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Hi I'm Erin

I've lived in Utah my whole life. I am just about to leave on a mission to the Tennessee Knoxville Mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am pretty artistic. I love drawing, playing the piano, and singing, and I hope that I'll be able to find more ways to express myself creatively in the future. I went to a year of college, and once I'm back from my mission I'll continue that. I have no idea what I'm going to be doing as far as schooling goes, but I'm not scared about that. I'm more excited to see what I figure out for my future because I know when I stick with the Lord, He'll direct me where I need to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church. Sometimes I wish I could have found it on my own because then I feel like I could have one specific moment when I really knew it was the right church for me, and then I'd know more about what life is like outside of the church. I wouldn't give this church up for any of that though. In reality I think I know what life is like outside of the church simply because I'm human. I have made mistakes, and gone against things of the church just because everyone does at one point or another, and those moments don't feel good. However, once I repent and make an effort to come back unto Christ, I feel so light. Like nothing can stop me from accomplishing what I want. Even though I never had one solid moment of going from "I don't think the church is true" to "Yes. This is what I've been looking for. This is the true church" I continually have small moment here and there that continue to build my faith in the Book of Mormon, Christ's atonement and the LDS church. Everything about the church makes me feel good. It's truly God's one true church.

How I live my faith

I have a few callings in my ward right now. I play the piano for a group of women called Relief Society, and I help provide food for the Linger Longers, which is just what it sounds like: We "linger longer" after church and enjoy a little snack together. I also visit teach a few girls in my ward. I go visit them and just get to know them and find out what's happening in their life. I try to help them in any way possible, and at the end of their visit, if they are okay with me doing so, I will share a short message from the church with them. I also have recently been called as a missionary for Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints, in the Knoxville Tennessee Mission. I'm so excited to spread the gospel to the people of Tennessee. Although I don't know any of them, I already feel such a love for those people.