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Hi I'm Elle

I grew up in Utah. I love cheering at football games. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student, who loves to spend time with my friends. We enjoy doing almost anything outside, or even just siting inside to watch a movie. I have many dreams I hope to accomplish sometime in my life. I love to read! you can but any book in front of me and I know I will end up loving it! It is one thing that will help me relax or just a way to pass time. I love sports! I play soccer, basketball and will do my best to attempt to play anything with a ball. But one of my most favorite things to do is watch football with my family. Whether we are sitting up in the stands cheering for family, friends or our favorite team, or maybe just siting at home watching a game on TV. One thing that I love to do is work with the kids in the UCBT from my high school. I love animals, music, gardening, and being active.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? I have grown up in the Mormon church my whole life. I have questioned my testimony at times but have always had experiences that have answered all of my questions and doubts, and was always reassured. I had the opportunity to go to my first year of college this past year and was able to go with all of my friends. We were all really excited to be able to be entering this next chapter in our lives together and couldn't wait to see what was in store for us. A few months had passed by and we all kind of went our separate ways with making new friends and in finding who we are. One of my friends had gotten all caught up in the wrong crowed and started to make choices that were going to effect not only the rest of her life but my life as well. My friend is also a Mormon and we had grown up together and had a lot of the same standards, but as the year went by our standards became more and more different. After a lot of events started to happen she began to feel really sad and trying to fill a void that she felt in her life. I was really sad because there wasn't anything that I could do for her other than just being there for her. I didn't the best I could but there are just some things I couldn't help her with. Lucky for us we had some great neighbors that hold the priesthood and were able to give her a blessing of comfort that not only touched her heart and helped her feel better and become stronger to change her life around; but that touched my heart and helped me in ways that I didn't know I needed help. She was able to help teach me many things that I didn't know and that night that she had received that blessing that experience helped my testimony grow so much. I am so grateful to be a Mormon and for the happiness that it bring into my life. I am so grateful for the love that my Savior has for all of his children and for the fact that he is always there when we need him. Whether we want our Saviors help or not.

How I live my faith

One thing that I had mentioned earlier was that I love helping in the UCBT unit at my high school. One of the things that we would help with is the Special Olympics for the high schools in my area. I love helping in anyway that I can because the joy that each child brings is more that one might be able to experience in a lifetime. I have had the opportunity to help plan events for the youth in my neighborhood, and also set up camping trips. I was able to teach in my youth Sunday school class and participate in any kind of activity with them. I have had many chances to visit with some of the women in my neighborhood, whether it be the widows, the young mothers, or college students to visit with them and find out how they are doing and see if there is anything that I can do for them. I love helping my brothers with boy scouts and helping them get whatever they are working towards, and just cheering on friends and neighbors at sport, art, theatre, or musical events.