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Hi I'm Kendra

I'm a mother of two, a Registered Nurse, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Washington state where I earned my first bachelors in Psychology. After three years of working as a mental health case manager, I decided to go to nursing school so I moved to Anchorage, Alaska where I earned my second bachelors in Nursing and met my husband. We are now in sunny Arizona raising our two beautiful children. I work as a home health RN to enjoy a schedule I can design around my family.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel is the most central part of who I am. It defines everything I am or ever hope to be. It brings great peace and comfort to my life, especially in a world of shifting standards. I have had countless experiences that have brought me closer to my Savior Jesus Christ. I remember being in high school and trying to figure out if I had a testimony of the gospel. I was in Sacrament meeting and I remember a newly called missionary giving a talk about whether or not he believed the church was true. He said simply, "this is either true, or it's not," then "if this was not true, why would I feel such peace?" It was then I had an overwhelming answer and confirmation of peace for myself that this is true, real and the Joseph Smith was in fact called to bring about the last dispensation. He saw God the Father and Jesus Christ, and later restored the fullness of the gospel to the earth. He lived his life for God from the day he received his answer to prayer to the day he was martyred for his beliefs in Carthage jail. I have so much happiness in my life, despite trials we all face, and know it's my belief in my Savior and Father in Heaven that brings me true joy. The gospel simply put recharges me week to week to get through any small or large trials we go through.

How I live my faith

I am part of the largest women's organization in the world (called Relief Society). The women of our church go to it each Sunday. Once a month we have some type of activity for the women in our congregation and I serve on the committee to plan these activities. We do many fun and service-oriented activities, getting to know each other and people in our community better.