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Hi I'm Kimberly

I didn't grow up in the church but joined when I was 17. I am a working student and mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and I have 2 beautiful children with another on the way. I am first and foremost a wife and mother. I am also a makeup artist, cosmetologist, barber, and a part time college student majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics. I enjoy learning and can't seem to attend enough school or obtain enough knowledge whether it be spiritual or temporal. I also love to sing, be outdoors, scrap book, play games, read, draw, travel, play with my kids and enjoy my family. I have my many interests. I have been an EMT. I love anything involving the medical world. I wanted to be an OBGYN and then decided that I could wait and let my husband finish school first and started a family. These items came first on my list of priorities. I was raised in home run by the mother and I wanted to escape that and have a household that was equally run, and so I do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Lutheran. We attended church and were very active in our church until we moved from the Bay Area to North Western California near El Dorado Hills. We attended a Lutheran church still in EDH, and after my confirmation I started to explore the truths in the Bible that were'nt being followed. I questioned my clergy a lot and this was frustrating for my pastor. I was even asked at one point not to come back for a while. I didn't understand why the Trilogy was thought to be 1 person especially if it were so why Jesus would pray to himself in the Garden of Gethsemene if He was Him, and why the clergy were paid, or how God wasn't a man of flesh and bone if we were made in His image. I didn't understand why there were so many churches on the earth when it was said that there was "one faith, one church and one baptism". I knew that God's church was here on the earth and I intended on finding it. It said in James to, "ask God who giveth to all men liberally..." I knew that He would lead me to the truth, to the fullness of His gospel, his one true church, here for me to be a part of. I wanted to return to Him one day and I knew that I could, I just needed to find the way, and so my journey began....... I never thought that it would lead me here, but boy was I wrong. After many churches and investigation, and much prayer and fasting, one night the Lord led me to the Book of Mormon. I knew when I read the words in the Book of Mormon, on my own, that this was God's church here upon the earth. The Spirit touched me to the very fiber of my being and testified of the truthfullness of the words that I was reading. I couldn't deny that God, not man, had led me there and that my life was about to change for all eternity and I was so grateful for the end of a sarch and the beginning of the most beautiful journey I will ever take. I no sooner sought out the missionaries to receive baptism by those who held God's true authority here on the earth. The rest is history.

How I live my faith

Since being a member I have been involved in young women's (youth group), primary (children's sunday school), nursery, the Relief Society (women's organization), the church library, music programs, activities commities, etc. Through assembling personal hygiene/survival kits, making blankets for babies and the homeless, helping those in batterred women's shelters to find job and donate clothes, and so many other wonderful efforts we participate in, being an active member of His church has taught me the true meaning of charity, integrity, humility, kindness, virtue, love, sacrifice, and the importance of being true to yourself and our Father in Heaven. We are in no means perfect people, but we strive for righteousness. We are a church of imperfect people and we grow and learn from the weaknesses, after all we are human. We are here to support one another and lift each other up when we can't see beyond the climb. We are not here to judge, only to love.