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Hi I'm Katie

I grew up in Mississippi. I am a wife, student, and writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married for one glorious year. I am a Senior in college studying English and Editing and also work as a student custodian every day. I write short stories. I love traveling, reading, cooking, and watching movies—all with my husband. I dream of writing novels, raising hilariously unique children, and living for some time in a foreign country with my family. I spend a lot of time reading and writing for my classes and cherish every moment I get with my husband, especially when those moments include eating delicious food. My favorite food right now is garlic rubbed steak topped with bleu cheese and french fried onions. My parents and six of my seven siblings live really far away, and I miss them every day.

Why I am a Mormon

In my most grievous hours when I have felt a great deal of emotional pain, I have also felt the love of Christ overwhelm me. I have been able to overcome great trials to find so much happiness that otherwise, I couldn't have imagined. I know that Christ suffered more than any mortal man ever has to provide eternal hope for me and all of us on Earth. I also know that Satan has been hard at work since the Fall of Adam to mock Christ's sufferings and that I must strengthen my heart, mind, and soul to withstand temptation and endure to the end. The gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints brings me joy and hope which cancels out all of my worries and sorrow caused by the world.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday to worship my God and remember my Savior, Jesus Christ. I use my writing and editing talents to create a newsletter for the women that attend church with me. My husband and I work with fellow members of the church to discover histories of our ancestors and teach others how to discover their ancestors. I read from the scriptures every day with my husband, and we pray together often during the day. I try to remember my status as a daughter of God every day, while going about my business in school or work.

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

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