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Hi I'm Ella Harrison

I live in a little town in California, I love to go for long bike rides, laugh with toddlers, and watch movies. I'm a mormon.

About Me

My parents raised me in the church, and I was baptized when I was eight years old. I have three siblings, all older than me and going on missions, pets that I love to spoil, and I play clarinet + piano. I'm going to high school, and I love learning about things that grab my attention. I especially love seminary and strengthening with my testimony everyday. I don't even mind waking up early. I love enjoying the basic thought of life. I know my Heavenly Father loves each and every one of us so much and I am excited whenever I dream of his plan for me. I love swinging on a hammock at girl's camp, reading the scriptures, cool smoothies on a summer morning, going for walks with my family, feeling the peace of the temple, and smiling at strangers.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is the thing that makes me the happiest. I believe in the strength that comes from a family that is sealed together. I believe that my parents wouldn't have met if it weren't for the church, and they wouldn't be as happy and compatible without it. I am thankful for my parent's calling and for their example to me. Being a Mormon fills me with this incredible joy that I know my Father lives, I know that his son, Jesus Christ, loves all of us immensely, that families can be together froever, and that I can live my life in the richest way possible.

How I live my faith

I read my scriptures every day, I try to pray whenever I feel especially blessed, thankful, or if I feel a little lost and need some guidance. I play piano for our meetings. I babysit the couple's little kids when their parents want to go out for a Friday night date. I go to a religion class every morning (called seminary) before school, and I have built so many incredible friendships and have grown to love the scriptures and doctrine that we learn. I'm very open about being a mormon, and try to clear up some of the wrong information that people have heard about the faith. I go to church every Sunday and sing the hymns, even though I'm not much of a singer. Even if it sounds bad, it still feels good. I go to mutual (basically a youth group) every week, which bonds me together with the kids my age and the adults. It's all so wholesome and loving, and it's the best part of my life.