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Hi I'm Eliza

I grew up in Utah. I love to draw, sing, play the piano, read, cook, and run. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy doing many things. I love drawing, and I've been drawing for as long as I can remember. I love to read, I love to play the piano and the ukulele, I love to sing, and I love to sing as I play the piano or the ukulele! I did some musical theater in high school, and I love to watch plays. I love social and ballroom dance, especially the waltz. I love to cook, and I love to eat food; I am picky about very few foods, and rice is one of my favorite things to eat. I love to run, but I ran cross country for three years before I actually liked running.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the gospel by my mother and father, who are both members of the church. My knowledge, testimony, and conversion to the gospel has grown little-by-little throughout my life. Whenever I stumble in my faith and turn to God through prayer and the study of His word, He is always there to help me and strengthen me. I know through experience that God will never let you down. We all go through struggles and trials and may not understand why, but if you have faith and patience, you will come to see and feel God's strength and His love for you. I am a member of this church because the Spirit has testified to me that this is God's true church. I know the Book of Mormon is true because I have prayed and asked, and have received an answer that it is true. I'm grateful for this gospel, and I'm grateful for my Savior Jesus Christ, who has made it possible through His Atonement for me to repent and become better, so I can become like Heavenly Father and return to live with Him.

How I live my faith

I was in leadership positions several times in church youth groups. My senior year at high school, I got to participate in a youth planning committee for our summer girls camp. I learned a lot being in those leadership opportunities. For example, I learned to have courage to speak in front of people. I got the opportunity to be the pianist for the ward choir, though it was only for a few months. I've greatly enjoyed the opportunities I've had to visit teach women in my ward; when I do my visiting teaching, I come to gain a greater love for the women I teach, and I want to serve them more and help them in any way I can. I've also had multiple opportunities to talk in church meetings, and I always grow in faith and testimony when I do.