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Hi I'm Kira

I'm a mother of three. I love to work with my kids in their schools. I love to run. I'm an avid reader. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived in the same state for almost my whole life. I love the northwest and I am so grateful to be raising my family here. I love to hike and be outdoors. I have been married for 17 years. I am married to my best friend and we are thoroughly enjoying raising our family together. We have three children, two of which are teenagers. I am a college graduate and still enjoy taking classes - I think of myself as a forever student. We are very active in our community and enjoy being involved in city events and school activities. I have belonged to the same bookclub for 8 years and absolutely love to read and to discuss many different subjects. My views and opinions have been greatly broadened and I'm grateful for the friendships I have developed through that. I started running with friends a few years ago and have accomplished many goals, including 5 relays, 2 half marathons, and one full marathon. I never thought I could achieve this and it has let me know that I'm capable of many great things. I love to travel and have seen many great cities and places in the world. I hope to keep traveling - my list is long of all the places I would like to go!

Why I am a Mormon

I come from a long line of members of the church. I was raised in the gospel and have always known that I am a child of God. I am grateful for the values and teachings that came from my parents. They are wonderful examples of how to live a Christlike life and I can only hope that I can be that same example for my husband and children. I have a testimony that I know where I came from, I know why I am here on this earth, and I know where I will go when I pass on. I believe in God, the eternal Father, and in his son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. I believe that the true gospel has been restored to this earth in these latter days and I believe that we have living prophets who are constantly teaching us and guiding us in what we should be doing. This world can be very scary. I believe that Satan is very real and his main goal is to tear apart the family. I love my family and what I want more than anything is to be with them forever. I believe this life is a test for us - if we make good choices and cling to our values and beliefs, then we can live together as a family with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ in heaven. I am so grateful for the comfort and support that this belief brings to my life.

How I live my faith

I have had many service opportunities in my adult years in the church and in our community. In the church I have had the opportunity to work with the children, the girls ages 12-18, and with the women in my ward. I am currently serving as the compassionate service leader - this means I help organize meals, cleaning, or anything else that the women in my ward might need. My love has grown so much for the women as I watch them love and take care of each of their needs. I'm so grateful to be of service on a daily basis. I also have done some work with the Boy Scouts and am in the process of setting up a district wide merit badge clinic. Both of my boys are in the boy scout program and my husband, also, volunteers many hours in the program. I spend many hours working in the community as well. I recently helped my husband in organizing an area wide Day of Service. It was amazing to see everyone come together and work on making our communities better places to live. I also work in my children's school and love to be with the kids their age. I help organize ice cream sales in my son's middle school and have enjoyed getting to know other mothers in my town. I try to be a good example to those around me - especially those not of my faith. I try to live what I believe and I have had many good conversations with acquaintances about my beliefs and what we do as a church. I want to make a difference in my neighborhood and in our schools. By being involved in a positive way, I hope to do just that.