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Hi I'm Lizzy Gerard

I grew up just outside of Washington DC, about to embark on a LDS mission to Japan, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student in Utah and recently have decided to put my efforts and service to a LDS mission where I will be serving in Japan. While I was blessed to have grown up in a Japanese immersion program, my love for the Japanese people and culture ignited at a early age. Seeing now that I will be serving a mission there made me so happy and grateful for my previous experiences with Japan. In addition to Japanese, I have a love for Fashion and design. I love sewing and hope one day to create my own clothing line.

Why I am a Mormon

Though I have been blessed to have been born in this church, my love and testimony of this faith exponentially grew in my early teens. I found out on my own who Christ was and the love He had for even the useless and the weak. I knew Christ through the words of prophets and messengers in the Old and New Testament and especially in the Book of Mormon. I knew that from a simple act of kneeling and praying to God that all of my thoughts and worries were heard. I found all things to be true and I continue in this faith because of the hope and truth it contains, but more importantly I could not live a life without the love and help from Jesus Christ. He is my Redeemer, Messiah, and Savior and He lives!

How I live my faith

I believe the appearance of how one looks portrays who they are. With my love for fashion, what I wear and how I wear something is important to me. But what I strive more in my daily outfits is modesty. With a world that implies beauty is the revealing of one's body, I find that by keeping my body properly clothed not only protects me but implies the person who I choose to be. By deviating from the latest fashion trends, I am "different" than others and I see my worth as child of God by being modest. I live my faith by showing others that I respect myself, love God, and choose to be His follower by keeping myself unspotted from the world.