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Hi I'm Kristin

I'm a wife, a mother, a runner, a microbiologist. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I feel like many different people, all rolled up in one. I am a wife of 19 years, still madly in love with my husband. I am a mother of four incredible, wonderful, challenging children. I am a college graduate with a bachelors degree in microbiology. At the moment, I am a stay-at-home mom, but I have worked in cytogenetic labs, microbiology labs, basic science research labs, clinical research offices, and I have taught in a community college. I love to play the piano and sing. I love to run and have completed two half-marathons. This summer I learned that I love to kayak. I love to camp and hike and swim. I love to eat and am a pretty decent cook.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church, but that isn't why I am a member today. I am a member because I have a testimony of my Savior, Jesus Christ. That was where my testimony of the Church began, with Jesus Christ. I knew he loved me and I loved him. I put his words to practice and the teachings brought me not only closer to him, but closer to the Gospel and the Church that I had grown-up believing in. Now I know that this Gospel is true and that this is His Church on the earth. Living the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings a peace and a joy I have found no where else.

How I live my faith

Life just seems to be getting busier and busier with demands on my time and my family coming from every direction. Staying close to the gospel of Jesus Christ and His Church helps me stay grounded and helps me keep my focus where it should be. Reading my scriptures and praying every day allows me to be a more loving wife, a more patient mother and a better person overall. Attending my church meetings and fulfilling my callings in the Church let me grow as a person and find talents I didn't know I had. I am the Primary President, a calling that scared me to death at first. A Primary President oversees the instruction of children from the age of 18 months through their 12th birthday. That is a daunting task! But in the year and a half that I have been serving I have found strength I didn't know I had, courage I was lacking before and a love for these little ones that deepens every week. I get to sing with these children, read to them, teach them from the scriptures about the life of the Savior. To see these children as Our Heavenly Father sees them...as His children...is truly to experience something divine.