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Hi I'm Katie Case

I grew up in Goshen, Indiana. I'm married with two children. I'm a homemaker, cub master, amazing cook, 4H lover, wife and mom.

About Me

I grew up in the bustling town of Goshen in the beautiful state of Indiana. I was born into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and grew up enjoying all the wonderful programs the church has to offer: Primary, Young Women's, Relief Society. In 2002 I graduated from high school and made my way down to Indiana University to begin my studies in Secondary Education. In 2003 I met the most amazing man at the Indiana University institute and literally had a moment of love at first sight. In March of 2004 we were married in the Louisville, Kentucky temple for time and all eternity. Now 12 years later we have two beautiful children and a strong relationship with our Heavenly Father. I love being a stay at home mom and finding ways to serve outside the house too with my church callings and Extension Homemakers. Extension Homemakers has become a huge part of my life and has helped my children become more active in 4H and make lots of new friends. It has also helped me reach outside my comfort zone and develop new talents and skills. I am currently serving as the Cub Master in my ward and it has been a fantastic experience. There is no other calling in the church that requires you to sit around a fire and eat pie out of Dutch oven. With our family being hard core campers; this calling works out perfect for me!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church but I still had to have my own conversion and testimony. There came a time when I needed to know for myself whether the gospel was true, whether Joseph Smith was really a prophet, whether the Book of Mormon was true. My husband, having served a mission for the church, had significantly more gospel knowledge than myself and this made me feel frustrated at times. I would ask him questions, but it wasn't the fulfillment or understanding that I was craving; I needed to study and learn for myself. When I was 26, I was called to be a seminary teacher. Talk about being nervous; with little gospel knowledge and never having read the Book of Mormon, I dived in head first. I began reading the Book of Mormon, studying whatever I could get my hands on and begging my Heavenly Father to give me strength and courage to teach the youth of the church. That first year studying and reading the Book of Mormon is what finally helped me develop my own testimony of the gospel. Now I tell everyone, "If you ever have any doubts about whether the gospel is true, just read the Book of Mormon." The truth of the Book of Mormon spilled into my soul like a wild river, it illuminated my mind and lite my frame with understanding. I knew without any doubt that God lives and his son, Jesus Christ, is the Savior of the world. How amazing, wonderful, fantastic, incredible; God lives and I am his daughter. Being a Mormon has brought only freedom and understanding; I know where I came from and I know where I'm going. I'm sealed to my family forever and to the most wonderful eternal companion.

How I live my faith

Right now living my faith mostly involves teaching my children gospel principles and faith. I try to connect anything I can to following and having faith in our Heavenly Father. I already know living the gospel of Jesus Christ brings happiness; I see it in my own life and in my relationships with other people. Something else I've been working on a lot lately is looking at everyone as a Child of God. The world is in a state of chaos and so much of the time people just need a little extra help or a small sign of kindness. Smiles, hellos, helping hands, paying for a gallon of milk; such small acts make a huge difference in the lives of others. I want my children to see me doing these small acts and then hopefully they will feel impressed to do them as well. I'm also trying to teach my children the importance of prayer. We are working on understanding how we talk to our Heavenly Father and what we ask for. I want my children to know that you can tell your Heavenly Father anything and you can ask him anything. It's important to tell him exactly what you need, and though they are still struggling with this idea, we are at least developing good prayer habits. Right now I'm living my faith by teaching my children the gospel of Jesus Christ and its amazing.