested when I viewed a program that placed Joseph Smith in a negative light. My faith was shaken and I began to doubt everything, including my belief in God. The time was a dark one. I mourned the hope and light and perspective that had once carried me through my insecurities. However, I never stopped reading the scriptures and praying daily. I chose to fake it till I made it. Sometimes I wondered why God allowed me to doubt my religion. One day, I came across some scripture in 1 Corinthians 2: "11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God... 14 But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned." I realized that some things cannot be logically explained because they are spiritual, and so they must be discerned and understood through God's Spirit. I remembered that I had felt peace and joy and warmth when I read the Book of Mormon, or when I heard a song about Joseph Smith. I did have a testimony - a witness of the Spirit the Joseph Smith was a prophet who restored Christ's church upon the earth. I derive such joy, comfort, and assurance from being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know the man who leads this Church, Thomas S. Monson, is a prophet of God. I can feel it as he speaks, that he speaks the will of God and guides us to help us come unto Christ and make decisions. I love the Book of Mormon. It is a powerful testament of Christ and has helped me to draw near to Him. Thanks to this Church, I understand my relationship with God - that He is my Heavenly Father and loves me more than I can imagine. He has a wonderful plan and mission for me to fulfill.

How I live my faith

I am one of the leader's of the women's organization in our church. I try to keep track of the women in our congregation and how they are doing. I try to pay attention to the needs of these women and help plan and coordinate activities to meet those needs and help the women get to know each other. I've found that as I get to know sisters in the ward, I come to love her. Each is going through difficulties and challenges and can benefit from association from the strength and faith of other women in the congregation. As we help each other, we can feel God's love for us and others.