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Hi I'm Kim

I'm an ARMY brat, Air Force wife, stay-at-home mom, and a runner. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

A little about me :) I am a stay-at-home mom of 2 teenage boys and wife of an Air Force officer. I grew up in the ARMY and traveled all over, so it has been only natural to continue this lifestyle. I love to learn, read, and run. I also enjoy watching my sons play sports! My family is the most important thing to me :)

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of the LDS church, but at a certain point in my life I had to make the choice for myself. When I was about 20 I struggled to know if I wanted to continue being active in my church. I began to read my scriptures and pray to know if this was the Lord's church. I received an answer to my prayers, not all at once, but slowly. As I remained obedient to the commandments, the Lord would let me know that it was the correct path. My testimony continues to grow every day, as I remain faithful to the Lord and His commandments. Over the last 15 years I have learned that obedience is ALWAYS the best policy! I doesn't always mean there isn't pain, but it means that my Heavenly Father will be there to support me when I am weak. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and the savior of the world. I know that God lives and is very aware of my needs and desires and always knows what is best for me, even when I think I know. I am so grateful to be a member of His church! He loves us and wants us to be happy!

How I live my faith

Our church is not just a place we visit on Sundays. It is a way of life for most of us! We have many opportunities to serve each other. We have the opportunity to receive "callings", which are assigned duties. It is completely optional, but most people have at least one calling, but sometimes more than one. I have had many different callings, most of which have been teaching callings. I have taught young children and older children and even in our women's group. I have also been on committees to help plan and carry out activities in our ward. I am currently a youth leader of young women ages 16-18. I teach them a lesson on Sundays and then we have activities on Tuesday nights that I am a part of as well. I have worked with youth of all different ages for about 12 years now and love it!! One of my favorite callings that I have had most of my adult life is being a visiting teacher. As a visiting teacher, we are given a partner and then assigned a group of 3-4 ladies that we are responsible for. We visit them at least once a month and keep our eye on them. It is our job to make sure they are okay and to take care of any needs that may arise, or to let our leaders know if there are issues that may require more attention. For instance, one of the sisters that I am resposible for just had surgery, so I brought dinner one evening and then other sisters were alerted to help, and bring dinner over the next few nights. I am so grateful that we have the opportunity to serve each other. Our church is very service orientated. None of us are paid for the work we do, and it is all on a volunteer basis. Most of the time when I receive a new calling, I am nervous about my assignment. I usually feel inadequite and unsure of my skills. However, after serving in so many different capacities, I have gained some invaluable skills to help me. I know that I can rely on the Lord to help me and he gives me the strength and confidence to accomplish the things I am asked to do.