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Hi I'm Katie

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Utah, I grew up in Maryland, attended a University in Virginia, served a mission in Texas and ended up back in Utah. Who knows where the Lord will guide me next. As you can see I love to travel. The world is one of our Father in Heaven's beautiful masterpieces that we get to enjoy on a daily basis, so why not enjoy a variety of it? Whenever I go outside I am reminded of our Father's spectacular plan, the Plan of Salvation. God's creations remind me who I am, where I came from, why I am here and where I am going. I am one of seven children who were all raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Although, not all of my siblings are active in the church I love each of them the same. I have been greatly blessed with the opportunity to start my own family. I was married to my wonderful husband shortly after returning from my mission and we recently had our first son. Being a mother is a wonderful gift. I cannot imagine my life without these two wonderful men.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because what I learn and how I live brings me closer to Jesus Christ. Yes, I come from a family that is deeply rooted in the faith; however, the decision to be an active member of the church was and is up to me. From a very young age I found comfort in prayer and in the scriptures. At the age of eight, when I was baptized, I somehow had a large understanding of how this single event would impact the rest of my life. I remember talking with my parents about how significant being baptized was. I expressed feelings of excitement and also fear because I did not think that I was ready to grow up. To me baptism was a HUGE step and once you were baptized you couldn't be a little kid anymore. Although I was correct about baptism being a big step I overly-dramatized everything else. I could still be a kid, I just was now more accountable. Years later, as a teenager, I looked back on this event and was able to solidify my faith through a lot of study and prayer. I asked many questions and found the answers in the scriptures. I've always known where to find true happiness and it's in the fulness of the gospel. As I live the standards of the church my faith grows and I am able to find joy in the daily challenges of life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to obey God's commandments. I have the wonderful opportunity to work with the youth and learn from them. I do my best to be an active participant in Sunday School and other church meetings/activities.