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Hi I'm Kami

I love to smile. I love to laugh. I love life. I love being a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of 8 children in my family, and though life can be crazy at times, I love it. I have learned through my 19 years that through obstacles we grow the most. When I was 16, my mother passed away from Breast Cancer. Luckily, I have an optimistic father who embraced the future looking for what would come of it. He, my brothers, and I joined together to overcome this hard time. Soon after my mom's passing, my dad remarried--doubling the size of my family. I thought the transition would be hard, but I love this change. I keep busy with school and work, trying to make the most of the precious time I have been given. I follow my dad's example and live life with a smile on my face. A positive attitude makes everything so much easier. It's the little things in life that matter most, and I do all I can to make the best of it. I am serving a mission for the church in Chile for 18 months. I am excited to share our message with others and bring them to the knowledge I have. Since the Lord has done so much for me, I will do all I can to pay him back...including serving a full-time mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe its teachings. I was raised in the church ever since I was born, to parents who are dedicated to the faith. Their adoration for the Gospel served as an example to me to search for the truthfulness. And that I did find. I know that Christ is our Redeemer, and is there to comfort us with anything and everything. I know he has living prophets on the earth today to lead and guide us through modern revelation. I know Heavenly Father loves me and gives me trials and struggles to make me stronger and become more like him. I know my family is forever through the sealing powers of the temple. I know the priesthood is God's power here on earth, is real, and is restored on the earth today. I know the Book of Mormon is another record of ancient people, like the Bible, and through it I can find an answer to any question. I know all of these things are true because they have been testified to me through the Holy Ghost. He testifies of all truth, and I have felt his presence as studying these Gospel principles.

How I live my faith

I live what I believe. Simple enough. I believe I am a daughter of God, and live up to that divine heritage. I believe in the Latter-Day prophets and obey their counsel. I believe the Savior is my redeemer and comforter and use his love in my everyday life. I believe the Gospel is Christ's church on the earth today, and let it shine in my countenance. I believe my family can be together forever and I work to build those everlasting relationships. I believe I can return to live with my Heavenly Father in the Celestial Kingdom after I die and endure to the end to make that possible. I serve with the young children in Primary and accompany their singing on the piano. I love their sweet spirits and pure willingness to learn about the Savior. I am preparing to serve a full-time mission. I am excited to share my beliefs with those who have never heard them. I look forward to bringing people to the Gospel and sharing the happiness I feel from it.

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

Kami
What makes us living on the Earth today different than those in biblical times? Heavenly Father would never abandon his children with no guidance on how to live their life. He loves all his children. The living prophet today still communicates with the godhead to prepare us for times ahead. He speaks with the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost to know what he needs to teach us. So many times have I heeded to his counsel and seen the blessings come. I have felt peace and comfort from the words of the prophet, and listening to him speak sounds like he's speaking directly to me. When the prophet speaks I feel the power and word of Christ coming from his mouth. The latter day prophets are God's mouthpiece on the earth today. I believe in him and all that he says--that it is from God himself. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Kami
The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, like the Bible. It is the record of the ancient people in the Americas. The civilizations in America had prophets too, like the people of Jerusalem. They received through revelation the word of God, and recorded the word on metal plates. We get the name "The Book of Mormon" from the prophet Mormon. Mormon was the name of one of the last prophets to write in this book. He compiled all the records together into one book. The last to write his record was Moroni. He promises to us that if we read the book and pray about its truthfulness, it will be revealed to us through the Holy Ghost that it IS true. He finished his record, and laid the plates in a hill in modern New York. Years later, a young boy (Joseph Smith) prayed to the Father about which church to join. He was answered that none of them were the true church. Later, he received the plates and was commanded to translate them. His translation is what we know today as the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less