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Hi I'm Emily

I grew up in China. I’m a hopeless romantic. I love learning different cultures. I’m a wife, a mom, a photographer. I’m a Mormon.

About Me

I love explore different parts of the world. I value different cultures and people. I have a 4 year old little boy and another boy on the way. We just moved back to the U.S. after our little 15 months of fun adventure in China. I have a degree in Marketing, and worked in the fashion industry. After the birth of my first son, I discovered my love for photography. With a lot of hard work and hundreds hours of labor, I became a professional photographer. I also had the opportunity to teach photography in a photography school in Beijing, which is something I would love to explore further when my children are older. Right now, my priority is enjoying deeply in love with my husband, take care of my four year old munchkin, and preparing for my new baby’s coming.

Why I am a Mormon

I lived in China until 16, and moved to Australia for school. I was having the time of my life in this beautiful country but was also facing challenges like every other teenager around the world. I was lost, but was seeking for directions and guidance. Even when I refused to receive help from heavenly father several times, he has never given me up. His angels prepared a way finally lead me to him. It’s the time when I was sad, my missionary told me in very simple words, “You know? Your heavenly father loves you.” those words carried a strong spirit warmed me up, and opened my heart to the savior. This church has given me so much spiritual experiences that have testified to me this gospel is true; these experiences I cannot deny even if my life depends on it. I know my heavenly father loves me, I know he is there, and I know he watches over me.

How I live my faith

Upon our return to United States, we discovered a small Chinese branch in our area. Neither my husband nor I had attended Chinese meetings before. It's a totally brand new experience for us. We have to get familiar with church terms in Chinese and learn to pray in Chinese. Being in a smaller group of congregations, we really have to put ourselves out there and take on responsibilities that are little out of our comfort zones. But it has been so amazing to us how much closer it has brought our little family together, and how much more joy it has brought to our lives. My faith helps me to be a better person, better wife and a better mother.