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Hi I'm Kera

I'm a mother of 2. I'm a parent of a special needs child. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife to a high school English teacher and a mother of two children, a daughter with various special needs and bright red hair, and a son who is all boy. I went to BYU and majored in English. I am a full-time homemaker, a once-a-month meal cooker, a non-crafty Mom, and an ex-runner who enjoys walking with friends and her kids much more. I am serving in the church currently as an indexing director, so I am learning all about excracting family history records to make them available for research.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a strong testimony of the teachings of the LDS church. I was raised in this church and through my upbringing, I have gained strong values and morals that in today's world are often laughed at, but I believe strongly are still important. I believe that this gospel is the way to raise good children who will be examples of the Savior to all around them. While attending BYU, I remember praying sincerely to know if this was the true church, because I wanted to know for myself, not just practice what I had been raised in. My answer was undeniable--this church is true and its principles are from Christ and by living its teachings we can experience true joy in this life--something many are searching for. We have a living prophet on the earth today, Thomas S. Monson, who receives direct revelation for our time. We have a loving Savior that can be as close to us as we want him to be through prayer and use of the Atonement, his greatest gift to mankind. Joseph Smith saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and restored the true church to the earth after many centuries of apostasy. He translated the Book of Mormon, another testament of Jesus Christ, and this book is true and can give us daily guidance and inspiration. We also have temples on the earth, where families can be sealed together for eternity and generations can be linked together through sacred ordinances. This is the Gospel of Jesus Christ on the earth!

How I live my faith

I have loved serving in many callings over the years--my favorite has been to teach the children music. I have also served in the church's women's organization, called "Relief Society." I live my faith by serving others in the local ward, in attending the temple regularly, in teaching my children the gospel, in striving to be a light of Christ to all those around me. To me, this church is not just something you attend on Sunday, it is a way of life. If I am to be a true disciple of Christ, going to church is important, but living what you learn there is even more. I strive to keep the commandments and read the scriptures daily, and also keep the covenants I have made in the temple. Being a Mormon is a way of life, and I wouldn't have it any other way! It is the key to true happiness and peace in a troubled world.