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Hi I'm Kimball

Wife, Mother, Teacher, and Daughter of God... I hope that I live in such a way to inspire those around me.

About Me

I am a wife and mother, learning a lot and loving it! Being wife and mother is a refiner's fire. I never thought I would have a hard time being a wife and mother. I always thought I fit the bill... I was going to be such a natural... other people even told me that. Then I got married. Wow... this wife business is tough! Then our sweet boy joined us. Reality is setting in. I'm not a "natural" at this mom (or wife) business. Some days I think teaching sophomores in High School was eons easier than raising a little boy... this is taking a lot of getting used to. That's okay though. Being wife and mom has some pretty great moments and that's just in addition to being ME. I studied History Education and Theatre & Speech Education at University. I've lived all over the Western United States and love that I've experienced so many cultures and found so many friends through those moves. I love people. I love learning about what makes everyone tick and how we can be so different, yet so similar at the same time. My family are my closest friends, they truly mean everything to me. I play the flute. My favourite colour is the rainbow; I say this because I love all colours. I love horses, painting, being physically fit, making cookies, reading, having a good laugh, playing games with my family, listening to silly children's songs, and so much more.... I love life.

Why I am a Mormon

There is nothing that brings me closer to my Saviour, Jesus Christ, than the principles and doctrines of His church. I was born into this church and grew up in a family who actively worships and participates in the church, although I do not believe that is the sole reason WHY I am a Mormon. I've always believed in the things I've been taught, but that did not stop me from seeking to confirm that in my own heart. When I was 14 I decided to read the New Testament to try to come to know Jesus Christ on a more personal level. I read the Book of Mormon shortly thereafter and found it only strengthened the faith in Jesus Christ the New Testament helped me to feel. I've come to say that I KNOW the things I've been taught are true. The Spirit continues to teach me and confirm the reality of Jesus Christ and His teachings in the Bible and Book of Mormon on a daily basis. I felt so passionate about this I decided to serve a mission and was called to the Australia Perth Mission. As I taught people and testified of, not only Jesus Christ but the story of Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon, on a daily basis I found my faith and my knowledge growing stronger and stronger. My life is centered on Jesus Christ and His Gospel. I could not be happier.

How I live my faith

How I live my faith? I think this is answered every minute of every day. I do certain things like: study my scriptures, go to church, pray, and serve in the temple, but I think living it extends far beyond that. It's in how I treat people, which I am not perfect, but I try to treat them with love and compassion. It's in how I listen to and act on the promptings I receive from God. It's in how I care for my family. It's in how I love my husband and children. It's how I strive to recognize and reach my potential. My faith IS my life.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

We are so much fun to be around! We care for each other. We believe in being educated and seeking success. We believe in the family as an essential unit of society and that women are a key element to its strength. Many people may not believe education, success, and motherhood coincide with one another but we believe they can. Mormons do believe in the equality of men and women, yet we understand that men and women have distinct roles. Our leadership gave a proclamation to the world about the family which states, "All human beings-male and female- are created in the image of god. Each is a beloved son or daughter of heavenly parents, and, as such, each has a divine nature and destiny.... fathers and mothers are obligated to help one another as equal partners. Disability, death, or other circumstances may necessitate individual adaptation." I believe in this. I believe God meant for us to be individuals, with different genders, different abilities, and different purposes. One is not greater than the other. We are meant to work together and help one another out in life. My husband and I are completely different people, we have different likes and dislikes, but we are one in purpose. He treats me like a queen and encourages me to be passionate about the things I love. He wants me to be successful in life and do the things I love to do. I love being a Mormon woman. I feel like I can truly spread my wings and fly. Show more Show less