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Hi I'm Kevara

I'm a country girl raising 6 kids and hopelessly in love with my husband. I'm also a Mormon.

About Me

I don't do anything really well, but I enjoy most everything! I run for sanity, read for pleasure, cook & clean out of duty, and love to listen & learn. I enjoy organizing, practical jokes, basketball & teaching. I am practical and plain-spoken (which gets me into some trouble...). I spent the first part of my life living in the country, where rural life found a place in my heart. Nothing feeds my soul quite like huge trees, mountains, and flowers. I met the man of my dreams at Brigham Young University and he continues bless my life every day. We are happy to be raising our six school-aged kids in a town small enough that we know half of the people in the 4th of July parade! I do not currently use my education as a Registered Nurse, but I hope to someday become a midwife and do humanitarian work.

Why I am a Mormon

Matthew chapter 7, verse 20 reads, "By their fruit shall ye know them." This verse helped me to clarify my feelings about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The expectations and doctrine of the Church are clear. In fact, of all the religions I have investigated, the doctrine of this church is the clearest. Answers are to be found on every subject. "What manner of men ought ye to be? Verily, I say unto you, even as I am." (3 Nephi 27:27 in the Book of Mormon) Invitations to repent and improve were the first fruits. The counsel was varied and pertinent to my life: be honest, be kind and loving, dress modestly, be reverent, read the words of Christ daily, pray to Him, etc. Everything I heard involved more love and service, with less selfishness and closed-mindedness. Logically, I liked the fruit. However, there was another, more important fruit to investigate. That is, how did I feel about what I heard? As I attended church services, I felt peace. As I pondered doctrine, I felt clarity not confusion. As I made changes in my life, I felt happy. Following after these fruits has brought me to this place in my life. I have been happy every day that I had the courage to follow my heart.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in my every hour. My belief in Jesus Christ and the love I feel He has for me has changed my life forever. His love gives my life value. and if I have been given something of value, I believe I will be held accountable for how I use it. I often ask myself, "If the Savior stood beside me would I do the things I do?" Because I teach a Sunday School class in church, I am constantly asking myself if I am living what I teach. I try to follow His example and do the things that would be pleasing to Him. I am efficient and quick, but I try to remember serving people is more important than any task to be accomplished. "If the Savior stood beside me would i say the things I say?" Whether I am speaking to my children, my Sunday School class, my neighbors, or the kids at school (where I volunteer) I try to remember the way Jesus Christ speaks to me through the scriptures and inspiration- sometimes firmly, but always quietly and full of love.