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Hi I'm Kathryn

I'm an aspiring author and poet. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an Arizona native and have grown up in the church. I come from a small family that has pioneer ancestry on my father's side but, my mother is a convert. I am currently pursuing a degree in English and a certificate in Creative Writing. I have a true passion for writing and hope for my work to be published soon.

Why I am a Mormon

There have been times in my life that I have wondered where I would be without the church or the wonderful people I have met because of it. I can say that I know without a doubt that I would be a completely different person. The LDS church has helped me change and grow into someone that that I never would have been without it in my life. I am truely grateful for all the blessings that have come from being one of its members. The church is that one place that I can turn to when I feel like I can go nowhere else. I could never fully describe the comfort and acceptance that it has brought into my life. It has taught me to sacrifice the things that I want and to search for the things that our Heavenly Father wants for us. It has shown me a better way of being. It has helped me see who I want to be and that is one of the greatest blessings that anyone could ever have.

How I live my faith

Living my faith while being a college student is difficult but, not impossible. I have learned how to deter conflict when it comes to keeping my moral standards. My simplest way of doing this is by setting a good example. I try to be an honest individual who refrains from many of the popular trends and activities that are so often associated with the youth of our time. When people ask me why I do so, I tell them that I choose to live this way and that I enjoy my life the way that it is.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Of course not. We, as "ambassadors" of the church, are encouraged to help all of those in need. I remember that my youth group would do service project during Mutual. These projects would range from gathering school supplies for underprivledged children to volunteering at the homeless shelter to helping build and redecorate homes for those who had lost theirs. But service doesn't just stop with the big things; its in the little things too. You could tutor someone who's struggling with their homework or help someone who lost their keys. There is no telling what a hug or a smile can do to brighten somebody's day. By being someone's friend, you can help them in ways that you will never know. Show more Show less