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Hi I'm Kim

I grew up in Meadow, Utah. I am a physical therapist assistant at EIRMC in Idaho Falls, ID . I am proud to be a Mormon.

About Me

I am 60 years old and work as a physical therapist assistant. This brings me a lot of satisfaction as I help people improve their lives. I enjoy listening to relaxing music and playing with my grandkids. I have been a Mormon, or latter-day saint, all my life. This church as brought me a lot of peace and joy even when trials come my way. It is my understanding of the plan of salvation that buoys me up and keeps me moving forward during difficult times. I realize that this life was never intended to be an easy path but it can bring happiness and satisfaction as I stay close to the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. My dad was one of my bishops or clergymen. I was taught about the gospel throughout my life but I still needed to find out for myself if it was really true of not. I don't recall having any tremendous spiritual experiences but just several small but significant events that led me to a knowledge that this church was indeed the true church of Jesus Christ. It was restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith through a series of spiritual manifestations. I have read the Book of Mormon and received an answer to prayer of it's truth. I have been to General Conference several times but each time the Prophet enters, the Spirit bears witness to me again that he indeed is a Prophet of God. I am a Mormon because this church brings great joy and happiness to me even in this world of corruption and sin.

How I live my faith

I try to live what I believe at all times but I have a long way to go. I have trials just as most people do but I find that through prayer, I am able to receive added strength through the Holy Spirit. I have worked with our young people for several years in various capacities, from being the Cubmaster in our Cub Scout Pack to a counselor in our local bishopric. I have a son who is serving a mission for the church in San Diego which brings great joy to me. I enjoy going to church and fellowshipping with those in my ward and find that brings a strength and reassurance that Heavenly Father really does love me and knows who I am.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Because they don't really understand who we are or what we believe. We are different from other religions in that we did not break away from the Catholic church as the protestant religions did. We are the actual Church that Jesus Christ established during his ministry. People claim we are a cult because it is easier to explain our origin rather than what actually happened; a vision of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ to a man named Joseph Smith. Show more Show less