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Hi I'm Ken

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I suffer from Bipolar Depression. I have experienced many iterations of treatment to include electro-convulsive therapy (ECT). Although my symptons are controlled with medication, I still have to start each day with a leap of faith. Through all that has occured since my diagnosis years ago, including losing my eternal companion, I have always known that my Heavenly Father loves me and is aware of my limitations. I still am compelled to serve daily in his kingdom because I know he needs me. I am unable to hold down a job but that doesn't stop me from volunteering for the LDS church and serving in callings in the Church. I know that in the eternities my body will be perfected once again and I will have an inheritance in the Celestial Kingdom if I remain above reproach in my conduct with regard to Church standards.

Why I am a Mormon

As a convert, I was first attracted to the LDS church through the example of young people in and around my circle of friends. I wasn't a bad kid. I drank alcohol but I played sports, served in student government and had exceptional academic performance. But life was moving on and I felt I was missing something important. I prayed to God on an irregular basis in the way I knew how as taught to me by my Christian friends but I always feared death because I didn't know what would happen. When I was invited to learn more about the LDS religion through a girl I was dating I readily accepted. I was taught about a great plan in which all of Heavenly Father's children could return to live with him some day. This appealed to me. When I read the Book of Mormon, the Holy Ghost testified to my soul that it is the word of God. I was baptized a member of this church because I wanted to follow the example of my Savior Jesus Christ and I knew that this is his restored church on the earth today.

How I live my faith

I serve in my ward as a leader in the Priesthood organization chartered to care for the less fortunate and the widows in our boundaries. As an outward manifestation of my faith I regurlary share my testimony of the Book of Mormon and Jesus Christ with others who are not of my faith. I find great joy in serving as a volunteer for the LDS church's welfare organization on a regular basis. I love my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ and want to please them with good works as commanded in the Bible.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

I firmly believe that Thomas S. Monson is the prophet of the only true and living church on the face of the earth today, even The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less