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Hi I'm Kathy

I'm a Mormon and a busy Mom! But that's not all...

About Me

First of all, I'm a Mom. I'm also an Occupational Therapist and work at a local hospital. I love hiking, swimming, biking, gardening, artwork, singing and am trying to work up to being a runner as well. I'm a half century old and want to age well!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to wonderful parents who were descendants of pioneers who crossed the plains and made their home in Utah. I am proud of my pioneer heritage and the amazing, faithful people they were. My Mom did a lot of genealogy work and left me a legacy of stories and information about my heritage. As I have served in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have gained a greater understanding of what my ancestors sacrificed for. I feel the spirit of God when I attend church and know, personally, that he loves me. I have gained a witness through the Holy Spirit that the church is true. I know that Jesus Christ is a real person and knows and loves me personally. I know that he died for me and for you because he loves us. I know that I have a Father in Heaven who hears and answers my prayers. I know that the founder of this church, Joseph Smith was a real prophet, called of God to restore the missing truths, principles, and ordinances of the gospel. And I know that we have a prophet at the head of our church today, who speaks for God. Without this witness, I would not know who I am, what is expected of me in this life, or what choices to make in life.

How I live my faith

My faith is completely intertwined with every aspect of my life. My faith guides me in daily decisions, including with my family and at work. I serve when I am asked in the church, gladly! (I've spent about 20 years now teaching the children at church about Jesus Christ.) My faith gives me increased love and perspective in helping others at home and at the hospital in which I work each day. I love my co-workers and patients as much as my own family and friends because I know who they are: brothers and sisters of mine; children of God. My faith gives me comfort when life gets difficult. It gives me joy and hope in life everlasting with my family members and God.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

This is the easiest thing to find out in the world! Read the Book of Mormon, and then pray to God sincerely to know if it is true or not. If you will ask, with a sincere heart, having faith that God can talk to you as well as anyone else, he will answer your prayer! You will "feel" his answer, usually more than "hearing" it - in your heart! Try it! Show more Show less