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Hi I'm Emma Louise

I am a follower of Jesus Christ and I am a Mormon

About Me

Both of my Parents are converts to the Church but I had the blessing of being raised in the Church. I will always remember the wonderful things I learned even in Primary, the childrens organisation in the church, that I was a Child of God and that he loves me and my family. That's why it has always been so important for me to be open in sharing those beliefs. I even served as a full time missionary on Temple Square where I could introduce many people from all different back rounds to this wonderful universal gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church but just like everyone I had to gain a testimony this was true for my self. I think it all started when I was about 12. I had a lot of questions simply about if God really knew me and what was this all about. That was my first time I was able to go to Young W omens camp. It was there as I heard my peers bear there testimonies and i was in the beauties of nature and I listen to beautiful music that was played... there I finally recognized what I'd been feeling all along was the spirit, the Holy Ghost, the fruits of my Heavenly Fathers love. I recognized that he really did know me and love me and that's why he'd provided so many of these wonderful tools to help me know him better. Soon after this I was encouraged to read the Book of Mormon and pray to know if it was true. I was a slow reader and I didn't finish the book but as I read I understood more about the Love of CHrist for me. I remember praying, asking and not even hesitating I just knew it was true and I think I'd known it since I was a child in my pure heart and it was like that inner pure heart was saying of course it's true you know that. even now as I recall all the different experiences in between I feel that comfortable sense that tells me this is right.

How I live my faith

I'm in college at a church school so it's been great to be able to be really involved with a congregation of young adults. I also love being involved with the institute program, kind of likr a religouse seminary to learn more about the doctrines of the gospel. When I was in High School there weren't a lot of members of the church at my high school . I was very blessed to have good Friends at Church. My first responsibility in the Church was when I was 16 I was assigned or called to be ward Chorister. God really knew me because it helped me get to church on time (I had to be early to set up the music) and to pay more attention to the talks (sitting up on the stand). That first calling was really one of my favorites and helped me appreciate how much the church really is a group effort and we are all there to learn and support one another.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Emma Louise
This is very dear to my heart...it's a good thing I'm typing cause I get a bit emotional some times talking about it. as you may be able to tell I'm standing in front of the Salt Lake City Temple in my Picture where I served as a missionary and was able to tell people of the wonderful blessings of the Temple everyday. The Temple is the house of God. Literally. If you can imagine then it is amongst the holiest places on earth and what we do inside is very sacred. But it not secret. The Temple is built to worship God in a committed way in fact the purpose of the Temple is to make promises or covenants to God about how you will live you life. In return we are also promise beautiful blessings like that of our families being Eternal. The Temple is also a house of Learning and Prayer and we can ponder and learn more about our Fathers plan for us here on earth, seek answers and come closer to our savior Jesus Christ. Evey one is invited to prepare to go to the temple because God wants all his Children to have these Blessings and to know him and his son better. Show more Show less