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Hi I'm Kathryn Ann

About Me

I have been married for over twenty years and have 5 children ranging from elementary school to university. I enjoy learning and am fascinated by the complexity of God's creations from the tiniest of matter to the plethora of galaxies. My greatest joys (and a few frustrations) occur within my family. When I was younger, my greatest desire was "to be wise". I relished being intelligent and strove to expand my understanding. Now, as life is well into a less self-focused stage, one of my greatest desires is to be the kind of mother my children need to grow and develop. Artwork straight from my fingers consists of barely recognizable stick figures,so the advent of digitized photography and music have been amazing ways to express my creativity. I love to sing and play the piano and I am a voracious reader.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the Savior, Jesus Christ. Life is not an accident of the cosmos, nor is our mortal existence the tragedy of Eden. God had and has a plan. We are all literally His spirit children; you, me, my neighbor, your neighbor, all of us. The love that we have for our children is but a grain of sand when compared to the love that He has for us. I am a Mormon because it is here that I have learned of God's purpose for me; it is here that I can hear a living prophet of God; it is here that I can learn more of the Savior; it is here that the sweet comfortings of the Holy Ghost ease the struggles of mortality and kindle the fire of faith.

How I live my faith

I am a regular volunteer in my children's schools. If a neighbor needs help we try to be there. Every Monday evening we set time aside to spend as a family. It is one of the best days of the week. Even my teenage boys make the effort to be there. We might play charades, "Duck, Duck, Goose", sing songs, study the teachings of the Savior Jesus Christ, or even pick up trash at a nearby park. It can be a great time of laughter. Church life can be very involved. We have a lay ministry so we are all asked to participate in helping. As a 14 year old I played the organ for church (everyone was very patient with me -- I was not very good). I have been choir director and choir accompanist. I have spent years teaching either the children or the youth, and I am currently responsible for tending to the women of our congregation, those who come and those who do not, the young and the old, the sick and the well. We believe that our assignments come through inspiration. I am often well aware that there are others more talented or capable than I am, but I have personally seen that Heavenly Father will qualify those who are willing.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Kathryn Ann
We believe that all of mankind are spirit children of God. (We usually refer to God as Heavenly Father.) We believe that Jesus is the eldest of all of God's spirit children, and that yes, physically he is also the Son of God. Jesus is the only one of all of God's children that was or would be perfect. Under the direction of Heavenly Father, Jesus created the Earth. Show more Show less