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Hi I'm Kyla

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of four young children. I love to read and save money. I especially love photography.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, both my parents are Mormon, but I continue to be a Mormon because I know that this is the true church. I love the scriptures, including the Book of Mormon, and the councel from our current prophet and appostles. I find guidance and councel from them everyday. I love knowing why I'm here and what I can do to be happy and return to my Father in Heaven. The teachings of the church aren't confusing or mysterious and they teach of love, forgivness, and progression. These are things I want to pass onto my children and they give me comfort in an increasingly scary world.

How I live my faith

Right now, I am in charge of all youth ages 18 months to 12 years. I help coordinate teachers for their Sunday School classes, I teach them a short lesson every Sunday as group, and I organize an activity for all the kids to participate in once a quarter. I also visit 4 other women in my church once a month to make sure they are doing OK, and share an uplifting message with them.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Kyla
Women don't hold the priesthood because it is not our responsibility to run the church. Personally, I am happy to let the men hold that weighty responsibility, I have enough to worry about taking care of my family. Also, women get plenty of opportunity to lead in the church. There are organizations for the children, young women (12-18 yrs), and adult women, that are all lead by women. We have just as much say in the church as the men do and all thoughts and opinions are shared openly and equally. I have never felt inferior in the church and, in fact, women are more often held above men in their ability to better understand, nurture, and organize than the men. Show more Show less