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Hi I'm Kim

I'm a wife, a mother, a hairstylist, a scrapbooker and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife and mother of 3 fabulous young adults! I met my husband over 21 years ago after I returned from serving a full time mission for the church. He wasn't a member of the church at the time, but within weeks of meeting each other he began to take the missionary discussions. A few weeks later he was baptized and a year later we were married in the Los Angeles Temple. We have 2 daughters currently attending BYU, and have a son who is a sophomore in high school. I've been a hairstylist for over 27 years and an avid scrapbooker for almost 10 years! As a consultant for a leading stamping/scrapbooking company, I have the opportunity to teach what I love to do! Creating a layout or a special card for someone, helps me remember those special moments in life and connect with dear friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a "Mormon"? I actually don't like being called a Mormon. I prefer to say I'm a member of the church - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as the very name of the church denotes whom we worship. My mother was actually introduced to the church when she was in her 20's. A set of missionaries knocked on her door one day and that I guess you would say was the beginning. BUT - even though I have grown up in the church as a "Mormon" I would have to say that I actually have found out for myself that this church is true through reading the scriptures and through fervent prayer with my Heavenly Father. As a young adult I served a mission for the church. I was 21 at the time and while I understood a lot about the church it was while I was on my mission that I was truly converted. I can honestly say that mission was the hardest experience of my life and yet it was what ultimately strengthened my testimony the most. As I studied the scriptures, and learned about the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ, my testimony grew. The Holy Ghost bore a strong witness to me of the truthfulness of the gospel and the fact that Joseph Smith indeed was a prophet called of God. That he saw God the Father and His Son, even Jesus Christ. That they spoke to him and through him restored the very gospel of Jesus Christ that Christ organized while on the earth. Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has brought me great joy in my life. I've learned that God has a plan for me and that it's not by chance that I'm on the earth today, but that I'm here for a reason. This is not just a church. It's a way of life. It's the very center of who I am. As I strive each day to bring my life into alignment with the Saviors teachings.

How I live my faith

Currently I teach seminary for the church. Seminary is an early morning religion class that is held each day before school starts for high school age youth. In our area the kids are divided into classes based on the year they are in high school and I have been assigned to teach the junior class. Seminary was organized to help the youth of the church learn the scriptures and strengthen their testimonies. I attended seminary as a youth and so have firsthand experience of how much this program can help steady our young people. This is my second year teaching seminary and while it is a church assignment or calling that takes a lot of time each day for me to accomplish, it is an assignment that I absolutely love! It has helped strengthen my knowledge of the scriptures as I spend a lot of time studying them to prepare for each lesson. The church has an organized lesson plan which outlines what topics we need to cover from the scriptures. Each day I begin with a prayer before I read over the lesson plan and study the assigned passages of scripture. I've personally grown so much as the teacher of this class because of the preparation that I do in order to teach these youth. I can honestly say that I know this calling is a blessing for me and helps me to keep my life focused on the Savior.