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Hi I'm Kelly

I'm a Mormon, and I LOVE IT!!! I grew up in Southern California. I am a wife, and I am a mom of four boys and one girl.

About Me

Hm, well, first off, I am not that good at talking about myself. I have been married for 13 years. Over those years I have had 5 children. Four of them are boys, and they youngest is a girl. They are my everything, and they take up all of my time. Right now in life I feel more like I am a taxi, but I wouldn't trade a day of it for anything in the world. In my free time I enjoy writing, reading, taking long baths, working out, playing with my kids, and spending time with my incredible husband. I use to home school all of my kids when we lived in California, but since moving to Texas they are all attending school. So, I have a lot of free time during the day to spend with my daughter. She is 3 going on 24 years old! Together we do preschool, swim, and shop. I love coupons. I am not a shelf clearer, but with 5 kids I need to find ways to save money when shopping for them!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon my whole entire life. My mother was a member of the church, and my father wasn't. When I was about 5 or 6 years old he joined the church. I have always had very good parents and leaders that have shown me the way, but that is not why I am a member of this church. I am a member of this church because I know it is true! Today is church I had a hymn come to my mind, and sometimes I feel like it explains it all. I stand all amazed at the love Jesus offers ME. Confused at the grace that so fully he proffers ME. I tremble to know that for ME he was crucified. That for ME a sinner, he suffered, he bled and died. Oh it is wonderful that he should care for ME enough to die for ME! Oh it is wonderful, wonderful to ME! I marvel that he would descend from his throne devine. To resuce a sould so rebelious and proud as MINE. That he should extend his great love unto such as I, Sufficient to own, to redeem, and to justify. Oh it is wonderful that he should care for ME enough to die for ME! Oh it is wonderful, wonderful to ME! I think of his hands pierced and bleeding to pay the debt! Such mercy, such love and devotion, can I forget? No, no I will praise and adore at the mercy seat, Until at the glorified throne I kneel at his feet. Oh it is wonderful that he should care for ME enough to die for ME! Oh it is wonderful, wonderful to me! I love God, and I love Jesus, and that is why I am a member of this beautiful true church!

How I live my faith

Let's see, have been a member for many years, I have had a lot of opportunities to serve in the church. I am new to the Houston, TX area, and I have not really been given a chance to serve in my new ward yet. But in the past I have taught the youth, taught the little kids, worked in the wonderful Cub Scout program that our church has, served in the library, visit taught several ladies, and so forth. There is always something to do at church and I am always more than willing to help out.

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Kelly
In our family as a husband and wife we have always put God first. In doing so, everything else just seems to fall into place. First of all, let me tell you that I am not perfect. I have my days, like everyone does, but keeping my line of sight towards what I want out of life for my marriange and for my family helps me to strive to always be a better person. So, like I said, we put God first, following God is each other, then our children. I believe it is important to have a relationship with my Heavenly Father. In having this personal relationship, I am able to have a healthy relationship with my husband. As long as these two relationships are in tack, it allows my husband and I to raise healthy, happy, children that love their Heavenly Father, and that strive to be good people. Show more Show less