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Hi I'm Kimberly

I was born and raised in California, lived in Idaho for 13 years, and now make my home in Minnesota with my two sons.

About Me

Gardening, cooking, and the arts, all interest me. Two of my favorite places on earth, that I would willing go to at a drop of the hat, are the Redwoods and Yellowstone! My two sons bring a fresh perspective to life and draw me out of my otherwise introverted default. Working as a nurse has allowed me to take care of people from all walks of life and see the best and worst humanity has to offer. I would like to someday see the Aurora Borealis.

Why I am a Mormon

While I grew up in the church, I also learned I had to come to my own understanding of what I believed. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay area afforded me the opportunity to go to church with friends from several different religions. As a youth and young adult, I fasted and prayed and realized the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was the right place for me.

How I live my faith

The most important part of living my faith is teaching my children about the gospel of Jesus Christ. Each night, we read scriptures together as a family and discuss how they apply to our lives today. I want them to understand God always loves them and is always there for them. His love doesn't need to be earned and can't be lost, it's always there. The gospel teaches them how to make good decisons. It also helps us to know not to give up on ourselves or others when we make foolish choices. The gospel helps to remind us what is truly important in this life and where to center our focus. There are days, when all the responsibilties and demands of single parenting seem to be overwhelming and my attitude doesn't necessarily reflect the values I hold dearest. During these times God has stood by me, and helped strengthen my resolve by sending caring people to help remind me we are not in this alone.