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Hi I'm Emily

I grew up and am raising my own children in Salt Lake. I work as an accountant and play as a violinist -- I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married with two children - my world revolves around my little family. I am an accountant, violinist, and volleyball enthusiast. I love being with family and friends. My ideal night is spent playing board games with my family or volleyball with a group of friends. I love hiking, skiing, rock climbing, camping and generally the outdoors, which is one of the main reasons it seems ridiculous to live anywhere but Utah. I play in the local symphony to keep up on my 20+ years of musicianship.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been active in the church. I have had my doubts and questions but the core principles of the Gospel have always been clear to me. I understand that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is run by Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ through imperfect human beings. I do not allow the negative comments of others (member or not) to waiver what I've come to understand and believe. My eternal salvation is based on one person's actions, and that person is me - I feel the weight of that responsibility and take charge. I am grateful for my testimony and for the happiness that the Gospel brings into my life. Though I am not outgoing enough to share my testimony frequently with others, I strive to be an example to those around me of my beliefs and bear testimony in my heart.

How I live my faith

I have primarily worked with the children in the church for the last few years. I helped keep things organized for them each week in my ward by making sure there were always teachers and other leaders for children to learn and grow from in the Gospel. I was given the opportunity to teach the children every few months. I have seen the great potential that these sweet spirits have and the future they will bring to the church and world. I have recently been asked to volunteer as a teacher for the women in our ward. It is a blessing to work with so many different age groups, backgrounds, and personalities in a setting where we are all united. The energy and love these women have for the Gospel is palpable.