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Hi I'm Kathy Neumiller

I am a mother of two and a grandmother of seven. I live in Flowery Branch Georgia and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up the youngest of 5 children and was raised in a good Catholic home. I attended Catholic schools for 12 years but when I was a junior in high school something happened to make me doubt my current religion so after high school I began my search for the truth. I was married at 18, had a son at 19 and a daughter at 20. I worked in various jobs from the time my son was 5 until October of 2009 when I retired from the US Postal Service with 27 years of service. I had married and divorced more than once during those years and always I kept looking for that thing that could fill the God hole in my heart.

Why I am a Mormon

I continued my search for truth for many years, even until my son had grown and gone into the Marines for 4 years and returned home. He came to me one day to talk about his new beliefs. This was a rare thing for my son to approach me about religion and so I listened. He had the missionaries teach me along with him. The missionaries gave me a Book of Mormon to read and asked me to pray about it to know if it was true. Each night I would read the passages they had marked for me and then get down on my knees and ask to know if it was true. The response didn't come immediately but I went to church with my son while doing this investigation and one day in church I felt a complete peace come over me. I knew that I was right where I was supposed to be. As I continued my prayers about the Book of Mormon, I suddenly knew both in my head and in my heart that it was true. I was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on August 16, 1992.

How I live my faith

Over the years I have had many callings in the church. Since we have an unpaid ministry, we, the members of the church fill many roles, including teaching the youth, teaching the women, teaching singing to the youth. There are many ways to serve as a faithful Latter-day saint. The bishop gives us a calling and we can accept or refuse. My favorite calling that I have had was teaching the children to sing. I have always been very shy about having others hear me sing so I was a little skeptical when I received this callling but knowing that the bishop and his counselors pray about each calling before extending it to anyone in the church, I knew that the Lord could see how I could have personal growth while doing this calling. I loved the children and they responded well to me. I have always loved to sing and now I have gotten over my fear of having others hear me. Each of the calllings we receive are to help us with some area of personal growth that we may not even realize we need. Another way I live my faith is by trying always to remember that people will notice things that I do differently than they do, such as not shopping on Sunday or not smoking or drinking alcoholic beverages. I want to be a good example and represent the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the very best way I can. I attend church regularly because I know that there I receive the spiritual food I need to make it through each day and each week, especially when adversity comes my way.