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Hi I'm Krissy

I'm a native Californian. I'm a convert to the church of twenty-one years. I am a wife, mother, & teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 36-year-old wife and mother of three busy girls. I am doing my best to dedicate myself to their upbringing by being a stay-at-home mom. But those of you who are stay-at-home moms know that we don't do much "staying" at all. Our family is busy. I work as a teacher one day a week outside the home as well as having other home projects to help support our family. My daughters tell me that my next project ought to be to write a children's book, and I think I just might try it! I am focused now on saving money instead of just earning, through things like couponing, trading, and thrifting. I love connecting with friends and family on social media websites. And when there is a minute left in the day, I love to read.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the church going on 21 years. Everything I am and I everything I have chosen I owe to that singular decision at age 15. I was merely curious who those guys in white shirts, riding bicycles were. I let them in, and politely listened to their lesson. At first, I couldn't believe what they were saying could be true. But I really found myself intrigued by the book of scripture they brought me. I'm an avid reader, and I was sure I would be able to see right through their claims of an inspired book, translated from ancient scripture. However, the more I read of The Book of Mormon, the more I knew, it wasn't the writings of a boy or of men. This Book was the word and work of God. I decided that if that Book was the real deal, then I needed to reconsider praying about everying else the missionaries taught me. Even though I was scared that I was too young or naive to be making such a commitment such as baptism, I prayed and prayed that I would be led to make the right choice and feel the peace that comes from making the right decision. I can honestly say that I have never once regretted that decision. In fact, it truly was the best decison I have ever made. My gratitude exceeds my ability to express for the gift I have received.

How I live my faith

Naturally, I love sharing my faith with others. Both inside the church and with my non-member friends and neighbors. If you love something you share it, simple as that. I teach monthly in our women's meeting. I enjoy the challenge and responsibility of searching the scriptures to make a lesson that will uplift and strenghten my sisters in the gospel. However, I am sure it is I who learns the most from those lessons.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

Krissy
We believe the Bible is the word of God. It is a record of the ancient Jewish people of God and of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, we hold this book as sacred and love it. However, with the Bible, comes lots of different interpretations of the Bible and so lots of different churches, as well. Thank goodness God had a plan to help us with this problem. Since God loves all of his children all over the earth, he sent his Son, Jesus Christ to also teach the ancient inhabitants of the American Continent. They also had prophets who kept a record of Christ's teaching and commandments. The Bible and the Book of Mormon both are God's word and testify of Christ as the Savior of mankind. We believe the Book of Mormon is the word of God just as the Bible is. Only, when you have two different sources that teach the same thing, it just acts to reinforce the concept. While the Bible has had to be translated many times over the generations, the Book of Mormon is special because it has been translated just once. Show more Show less