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Hi I'm Ephraim

I'm serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint, I love reading and writing, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy reading, running, singing, watching movies, walking around New York, playing my viola, and filling out social network profiles. I'm about to go on a mission to San Diego, California! I grew up in Dubai and then in Abu Dhabi, and most recently in Jordan. I've grown up with a strong and abiding faith in this Church and its principles, and I know that it is true.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know God knows me. I was born into the Church, and had been lived its principles all my life, but a few years ago, I started going to college and was faced with some tough, fundamental choices. I knew I had to choose what I wanted to do; whether to follow the path the Church offered, which would involve serving a mission, or to keep going to school and figuring things out on my own. What became clear to me was that I didn't have to figure things out on my own; I had someone who was right there with me, who understood me intimately and knew what would help me most. I just had to accept that and reach out to Him. I'm a Mormon. I follow the path God has set. And I know that if I continue faithful in this path, I and my family, and everyone I know, will be blessed.

How I live my faith

I served as a ward missionary in my ward for six months, which meant I helped our full-time missionaries in tending to members of our ward and inviting people to learn about the gospel. I was a youth leader when I was 13 and 14, and right now I'm serving a full-time mission in San Diego, California!

What do Mormons believe about family?

Mormons believe that families are eternal; that all of us are part of an everlasting, enduring family with God at its head. Because of this, we're all brothers and sisters, and the biological brothers and sisters we have are especially precious to us. We believe that the greatest sorrows and the greatest joys come through our families, and that God wants us to raise families on earth, to connect and touch and nourish. We know that if we endure, we will be together with our families not just now, but forever, through the ordinances of the gospel established on earth today. Show more Show less