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Hi I'm Kathryn

I grew up climbing trees and catching crawdads, now I'm a part of a movement to revolutionize education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

We are each here for a definite and unique purpose and my passion is to support the discovery and development of that path. Life moves so quickly and I am infinitely grateful for my family! The balancing act between wanting to inspire others and wanting to lead out has been a powerful teeter-totter of new opportunities. I have a life that is so much more exciting and fulfilling than I could have ever imagined because of the simple desire to let the Spirit guide. He knows better where, when & how and I am thankful for the direction that comes.. although I will be the first to admit, that it is really 'exciting' at times to start the momentum necessary to allow Him to steer. I have not grown out of the desire to see a few steps ahead, but that's just not how it works. :)

Why I am a Mormon

Life has seemingly always moved so fast, but no matter where I am or what is happening I have felt the guidance and love of my Heavenly Father. There have been times that his direction was loud and clear, other times it was a warm sense of peace. However the answers come they have been followed by pathways opening up that brought more happiness and joy than I could have ever received otherwise. I have taken the challenge to study and pray if the teaching are true. I testify that the gospel of Jesus Christ is true and purely for our benefit to bring us closer to our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I have done a variety of things from teaching young children during church to being a missionary. I am blessed to be a part of the Visiting Teaching program where women visit and care for other women in the church. And, currently, I have been helping people work on their family history. This has opened up a whole world that I had never previously explored, and allowed me to really learn about my own ancestors. I have gained great strength from reading the scriptures, attending religion classes, going to church (even when we are out of town), and teaching the gospel in my home to my children. I have found that the principles of Christ's teachings directly apply to trials and questions that my whole family has. Also, whatever the situation, it helps us to look at things with an eternal perspective. That understanding that our loving Heavenly Father has a plan, we are not alone, and that there is more that this life makes even very complicated times more peaceful. UPDATE: Recently our family has been focused on living our purpose and are finding ways to spend more time on our biggest priorities, than on things of the world. Who knew? Seek and ye shall find, right! There is so much good, we just need to have a willing heart and knock!

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Kathryn
The role of women in the church and in the family is very important. I know that our church leaders have a special love and respect for the women. I have different talents than my husband so that together we are so much more successful than we could possibly be alone. The church is the same way, the church needs men and women working together, just as it is strengthened by having a large variety of people with different talents and from different backgrounds. Show more Show less