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Hi I'm Erin Blockston

I love animals, especially cats. I play the clarinet in a marching band. I'm a convert. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am going to college studying radiology, specializing in ultrasound imaging. I have a fat orange cat named Jorge who is my best friend. I play the piano and the clarinet. I have done marching band for 5 years now! I love the outdoors and making new friends. I love going to the temple and feeling the spirit.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the LDS church when I was 14 years old. My best friend and her family were members and they always had such a wonderful spirit about them. My friend invited me to a lot of church activities and it was a great way to learn more about the gospel. I started to talk with the missionaries and I felt the spirit so strongly that what they taught was true. I decided to be baptized and it has been the best decision of my life. I know that Heavenly Father loves all of us and loves me, and that He has a plan for each of us individually. After being a member of the church for a few years I started to fall away and not go to church every Sunday. For about a year and a half I was inactive and I didn't know what I believed. I knew that Jesus Christ died for me, and that Heavenly Father loves His children, but I didn't know if The Book of Mormon was true. I decided to seek it out and pray and study for answers. After a few months of going back to church and reading The Book of Mormon, I finally found my answer. I then knew that without a doubt that The Book of Mormon was true and that this was the restored gospel here in the latter days. I love this gospel and the peace that it brings me. I know that this church is true. I know that The Book of Mormon is the word of God and it can help us in our daily lives. Heavenly Father really does have a plan for each of us, and if we try our hardest to follow Him, He will lead us to a the perfect place for us. He loves us and wants us to be happy, and if we follow Him and have faith He will lead us down the right path! I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

In my church I am an assistant to a group of young women. They are amazing and have so much faith, they teach me every time I am with them. I love being with the young women because I have been in their shoes, going through school and facing the challenges that come with it. It's great to hear what is going on in their lives and to answer questions about the gospel and how we can apply it even at school. Being with the young women in my neighborhood has taught me so much about acting on my faith.