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Hi I'm Kathy

I am a wife, mother of 3 and a special education teacher. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and the mother of two teenagers and one full time missionary. My husband and kids make my life fun and rewarding. I have teaching credentials in both Elementary Education and Special Education, and I currently teach students with Severe Disabilities. Though my work can be challenging, I feel it a privilege to have the opportunity to positively influence the lives of my students. I dabble in many different creative pursuits, such as sewing, beaded jewelry, and scrapbooking, but don't have nearly the time I would like to spend on them. I also enjoy geneology work and camping, and love reading.

Why I am a Mormon

The short answer would be that I was raised as a member of the church, but ofcourse there is more to it than that. I was blessed, even as a small child, to know that the things I was being taught were true. The gospel has just always made perfect sense to me, and I have never doubted its truthfulness. Through countless, quiet witnessess of the Spirit its truthfulness has been reaffirmed to me again and again over the years. The gospel brings a peace and joy to my life, even in the most difficult times. I am who I am because of the truths I have been taught, my knowledge that my Heavenly Father and my Savior know and love me, I see their hands in my llife all the time, and my desire to be the person they would have me be.

How I live my faith

I strive every day to be the type of person the Savior would have me be. I try to keep my eyes and heart open to opportunities to serve those around me. Currently, I serve within the women's organization at church, as well as as a leader at girl's camp each year. I love being able to work with the women and young women of the church. I learn so much just being around them.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Kathy
No we do not. Joseph Smith was the prophet whom Christ used to restore the fullness of His gospel. We admire him greatly, and hold him in very high esteem, but the only beings we worship are God the Eternal Father and his son Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Kathy
Absolutely! As a matter of fact, the eighth of the church's thirteen Articles of Faith states: "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." It is an important and holy record which witnesses to us that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, our Savior and Redeemer. In it we can learn of His life and His teachings. The Book of Mormon is another book of scripture that we have been given which supports the Bible and also witnesses of Jesus CHrist. Show more Show less