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Hi I'm Kendra

I'm a college student. I love to make people laugh. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Kendra! I love to read books. My favorites are the Harry Potter Series and Pride and Prejudice. I love driving around and listening to music, especially songs where I can sing my heart out. I'm going to school to be a teacher. I spend my free time by making my friends and family laugh. Sometimes I'm silly and ridiculous. But as long as I'm with the people I love, I'm happy.

Why I am a Mormon

The Gospel has had such an impact on my life. I've been raised in the Church, but it wasn't until I was about 13 that I was truly converted. I always prayed silently that I could know that God was really there. One night I woke up from a really bad nightmare. I couldn't calm myself down. But a thought popped in my head that told me that if I prayed to my Heavenly Father, then He would help me feel better. I prayed out loud for the first time that night. Almost immediately, I felt an overwhelming sense of peace. I knew that God was really there. I felt for the first time that Heavenly Father really knows who I am, and that he loves me more than I can ever begin to understand.

How I live my faith

Because I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, I know that He wants me to live with Him again one day. So I try to do the things that He would want me to do. I go to church every Sunday so I can learn more about why I'm here on earth, and what I need to do to return to live in Heavenly Father's presence. I visit two women in the area where I live at least once a month to make sure they are doing well and read to them a little message from the leaders of the Church. I only met them a few months ago, but I already know that they are awesome ladies and I love visiting them. They aren't just an assignment on my to-do list: they are my friends.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Kendra
Nope. We believe that Joseph Smith is the prophet who restored the fullness of the Gospel to earth in modern times. Therefore, we do praise him and express our gratitude that he was able to do such things with the help of Christ and our Heavenly Father. The only people we worship as Mormons are God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Kendra
Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the World. He is the Son of God and He is the only way we can return to live again with God. We believe that in His mortal ministry, Jesus worked many miracles among the Jews. We believe that He atoned for the sins of the world and that He was hung on a cross and died. But most of all, we believe that three days later, Jesus was resurrected from the dead and broke the bonds of death. This means that after we die, we will one day be reunited with our bodies again and will become like our Savior, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

Kendra
Death is a necessary stop in our journey to live with our Heavenly Father again. When our bodies die, we believe that our spirits live on. Our spirits will go to a place called the Spirit World. While we are in the Spirit World, we will continue to learn more about the Gospel. We can also be reunited with loved ones who died before us. We do not believe that death is permanent. The Spirit World is not the final resting place of our spirits. We will be resurrected. At some point in time, our spirits will be reunited with our bodies. They will be complete and whole. From that point on, our spirits and our bodies will never be separated again. This is possible because of our Savior Jesus Christ's death and Resurrection. He made it possible for us to live again. Show more Show less