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Hi I'm Kristin.

I grew up in the eastern U.S., with my teenage years in northern Virginia. I'm a wife, mom & part-time bookkeeper. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother of six children, three of which are now adults. I enjoy being a mom. I studied accounting in college, but decided to stay home and raise young children instead of pursuing a full-time career. Now that my children are all in school, I do part-time bookkeeping. I enjoy reading, crafting, playing the piano and spending time with my husband and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Mormon faith. I feel fortunate to have been taught from my earliest years about my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and their plan for me and everyone. Basically my testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ has grown gradually. I love the Book of Mormon and also reading of Jesus Christ's life and ministry in the New Testament. As I read these scriptures, I feel deep within myself of their truthfulness. Heavenly Father and Jesus have communicated with us through the scriptures to warn us of sin and the subtle tactics of Satan, to give us hope by teaching of the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us so we can repent and to show us how to find joy in our earthly experience through service to others and obedience to the commandments of God. We have a prophet on the earth now who leads and guides Jesus Christ's church today. The prophet and apostles give us love and encouragement, as well as spiritual instruction, and teach us how to be Jesus Christ's followers. The Church of Jesus Christ provides many opportunities for personal growth. We are sometimes asked to leave our comfort zone by giving talks in church, teaching gospel lessons, making visits to others in their homes and serving others in a variety of positions. I have found that personal sacrifice brings me happiness and makes me a better person.

How I live my faith

I like to volunteer at my children's schools. At church I currently spend time helping with the youth organization. I teach Sunday lessons and work with others to carry out weekday activities with the 14-15 year old girls in our congregation. I often recall the many adult leaders who positively influenced me in my childhood, and hope I can give back a small part to the next generation. I also love our congregation's women's organization. I have had many opportunities to serve and be served by other women of my faith.