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Hi I'm KD

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 20 years old. I'm a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho. I am currently studying English Education with a minor in Journalism Education. I hope to move on in my life and get my masters (preferably in deaf education). I am an author. I have written, but not published (yet), many novels, short stories, and poems. I love the written word. I also play many instruments: Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Piano, Drums, (I'm starting Violin). I also love to sing. I love to read. Reading is my passion (next to writing). Whatever is lying around, I pick up and read. I'm a huge fan of the Harry Potter series. I love watching YouTube videos. I am subscribed to over 25 channels and I have two of my own channels where I try and post my videos every week. I have a family with three brothers, no sisters, my mom and dad. After my older brother got married I got a sister in-law and two nieces and one nephew. I love them very much. I love children and all that we are able to learn from them. I'm probably one of the biggest nerds on the planet, but Id on't mind.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, which is a blessing, but can sometimes be harder. I haven't known any other life, so when I was a teenager I wanted to branch out from that. I needed to stretch my wings a little. As I found myself lost and wayward I realized that I wasn't going where I wanted. I wasn't with the people I wanted to be with, and I definitely didn't have a goal. I moved friends, thinking that was the problem, I tried new hobbies, but it wasn't until I started focusing my attention on this church and the gospel that I realized that this is where I needed to be. I guess my hardest problem was that I didn't have my own testimony. I had great parents who went to church weekly and always had me participating in church events. I am grateful for them and the patience they showed me during my hard time. In seminary (the religion class for teens in school) my teacher told this story about how he found his testimony. What he made sure that we understood was that it wasn't fireworks and loud bangs that got him to notice he had one. Just one day, after living the gospel, he woke up and realized that he had a testimony. That's how it happened with me, and I am grateful for that. I'm grateful that I found the testimony and that It had been able to help me through the hard times in my life. Truthfully, I would be nowhere in my life without it. I guess, my ultimate reason for "choosing" this church was the love aspect. We Mormons, we love everyone. And that is something that stuck with me. If you are sinner, you are welcome. If you have some addictions that you need help with, you are welcome and loved. And that's the greatest part of this gospel for me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing everything that the lord asks of me. I go to church, I read my scriptures, I say my prayers. Still I falter, just like everyone, and still I go through hard times in my life. Really, I love my faith day to day, but every day I end up stronger and the next day seems to be easier and better. I love doing Family History, which is genealogy work. I have really found myself through looking up my ancestors. It has taught me that I have a specific place in this world. All these many people lead up to my birth and my life. It's amazing to me to see that. I live my faith by keeping all the commandments of the lord (to the best of my ability, I realize that we will fail at some point or another, that is why I am grateful for the atonement and repentance).

Are Mormons Christians?

Mormons are very much christians. Our entire gospel focuses it's attention on Jesus Christ. We believe that Jesus came to this earth, atoned for our sins, and was crucified for us, much like other Christians believe. The Book of Mormon is not a book about a man named Mormon (although he plays a large part in the coming forth of the book). The Book of Mormon talks about the coming of Christ, then the small time that Christ came to the America's, and then what happened after Christ left. We very much love Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father, much like other Christians. Show more Show less