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Hi I'm Kira Ann Stanford

I'm a soon to be mother, former Special Ed. Severe Disabilities teacher, a volunteer ASL Interpreter, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a soon-to-be mother. I was married for time and all eternity in December 2012. I am a college graduate with a BS degree in Special Education for students with severe disabilities. I taught students with disabilities for a year, and I loved my students with all my heart. I love to watch Disney movies and sing. I love to hike in Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park. Rollerblading is my favorite mode of transportation. I love the outdoors! I love to social dance and sew. One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is read. I hope to someday have a library of at least 500 books. I am very active and am always busy doing something. Working hard and serving others makes me happy. I am a former certified American Sign Language Interpreter, and I have done some interpreting for children in schools. Now, I am a volunteer interpreter.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm fortunate enough to have been born as a Mormon. I grew up learning about the teachings of Jesus Christ and wanting to choose the right. I know that Heavenly Father lives, loves me, and knows who I am. There is no doubt in my mind that when I pray, He listens to every single word that I say, whether it is silently or aloud. I strive to live in a way that when people meet me they will know that I love Heavenly Father, He loves me, and that I am His daughter. I hope that when people look at me, they will understand the love that I have for my Heavenly Father. I know that Heavenly Father loves me because of everything that He has blessed me with. He’s blessed me with a wonderful family and wonderful parents who would do anything for me. He’s also blessed me with a wonderful husband. I love Jesus Christ. I know that His atonement was for everyone individually. It was for me. I look forward to the day when I can wrap my arms around Him and thank Him for what He did for me. This unselfish, unfailing love is beyond my understanding but I strive to have this same love for my family, friends, and the people I meet. I know that Joseph Smith is a true Prophet. I am grateful that at fourteen years old, he had the courage to fight against the influence of Satan and his neighbors to cry out in prayer. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ came to him. I know that He was a true prophet of God. I know that President Monson is a true prophet. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I am an 11-year-old scout leader. I love to teach children because they are so pure, loving, and understanding of the love Heavenly Father and Jesus has for them. I also help with the family history records. I look at old, hand-written census records and record them into a digital format. I know that family is one of the most important things we have in our lives, and I enjoy helping other people find theirs.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Kira Ann Stanford
Mormons help everybody and anybody in need. Many Mormon families donate money, food, and clothing to the church's humanitarian fund. Mormon Missionaries and volunteers, around places hit by natural disasters, are one of the first groups of people to distribute supplies and aid in clean-up efforts. They help everyone affected, not only the Mormons. I have a brother who was called to serve in the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission right after Hurricane Gustav hit Louisiana. For the first few weeks in Louisiana, my brother distributed supplies to those affected and helped to pull trees out of people's houses. Show more Show less