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Hi I'm Kylier.

I love chocolate. I play video games and watch anime. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Oh, boy. The place where I tell you all of the weird things about me. Like how I collect gum wrappers because they're shiny, or I do my homework when I'm bored. Then there are the simpler things, like how I stay up later than I should and get up early in the morning anyways. How I talk to my friends during class and complain about homework or teachers. How I stress about what I am going to do when I go to college and what I am going to do about the hole in my favorite pair of jeans. All of a sudden you get the bigger stuff. Like how my dad is bipolar. How my mom is continually worried about getting all of the bills paid and keeping her job. All of these and more are what I am like, what I live with. There are other parts of me that won't go on this profile. I prefer leaving something for others to get to know when they feel they want to know more. And doesn't that just sound weird.

Why I am a Mormon

Unlike the more dedicated folks in the church, I was raised in it. My mom was too. Unfortunately, we weren't really active when I was younger. Then my parents got divorced and my mom got custody. We moved to a new state and it took a few more years before we got involved. And that was because my mom got snagged as the librarian. Eventually (another year or two), I got more involved. I was awkward, I was shy, I was learning. It took a while, but I soon stopped reciting the answers they gave us at church and began to believe them myself. I got started on Personal Progress. I started reading the Book of Mormon. It's strange that I could be a member of the church for around seven years and yet know barely anything about it. Even now, I am still learning things I should have known a long time ago. I make mistakes. Everyone does, everyone will. But I am happy to have the knowledge that I do. I can't force my beliefs on anyone. In fact, that would probably just force them away. I don't like being pushy, I don't like being rude. I prefer being an example of what this church believes. It isn't a thing you can turn on and off, like a switch. These principles and ideals are a lifestyle. You have to live like you believe. Otherwise, you are just going through the motions of some philosophy you may or may not trust with your whole being.

How I live my faith

I don't do too much. I go to church on Sunday. Most of what I do is live the principles. Or at least try to. I don't always succeed in doing what I should. Oh, there are somethings I will never do. Like drink or do drugs. I do my best to be kind to all. Though there are those times of the month when I get cranky, like all women do. I try to help out when I can and where I can. I try to do all of the things I should be doing. I could always do better and I know that I have it in me to go that extra mile. Sometimes I do, and sometimes I don't. But that is what is the best about being imperfect. You can make mistakes, and it will be alright. It might not be alright immediately, and you might mess up big time, but there are always ways to get back on track. That was the reason we were put here. To be tested and pushed to our limits, but still get right back up and keep on going. Like the energizer bunny.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Mormons help everyone. Service is one of the most emphasized principles in this church. There is always something going on, whether it be helping out a soup kitchen, donating, or even just helping out some random stranger. I try to help by doing the little things. Kind words, smiles, and being available are a few general ways to get started on doing service. You never know who needs a little encouragement. Show more Show less