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Hi I'm Kate.

I believe no outfit is complete without a little spit-up, peanut butter, and cat hair. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up as the only Mormon in my school. I went to college and got my degree in Elementary Education, then taught for a year and loved it! My husband and I have one little girl with a little boy on the way. I am a full-time Mom to our kids and four cats. We also have an entire room at our house dedicated to fostering cats for our local humane society. I believe that no outfit is complete without some spit-up, peanut butter, and cat hair. During naptime, I keep myself busy building furniture, making crafts, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a Mormon, but the time came in my teenage years when I had to decide for myself whether or not this church was true and worth my time. All it took was a sincere prayer and a confirmation from the Holy Ghost burning deep in my heart for me to know that this truly is Christ's restored church on the earth today. I have felt that confirmation multiple times throughout my life, and because of it, I never want to stray from my beliefs. Living the gospel brings me more joy than I can find anywhere else. Life is hard. But having Christ's teachings in my life helps me to keep perspective and remember my end goal: becoming like Him and being worthy of the blessings He has to offer me. As a member of the church, I automatically have a support group through other members and through my personal relationship with my Heavenly Father. This makes the hard times more bearable and the good times incredible. I wouldn't trade it for anything!

How I live my faith

On Sundays, I attend church and my classes there. Each Sunday, I have a practice with our choir, which I direct. We perform for our congregation every month. I also play the piano every Sunday for the children's organization during their singing time. However, I live my faith on more than Sunday. For me, being a Mormon is an every day thing. I pray with my family and as an individual every morning and night. I study my scriptures, both on my own and with my daughter. I try to apply Christ's teachings in all that I do, though I am definitely not perfect. I try to extend my friendship to others. I try to be honest in everything that I do. I try to live a life of service. I try to live in such a way that people will know that I am a follower of Christ. Sometimes living my faith takes time and energy, but I am more than willing to use it on such a worthwhile cause. I've also found that when I am following Christ's teachings, life is just easier. I am able to avoid so many common problems because I am sober, faithful to my family, honest, etc. This frees up my time to work on self-improvement and enjoy all of the opportunities each day has to offer!