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Hi I'm Kearston

I'm a grad student in Infant Mental Health. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a graduate student in the field of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. The most rewarding moments of my life have been in nurturing and teaching little children, and I have a great desire to touch the lives of the underprivileged and neglected children of the world. I would like to have my own school some day in the near future that would allow me to do that. In my free time, I enjoy spending time at the beach, practicing yoga, learning to play the ukulele, and traveling -when I get the chance. Of the places I have traveled, I would say either Thailand or Japan were my favorites. I didn't get to see enough of those countries while I was there and would love to go back someday with my husband to see more.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who are Mormon, so that is how I was first taught about the gospel. However, I am still a Mormon because when I was 14 or 15 I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it was true. The answer to my prayer was a resounding "Yes." Since that time, I have been greatly blessed by the knowledge that God Lives, and that he hears my prayers. In all my trials he has comforted and guided me as I turned to Him in prayer. I have found strength to do what is right even when it is difficult, and I have learned how to have joy even when things are not perfect.

How I live my faith

I serve as a youth leader in my ward. I am the Young Women Music Leader it is my responsibility to teach the young women of our congregation to cultivate an appreciation for all good music and to use it to uplift themselves and others. In addition to teaching the girls about music, I may be asked to help out with other youth activities by providing rides, refreshments, or supervision for the youth in our ward.

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Joseph Smith Jr. founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -a.k.a. the Mormon Church- on April 6, 1830 in Fayette, New York. Joseph Smith was a literal prophet of God and founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints under the direction of Jesus Christ. At the time it was first organized, the church had 6 members all living in the United States. Now, the church has more than 13 million members world-wide. Show more Show less