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Hi I'm Katie

I'm a California native, I have an Art degree, I create & sell jewelry and I'm Mormon.

About Me

By looking at me you can gather a few things about me. You can see that by the way I dress I am fashion conscious and creative and that I enjoy food. haha What you can't tell by just looking at me: I'm witty. I am loyal. I can be sarcastic at times. I have a love for all animals and nature. I enjoy traveling and love to see the world and feel the weight of history. I have an anxiety disorder (OCD). I'm accepting and open minded. I enjoy writing and creating. I make and sell jewelry. I have quite the shoe collection. I love playing with makeup. I consider myself to be cultured. I listen to Indie and Classical music. I work in real estate with bank owned properties. But most importantly I'm Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. That doesn't mean my family was perfect. Despite the fact that we love each other we still had our problems. I had a hard time growing up and didn't have it easy among my peers. But I felt comforted when I prayed to God and I felt love knowing that Jesus Christ suffered and died for me. Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have been constant though all of the ups and downs I have faced. They are my unyielding strength and support. I know that they know me and know what I have gone through and am currently going though. I know that Heavenly Father loves everyone who has lived and does live on earth and we are his sons and daughters. He knows us by name and wants what's best for us. I know that because of this he has provided prophets to share his guidance and council. The Bible and Book of Mormon are truly his words. Being a Mormon fills me with joy and gives my life depth and purpose. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for me and that I can, though living the teachings of the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, return to be with him again. I have felt this joy no where else.

How I live my faith

I attend my local singles ward every Sunday. During the weekdays I read the scriptures and study the words and counsel from apostles, prophets and other leaders and peers of the church. Studying these things helps me to remember my goals in life and encourages me to remain faithful. I have neighbors that attend the near by University. On the weekends there are often loud parties and drinking next door. Instead of participating in these activities I will spend time with friends that have my same standards. When we invite others who are not of our faith to spend time with us they have said that they never realized that you can cut alcohol out of the picture and still have fun.

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Katie
I personally have had friends who feel attracted to members of the same sex. This has not made them less of a friend to me. These have been people I know and love. Some of these friends have been raised Mormon. But because of their love of God and their belief and faith in the gospel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they have sought to obey the commandments of Heavenly Father. I have supported and applauded them for their strength and faithfulness. Despite the fact that in the world around them they are encouraged to act of fleeting thoughts and feelings they have received countless blessings for choosing to uphold the moral standards they hold dear. This doesn't mean they haven't struggled. In seeing these friends of mine work so hard to live in the way God intended it has been an inspiration. I know the value of the family and it's importance. God intended everyone to be born into a home with a loving father and mother. Everyone deserves that. Supporting God's Plan and promoting the divine structure of the family in turn blesses so many. Show more Show less