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Hi I'm Etiola

I grew up in California. I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my whole life.

About Me

I love to do anything with and for family. I am really family oriented. I grew up in a family of eleven kids total. It's rare that you find us not doing anything because we're always looking for something to do together. In my spare time I like to cook, bake, clean, and anything hands-on such as fixing cars or putting something together. I also love to learn and play piano, ukulele, and guitar although I'm not that good at it. When going places I love to take pictures of beautiful sceneries, so someday I would love to travel the world as a photographer :)

Why I am a Mormon

I grew as a member of the church. Life events and teaching moments that I've encountered has strengthen my faith and testimony not only in God, but in my beliefs in the church. Through such humbling and trying experiences I can truly testify that the Lord is there for us, knows us individually, and has a plan set for each and every one of us. Whether it may be difficult path or not, if we endure to the end, we will gain the blessings that the Lord has prepared for us. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has helped me as a young woman to prepare for so many things and life itself. Every guideline, teaching, or activity that I've experienced has always benefited my life in such a positive way and has motivated me to draw closer to Christ. This strengthens my love for God, the gospel, the Church, those that surround me, and so much more. I can truly testify that this Church has changed not only my life, but also my loved ones' lives for the better!:))

How I live my faith

In the past I've participated in organizing young women's activities, taught primary, and helped out in any way that I could with the church programs. I've participated in youth programs, church programs, and musical programs. My favorite part of it all was always the spiritual experience that I gained from participating or helping out with any church programs/activities. It always brought everyone closer together and having such a strong bond through the spirit and love that was felt. I always love expressing my faith and my beliefs in ways that others can relate to and seeing how much of a difference it makes not only to them but also in my life, by building and strengthening my faith and testimony in the Lord.