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Hi I'm Kris

I'm a wife and mother. I'm a cook. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born to a great family. I am the only daughter with four brothers. I am a middle child. Yes, I was spoiled. I love music and sang a lot during high school, in choirs and solos at church. I now sing in choir at church and karaoke in my living room. I have been married for 25 years to a great man. We have four children, 3 girls and one boy. We live on a little farm and have cows, chickens, goats and dog and cats, of course. I never thought I would be a farmer but here I am and I LOVE it! I work at a high school as a baker. I love working with the youth. They always amaze me how great they are. I love to camp and enjoy the outdoors. I love reading. I love to sew, quilt and craft but never seem to have enough time to do it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family. Both of my parents joined the church when they were teenagers. Being a Mormon was just who we were. We went to church every Sunday, prayed as family, had family home evening (family time every Monday night) and were expected to live like a Mormon. There came a time in my life in which I made the decision for myself as to whether I wanted to live like a Mormon and raise my family in this religion. Gratefully I made the decision to continue with the faith of my family. It has been the cornerstone to our family and given me peace in times of trial. I has given me answers when I needed them, especially while raising teenagers. It has been a cornerstone to my marriage also. In a world where marriage and family has been challenged, our faith has been a constant guide. It gives me hope. It makes me a better wife and mother, better friend and daughter. I am a better person because of the decision to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon is a way of life for me. In everything I do I hope to be an example of a what and who a Mormon is. I want to be a good neighbor. I try to be honest in all I do. I pray daily with my family and alone. I read scriptures with my family and on my own. We have family home evening. I go to church every Sunday and support family members in activities at church they want to attend. In our church most people have a "calling" where they freely serve the church and members of the church. Right now my calling is Stake Young Women's President. I work with other women in the area who teach young women ages 12-18. We get to visit the units in the area and meet with the young women. Every year we have a Young Women's Camp where we get to go camping for a week, with about 150 young women and leaders, and teach and learn how to be self sufficient in many situations in the outdoors. Most importantly, though, we become closer to God and His Son, Jesus Christ through experiences of prayer and scripture time, talks and programs in which we feel the Spirit of the Holy Ghost testifying truth. It is one of my favorite things I get to do in my calling. We also provide dances every month for the young women and young men (ages 14-18). This is a fun social time for the young people with clean, wholesome music and moral environment. It is fun to watch the youth mingle and enjoy their time together in a safe place. We provide many other wholesome and fun activities for our young people to help built their testimonies. Every four years we have a pioneer trek in which they pull a handcart for a couple of days to experience what the pioneers did for us so many years ago. We dress as pioneers and have experiences as pioneers. This has been a humbling experience for our youth. Makes them grateful for what sacrifices were done for them and our religion. These are just a few of the activities we provide for the youth of the church. I love working with the youth.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Kris
Yes, I believe we have a prophet today who leads God's people. Why would God abandon His people now? He loves His children and wants us to know how to survive in this crazy world! The prophet is the man called who gives us direction for today! Show more Show less