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Hi I'm Kimber

I'm serving as a missionary in the Philippines, I'm a college student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have one older sister, one younger sister, and four younger brothers. I love it! There's always people around to play with and create adventures. Once my brothers and I used sticks, a playset, and other odds and ends and made a pirate ship! I love being around people! In High School, I was a Drum Major and participated in both choir and band. I learned so much there. I used to be very shy, but those programs at my high school helped me become more outgoing and considerate of others. I love learning! I never get bored: if anything there is so much that I wish I could do, but alas, time constrains me to choose my favorites. For example, I've also got a harmonica that is a hobby for me. I am learning a little here and there - and my goal is that someday I'll be able to play it. In Elementary school, I made a paper 2 ft. tall (each) dragon, knight, and horse. I love creating things out of paper, including origami. I also love sports including running, basketball, and soccer. I certainly love the outdoors as well!

Why I am a Mormon

I know that God loves me, personally. I have prayed for help or comfort many times and have felt God's love for me. Sometimes, my prayer wasn't answered in my timing, but it was in God's way and timing: at those times, things worked out for the very best - for my growth and happiness in the end. I have prayed and felt Spirit of God touch my heart with the truth of the things I have learned from the scriptures and helped me to know that this Church is His true and living church on the earth. I know that Jesus Christ came to atone for my sins, and I owe him everything that I am, for he has helped me so very much. Sometimes seemingly more than I feel I deserve, but I am grateful for it: his Amazing Grace. I know that it is his work to serve and help other people feel of the Love of God. I choose to be a Mormon, because I know that this is what God himself would have me do. I've felt it as I've sought the Lord in prayer.

How I live my faith

In high school, I participated in a class where I learned more about Jesus Christ from the scriptures. It was the highlight of my growing-up years! My Senior year of high school, I served on a council of students who planned activities and events for the youth who also participated in these classes. In college, I got to go to church with many other young adults my age. It was so fun and neat! We would go to church on Sundays, but also we were organized into groups to help take care of each other. My church had all sorts of activities. Many which were planned by the young adults themselves, and others by the adults who we went to church with! Our activities ranged from learning new skills, giving service, being enriched by Christ's good word, and some were just for socializing. Our activities helped us to become better friends with each other. Because of this, living there at college - away from family - I felt "at home" because we all looked out and cared for each other.