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Hi I'm Katie

I grew up in the heart of a big city. I can almost always find something to laugh about. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a big sister of two little rascals (brothers). The three of us along with our parents have lived downtown in a big city for almost my whole life. My family and I live in a wonderful old drafty house. I loved my high school and I love the city I grew up in. I went to Brigham Young University for my Freshmen year and had five wonderful roommates who made me laugh and made me feel like I was home. We had weekly pillow fights and ate peanut butter for nearly every meal. Oh and classes? Yeah those were good too :) I love it when it rains. I love to write. I am majoring in elementary education and I hope to one day teach. I am also serving a mission for my church and will be taking a year and a half off of school to teach others about my faith.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know it is true. I know it has to be true because of how the gospel makes me feel. I know that I am a daughter of God and I know that we are all children of God. Knowing that I have a purpose and I chose to come to this earth helps me keep everything in perspective. I know that our Heavenly Father has a plan for us and that He loves us. He loved us so much that He sent His son to die for us. Through the atonement we can all return to live with him. I know that the scriptures can being us answers and can help us in times of distress. I know that whatever we are going through, our Savior has also been through. He is there for us in those moments when we think we are alone. We are never alone, we can always turn to our Heavenly Father. I know that this church was truly inspired by God and that Joseph Smith is his prophet. And if we are we are faithful we will return back to live with God. I know that this church is what makes me happy and it can make others happy. That is why I am going on a mission! :)

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be Christ like to everyone I come in contact with. I don't always live up to that standard (I am guilty of punching a brother or two every now and then) but I try my best to show others Christ's love. When I was at college I was called as a sunday school teacher and had the opportunity to teach other college students. I didn't feel qualified but we are promised that the Lord will never ask us to do something we are not capable of, He will help us rise to the occasion. I learned a lot as I studied and prepared for my lesson each week. When I returned home I was again asked to be a sunday school teacher, this time for the youth. This coming October I will serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I will serve and teach people who want to learn about my church. I will be representing Jesus Christ.