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Hi I'm kris

I am a widow, a divorcee, a mother of 8 children, a grandmother of 9, and a rural mail carrier. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother and grandmother. I enjoy spending a lot of time with my children and grandchildren. I love the outdoors. I lke to camp, hike, watch the beauty of nature, especially sunrises and sunsets. I'm friendly. I like getting to know others. I smile a lot. It's probably my best talent. I enjoy playing board games with family and friends. I like my job as a rural mail carrier.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a very special family. My parents taught my by precept and example the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have a rich heritage of early members of the church. As a young teenager I prayed to know the truth of what I had been taught. I received a very quiet, but powerful answer that it was true. Whenever I get discouraged with self or with life, I draw strength from that experience and similar ones I've had since. My adult life has had various trials which I am so thankful to have a deep understanding of God's plan for me. My husband passed away from a heart attack at the age of 42. It was hard but I knew God loved me and was aware of my needs. I had much family and friends support. I also knew that we had entered into an eternal marriage covenant, where we could be an eternal family. I know we will be together again.

How I live my faith

I have had many experiences teaching children and youth in our church. Over the years I have also taught women in their own homes one on one. I have taken in dinners, helped with children, and cleaned houses when there was a crisis or a new baby. I am a ward missionary, which means i get to help teach new members of the church and also seek out those who for some reason are not attending and need an extra hand of fellowship. I enjoy visiting the temple once a week. There we act as proxies for those who have died, without a chance to take upon themselves sacred covenants and ordinances. I like sharing my testimony whenever anyone has a question or concern about the church.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

kris
Baptism is awesome. After repentance of their sins, new members are washed clean. They are truly starting a new life with a promise to keep God's commandments and take upon Christ's name and teachings. In return Heavenly Father helps us make right coices and an opportunity to live with Him again. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

kris
Eternal Life, what joy this gives my soul. Being widowed at a young age, I am so grateful to know that I can be with my husband again, if I live up to covenants I have made with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less