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Hi I'm Kristin

I play guitar. I have a wonderful husband and 4 great kids. I'm a bit of an eccentric personality. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life and want to live it to its fullest! I am a mother to 3 awesome dudes and 1 pretty princess. I love playing guitar, singing and throwing parties. Life hasn't always been a breeze for me, but that has certainly helped shape who I am today and I am thankful for the bumps in the road. Most importantly I am thankful for forgiveness and unconditional love.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an active Mormon family. It wasn't until after I graduated from high school that I stopped going to church. I began slowly destroying my body with harmful substances. My "friends" kept telling me how free I was now that I didn't have to follow a religion. I ran off and eloped when I was 18. Things then began spiraling out of control so fast that I could feel my soul being crushed. I cut off all communication with my immediate family. I was told everyday that 'you are a worthless human being' and that 'nobody could love you now' and it started to take a toll on my whole being. Eventually, I wanted to get out of the horrible situation that I was in, but i wasn't sure how or where to begin. I found myself one cold, snowy night in the middle of nowhere. Alone. Then a little thought popped into my head, "Call your parents." Immediately, I pushed that thought out. 'How could they help you? You haven't spoken to them in almost 3 years. You never even let them meet their first and only grandchild. You robbed them of joy and happiness.' But, the thought wouldn't go away. I eventually picked up the phone and dialed my parents old number. It rang. Someone picked up. The only thing I remember from the conversation is saying 'I want to come home.' My parents embraced me with love and acceptance after almost 3 years with no contact. They showed me an unconditional love that I didn't even know was humanly possible. I eventually realized that it was their love of the Savior that had taught them this. I began going back to church and building on my own belief and experience. I have had many astounding personal revelations and experiences on my journey back to faith in Jesus Christ that solidify my beliefs. I will never waiver in my religious convictions again. I have been shown that even one soul is worth saving and I am so thankful to my parents for never giving up on me and for loving me, warts and all.

How I live my faith

In the 9 years since I became active in my church I have served in many areas. I began serving in the women's program of church and I loved it! I was a secretary for them, then a counselor and eventually served as president. It was a very challenging job to have, but I grew to love all the ladies that I served. I also learned to rely on others more. I love working with people who have had a rough life. I can relate to many that are struggling with addiction recovery, spousal abuse, single parents and homelessness. I have found that sharing my story and insights with them helps bring them hope. A hope that things can get better, if you are willing to put in the effort. I also love getting together with the ladies in my area and meeting new faces. I hosted a playgroup at my house for many years and made a lot of wonderful friends. I enjoy doing service projects with my church and I especially love random acts of kindness. :) Like baking a whole ton of cookies and dropping them off at a friends door, just for fun. The women's program of the Mormon church is amazing. I am lifted up every week as I attend Sunday meetings and there are always activities to go to, with the ladies, outside of our regular church meeting.