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Hi I'm Kristina

I'm a Mormon. I am a Mom of 4 children who loves to be with the family and learn each day.

About Me

Learning is my passion. I received a bachelors in Behavioral Science but chose to stay at home with my children. I look forward to continuing my education one day. For now I am learning new skills such as sewing, making my own sewing patterns, reading, canning, and volunteering in the community. I love serving at my childrens school in the library and in their classes. My husband, Lee, volunteers at the high school building the sets for the plays and musicals. My favorite time of the day is reading time with my kids. Curled up together on our saggy, baggy couch with little eyes peering under arms and over shoulders to catch a glimpse of the new adventure. The sound of my voice carries us across deserts, mountains, forests, valleys and even into space. We discover new opportunities, travel to new lands, meet new friends, and bask in the love of our family. Our love for each other is weaved tightly through these great adventures. Family time is a must and acheived in a variety of ways. On Mondays we hold our weekly faily night. We also go for bike rides, attend plays, visit museums, zoos, hike, ride bikes, play games and watch movies and of course read. I am a little slow in physical movement but my family waits patiently for me. How thankful I am for each member of my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who were active in the church. Yet it was not until I was a teenager that I began to gain my own testimony. I read the Book of Mormon for the first time all the way through. I started the book 4 times before I finally made it to the end. On the fourth time I was blessed to feel the Holy Ghost every time I picked it up. I would read before I went to sleep and often found that I had to force myself to put the book down so that I could wake up for early morning scripture study at the church (aka seminary). When I finished the book I took the challenge at the end of the book to pray to know if it was true. I have taken this challenge many times since and continue to feel the power of the Book of Mormon. How blessed I have been since that first reading. I am a Mormon because I know that I am a loved daughter of God. When ever there has been a struggle or a crossroad of choices I have found my answers through prayer. His phone line has never been too busy for me. He has helped me to know what to study in college, who to marry, how to help my children, where to live, and so much more. My family has received great blessings from obedience to the Prophet and church leaders. We have gained family unity through holding weekly family night, daily family scripture study and prayer, eating together as a family and attending church together. I am able to teach my children how to choose the right and never compromise my standards. Last month we were challenged to pray for the pure love of Christ in our families everyday. I can see the change in me as a mom. I am learning to have more patience, quickly responding to my family needs, and looking for ways to serve others around me. My children are also being blessed- the other day I watched my son do his brothers chore. We are constantly being challenged to reach closer to God and finding ourselves doing so. I know this church is true.

How I live my faith

How do I live my faith? Everyday! Starting each day with a prayer and reading the scriptures helps me to start the day out right. In my solitude, I find the peace of the spirit prepares me each morning for the hectic family schedule. Family prayer is the bookends of our day and the day is never complete without family scripture study. Service is very important to us and we strive to serve in our neighborhood, at the schools, and in our church. I work with the youth in our church. How blessed I am to interact with each young woman and to watch them grow.