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Hi I'm Kristen

I'm from Texas. My husband and daughter are my joy. I'm a college graduate and a stay at home mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, student, and friend. My husband has been a huge help while I finish my college degree. I was baptized a month before being married and a month after being married we found out we were pregnant. Since I had my daughter on the frist day of school, it has taken me five years to complete my degree. My husband has worked diligently to provide for our family while he is going through a new promotion and his own college degree. As this part of one chapter ends, another chapter begins. And I cannot wait to see what Heavenly Father will provide in our life as we obey his commandments.

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't have the best childhood. My parent's divorce was not what I thought my life would entail. After I moved out on my own in college, I finally felt free. I thought I needed to do whatever I wanted to make life worth while. When my future husband asked me to support him in his faith, I knew there was something missing in my life. It's interesting that God allowed me to have a short rebellious stage because six months later I was baptized. When I started getting the discussions, there was a peace that came over me like nothing else I've ever felt. I yearned for the Book of Mormon and Sundays at church. Not everything came easy, but I knew as I grew in my faith the blessings followed. Even after my baptism in the church, Satan did not stop attacking me. It took me almost four years to make it to the temple, and now that I have made it, I have a new perspective on life. It seems like every time I show my faith in God, he shows me a little more about his plan for me. Without the Gospel in my life, my family would not be as strong as it is.

How I live my faith

 My family starts off the week going to church on Sunday. When we partake of the sacrament, we are renewing our baptismal covenants and remembering Christ's sacrifice with the bread and water. After sacrament, we attend Sunday school and Relief Society or Priesthood to get more of His word. Our commitment to Jesus Christ does not just end on Sundays. We read scriptures, say prayers, especially family prayers, serving through Christ, being honest and humble in our daily doings, and obeying His commandments. I also have a calling in the church. Along with visiting and helping women, I assist with organizing activities and service projects that enrich the lives of women and people in the community. My favorite meetings are ones that serve those around us. We are currently preparing to make quilts for humanitarian aid and a blood drive for those who are in need. It is so uplifting to know that God has brought caring people willing to help.