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Hi I'm Erin

I grew up surrounded by the beauty of Northern California. I love videography. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a college student at Brigham Young University. I have always lived in California I until about a month ago when I packed up my life and moved 755 miles east, to Provo, Utah. My major is Mathematics Education and I hope one day to become a middle school math teacher. I have always loved math (and been pretty good at it too). During high school, my younger brother and sister would ask me for help with their math homework. This is when I realized what I wanted to be. I then became involved in tutoring programs at my school and also did some tutoring outside of school. Another thing that I am passionate about is photography and videography. I have made a couple of wedding videos and loved every second of it. I love to have fun. I love concerts and waterfalls and my mom's cooking.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only church on this earth that has the full truth. I know that the church is true because I have read the Book of Mormon and have felt the Spirit while doing so. I know that Thomas S. Monson has been called of God to act as a messenger. The words that the prophet speaks are from God; they are what He wants us to hear. One of my favorite things that this gospel teaches is that it is never too late. Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can all be completely forgiven of our sins. We can turn to the Savior in times of trouble, stress, sadness, danger, confusion, unsurety, joy, excitement, and gratitude, and He will always be willing to listen, to help, and to comfort. The message of this gospel is one of hope, one of joy, and one of comfort, and that is why I love this gospel. I know that the only way back to our Father in Heaven is through the Atonement of our Savior Jesus Christ, and that is what this gospel teaches.

How I live my faith

In the past, I have held positions in my Young Women's presidency. I served as a secretary for some time and later served as a second counselor. One of my favorite callings though, was not exactly my calling- it was my dad's. He was a member of the high counsel for a few years. This means that once a month he would travel to a different ward and speak on an assigned topic. He always needed youth speakers to speak with him, so I traveled with him almost every time. I learned that it is important to listen to the Holy Ghost while preparing talks, because certain people in the congregation need to hear certain things. There is one Sunday that I spoke with my dad that I will never forget. In my talk I shared a story about a man who used to be a drug addict, a criminal, a thief. He had gotten in trouble with the law multiple times, try to recover, only to find himself back in trouble. One day, he committed a robbery and was hiding from the police. He heard a voice that said, "I'm still here." It was his Heavenly Father, our Heavenly Father. With God's help and through the power of Jesus Christ's Atonement, he was able to fully recover and resist the sins that he had been struggling with. After that sacrament meeting, I was approached by a woman who proceeded to tell me that there was a family, new to the ward, that had a son who had just recovered from drug addiction. The Spirit will prompt you, if you are receptive, to what you should say and do. I currently am serving as communications specialist in my ward here in Provo. This means that I am in charge of the ward's Facebook page, Instagram, and notifying the ward about upcoming events.