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Hi I'm Kathy

I'm a Mormon. My husband and I joined the LDS church when we were 27 years old and had 2 children.

About Me

I'm the wife of a remarkable and faithful man, the mom of 5 wonderful kids and the grandmother of 10 great kiddels. I went back to college at the age of 39 and received my nursing degree. I have my own in-home nursing business and specialize in Hospice care. I love being outside more then being in the house - gardening is one of my passions. I don't like to cook, but I do bake my own bread. My husband and I ride our Honda Valkyrie in the Rocky Mountains during the warm months. We love experiencing nature up close. I also crochet hats for the homeless, I'm obsessed with researching my roots, and I'm a true patriot. I love our inspired Constitution and everyday I include our servicemen and our country in my prayers.

Why I am a Mormon

To tell you the truth, my husband and I started looking for a church to send our kids to. We only had two children at the time and we wanted to expose them to religion so that they could choose to have God in their lives or not. We investigated several different secs, but when we looked into the Mormon church and attended some of their church meetings, we were impressed with the strong family bonds that the members had for each other. Husbands held their wives hands and took an active part in helping with their children. We agreed to have the missionaries come into our home and teach us about the gospel of Jesus Christ. As we listened to their message and read our own scriptures and the Book of Mormon, our hearts were soon softened and we recognized the truths that the missionaries shared with us. We were challenged to pray about what we were being taught. My husband received a strong witness of the truth within a week. It took me four months to receive my answer - which was that this was the correct church to join - not only for myself, but for my family. After we were baptized, we soon learned that it was okay to have more then two children and infact, our Heavenly Father had 3 more spirits in Heaven waiting for us to decide to bring them into this world through our family. Our conversion, felt more like a homecoming and we have experienced a calm satisfaction that we are on the path that the Lord wants us to follow. My greatest hope at this time is that our family will be together forever. I am at peace with who I am and what my purpose in life is.

How I live my faith

My religion is an everyday part of my life. I love being able to have a conversation with my Maker whenever I want to. I know that Heavenly Father loves me and that He hears and answers my prayers - although sometimes His answer is 'No.' I've learned to accept His wisdom and move on. As I go to church, read my Bible and the Book of Mormon, I continue to learn and my Faith is continues to grow. I have had a lot of jobs in the church - mostly teaching young children and sometimes teaching the women. Currently I work with LDS Family Service with their adoption program - which provides me with a lot of satisfaction. .

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Kathy
I know that Jesus suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross for all the sins of the world including my sins. I am eternally grateful for his gift ~ He died so that we (I) might live. What a GIFT! Show more Show less