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Hi I'm Kelsey!

I'm a wife, a mother, an avid lover of sweets, and a Mormon!

About Me

I am currently a stay-at-home mom who works from home. I love spending time with my husband and amazing daughter. I have been a mom since August 2010 and have loved every minute of it! My daughter keeps both my husband and me very busy, but we wouldn't trade her for anything! I'm currently striving for a healthier lifestyle, physically, mentally, and spiritually. I love serving others, but am shy and working on my outreach skills. I'm an avid reader and enjoy baking (especially sweets!).

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to a family that belonged to the church, but I have developed my own testimony as I've grown. The greatest testimony builder for me was when my husband joined the church. Anthony and I met while completing our undergraduate degrees. He was not a Mormon and had no interest in becoming one. He believed in a higher power, but didn't connect himself with any one religion. We fell in love and were married three and a half years later. When we found out that we were expecting, I felt overly saddened that our family could not be sealed in the temple because Anthony was not a member of the church. I prayed about this and received an overwhelming feeling that everything would be alright and that he would join one day. Little did I know that day would be four months later! Anthony started looking more closely at the church when he learned about baby blessings, and was baptized a month after starting to take the lessons from the missionaries. Seeing his progress and his testimony grow has done nothing but improve my own. The simple fact that the man I love had now accepted the gospel proved to me how true this church is. There are a thousand reasons why I am a Mormon, but the most important one is because I know that this church is true, and I know that families can be together forever through its doctrine.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an active member of my church and community. Each day I follow my standards and strive to help others.

Are Mormons Christians?

Mormons are Christians. We believe Jesus to be the Christ and we follow His teachings. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

You can learn more about the Mormon Church by asking your Mormon friends! The Mormon missionaries are always a great resource, as well. In order to find missionaries in your area, click on the "Visit Us" tab at the top of this page, then click on "Meet with Missionaries." Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Mormons believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly. We believe the most accurate translation of the Bible is the King James version. We also believe that Joseph Smith received revelations about missing or incorrectly translated passages, and have since added the Joseph Smith Translation to the Bible. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

The current president and Prophet of the Church is Thomas S. Monson. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

No. There are no restrictions on who can join the church. All worthy male members of the church, over the age of twelve, can hold the priesthood. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints does not endorse political parties. Members are encouraged to learn for themselves the values and goals of each party, and then decide for themselves which fits better with their life and standards. The Mormon church is politically neutral. Good and bad qualities can be found in any political party, and each individual member must decide for themselves which party would best serve the needs of the people. Show more Show less