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Hi I'm Kim

I'm a mom of 4 living children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I served in the Army out of High school. I am now a mom of four living children. I love to scrapbook and dabble in photography. I keep busy as the true soccer mom serving on the board of a local soccer club. If I'm not at home crafting I am usually at one of my kids events either piano, viola, soccer, basketball, baseball or scouts.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised in the church, I didn't truly convert until I 17. I had some struggles and choose to join the army to give my life purpose. It truly did. I found myself and also realized just how much those things I had been taught growing up were really such a core part of me. I committed my life from that point on to serving the Lord and living in a way that would make him proud of me. Having gone through the struggles I did caused me to learn how to apply the atonement to my life which has helped me many times later through my life as we have gone through heartbreak to turn to my husband and the Lord for support. I can't imagine my life without the gospel and all the support and strength and knowledge it gives me in my life. To know that my children who did not live, will be mine again someday is something that has given me the strength to pick myself up and continue on.

How I live my faith

I have served in many ways over the years in the church. Currently I work with the Cub Scouting program. I coordinate and organize the pack meetings. I make sure all the paperwork is done to keep the program running. I love the opportunity I have to go with my husband to visit single sisters who live near us and to become friends by visiting sisters each month.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

No, I love all that we do to serve those around us. I love that as we see a family or person in need we can take a meal to help in their time of stress or illness. My family on many occassions has arranged with others around us meals when a mom is on bedrest or has had a surgery. My son is so used to helping others move in and out, that when he sees a moving truck in our neighborhood he goes over to see if he can help them unload their furniture. My boys as scouts do many hours of service and much of this is given through the community. Recently they have spent many hours helping me work with a local soccer club to organize their equiptment. Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

For me, I know I need a Savior as I am imperfect. I can't do everything right that I should. None of us can. We all make mistakes. I have made some big mistakes in my life and had I not had a savior what would have been the point in trying to do better? But becuase I have a loving savior who has atoned for my sins. To know that even if no one else on earth made a mistake he would have done that just for me has given me the strength and courage to leave past mistakes behind me and strive to live a better life. I still make mistakes, though more often than not it's the small things in life, but my savior is there for me through all those small mistakes of life too. He atoned for those for me also. I can't imagine my life without his loving sacrifice of the atonement for me. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

As a mormon woman myself I can say I'm a stay at home mom, who is happy to send my kids to school to be taught by others who had studied how to teach them. I spend my time canning food, preparing meals, reading books, writing my blog, scrapbooking, doing crafts, I'm a photographer, I hate to cook dinner but love to bake, I make wedding cakes and specialty cakes and find every excuse to not do my laundry. But I love the life I have choosen. I love that I have a husband who loves to support me in all of those things. Who doesn't push me to work outside the home. By choosing to stay at home I can go into my kids classes each week and help at school. I spend many hours being on a board of a local soccer club to keep the sport fun and afforable by donating my time. I love that in the Gospel I am taught and encouraged to make decisions for my family with my husband and to focus my life on my family. They are the highest priority in my life and I love that I have so much support in focusing my life in that way. Show more Show less