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Hi I'm Emily

I love Photography. I'm serving in Pennsylvania as a Missionary. I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

Photography is the biggest part of my life, I love to use it to show my perspective on life and to capture the beauty I see around me. When hiking, I love to take time to take pictures along the way! When with friends and family it's great to capture the moment when we're all goofing off or just going through life together. Service is a great part of my life. Helping others with their Yard projects, cleaning homes, cleaning the highway you name it. I love doing anything in my power to help someone in need. I find you can get to know a person really well as you go out and serve. I love my family! They are not perfect and sometimes they drive me crazy, but my dad always says, "Better a short drive than a long walk."

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but there was a time when I did not fully believe in the church. I was bullyed and had some friends who weren't very kind (I did have friends who were kind, but not many). I hated myself and everyone who was mean to me. Then, when my eldest brother went on a Mission I started to seriously read the Book of Mormon and I realized how much it related to my life. I started making changes and then my family moved to Utah. I gained good friends, I started going to Seminary, I now have forgiven all who have done me wrong and I'm very happy (even on a bad day). I love myself and everyone I meet. This church has changed me and I am finally happy with who I am and who I will become. I look forward to my future now, when before I never even thought it was worth living.

How I live my faith

I try to be my best self and do the best I can do in all that I do. I am currently serving a Full-time Mission for 18 months where I teach about Christ to those wanting to hear it. I just love Everyone. I don't care about who you were or what you've done I care about you.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Emily
We do not worship Joseph Smith. If we did his name would have been apart of our church name, but it's not. our church name is, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." That right there says we worship Jesus Christ as members of his church in this day. We also worship God our Heavenly Father. Joseph Smith brought the church of God back to Earth and we, the members of the church, respect him, proclaim him, acknowledge him, and reverence him as an instrument in the hands of God to restore the church. Show more Show less