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Hi I'm Kathleen

Called "The Rock" by my family because they say I sink when I swim . I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I'm 100 percent Californian. Born and raised in the Bay Area, I enjoy a variety of activites and have a passion to get out and about in my community. My passions are singing, swimming, cooking, baking, going to the movies, going out to eat, trying new restaurants, seeing plays/musicals, hiking on trails, playing volleyball, and running 5ks for charitable causes i.e. Race for the Cure. My favorite animal is the dolphin. Actually, I had the chance to swim with one while on vacation in Hawaii. So much fun! I'm more of a dog person and Sierra is such a sweet, loving pup. I am a proud Auntie to my six nieces and nephews, they're such a joy to be with and I am grateful for them. Annually we go on a snow trip, it's a blast! I love my family, am grateful for their love and support, despite my goofiness, but hey that's what makes life fun! 

Why I am a Mormon

 I grew up as a member in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As a kid, I remember always knowing the gospel was true and that I was a daughter of God. It was with this knowledge, knowing I am a daughter of God, that helped me to treat myself and others as such. It also kept me out of trouble in certain areas too. As a kid, we tend to rely on others' testimonies until we know for ourself. My testimony of the gospel developed over time and has sustained me through trials and hardships as well as the good times in life. I am grateful for the gospel principles, for they have blessed not only my life, but my family and friends. The gospel offers hope, joy, happiness, peace and much more in a world that appears to be lost and full of tribulation. We are meant to have joy and happiness in this life. That is not to say we are immuned from illnesses, hardships or trials, but the gospel allows a way for us to get through them with love, peace, hope and a return to happiness. I am ever grateful for my Savior, for I know it is because of the Atonement, that He can heal us physically, spiritually, mentally and emotionally. 

How I live my faith

First off, living your faith does not mean only on Sundays. Living your faith is a way of life. Daily, I say prayers first thing in the moring and before I go to bed. I also read my scriptures each day, usually at the end because I find it a great way to unwind and relax before going to sleep. Serving others each day also helps me to live my faith because we are taught to serve others, as Jesus did. So many blessings come from serving others. I do have a calling in my ward serving the sisters from ages 18-31. They're such a joy to work with and have lots and lots of energy. It's great! I love getting to know each and everyone of them. So much talent each of them possess and the things they are doing with their lives are amazing! Many go to college while others are in their careers. I love visiting the sisters through the Visiting Teaching program. I am assigned to three sisters to go visit each month. I prepare a spiritul message to share with the sister in their home. Not only is a lesson shared, but we also do a lot of chatting. We're women, it's what we like to do. Many of them have become great friends. I also attend churh every Sunday. I need that spiritual feast to sustain me through the week. Plus, I love singing so singing the hymns each Sunday uplifts my heart.