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Hi I'm Kristina

I'm a wife, I'm a daughter, I'm a mother, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 51 year old Wife of one, Mother of 3, Mother-in-law of 3, and Grandmother of 4. I love the light the gospel has brought into my life and the positive changes that living the gospel plan has made in my life and the lives of my family. I am grateful to my loving Heavenly Father for the blessings that He has granted me and for my opportunity to come to the earth and this wonderful time.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 19 years old and engaged to be married, the missionaries first came to my door. I had always been a religious child and young woman, but had never found anything that quite fit, and always willingly listened, and even sought out people who would tell me of their faith. At first, this was just an intellectual experience, me wanting to know what Mormons believed, but as the missionaries taught about our relation to Deity: that we were once spirit children living with our Heavenly Parents, that we came to this earth to learn and grow (much like being off to college) and that we would return to our Heavenly Family after this life; I KNEW these things were true, and I had a witness that I had known these truths before. When later I was taught the principle that our Earthly families were meant to last forever and that we could be sealed for eternity, my heart sang for joy. Of course life hasn't been all moonbeams and cotton candy, some of it has been hard, but just like the 19 year old newly engaged woman, I still thrill at the knowledge that my husband (of 32 years) can still be mine forever.

How I live my faith

Now that my children have grown and moved away I spend much of my time doing volunteer work, much in the field of Family History. I learned to love Family History and my grandmother's knee and now spend 25 hours a week doing Family History or helping others do theirs. I am grateful for my many, many grandmas and grandpas who had the courage to live lives of integrity and who collectively gave me a goodly heritage. I seek to share that love of family with my children and grandchildren by sharing stories of great family heroes (from great family stories). I have hopes that one day soon I will begin to write down these memories to share with future generations, but like many am procrastinating the hard stuff.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Kristina
Absolutely, we believe that the Bible is the word of God. I love the Bible and try to read it from cover to cover every year or two. The Bible, both Old and New Testaments witness to the divinity of my Savior, Jesus Christ. I love that in the Bible we see how God has dealt with His people for millenniums, and from that I find comfort that He will continue to deal with his people; providing prophets and teachers to guide us through the dangers of our times, just as He did in times of old. Show more Show less