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Hi I'm Kendra

I am a wife, mother of 1 boy and 2 girls. I am a registered nurse. I love to read and cook. I love the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am first and foremost a wife and mother. I am married to a wonderful man who is currently a family medicine resident. We have plans to re-locate to his home town after residency and serve the community he loves. He loves his family and values any time he has to be them, and guards that time most carefully. I have a son who loves reading, writing, doing "projects," and drawing. I have two daughters. My oldest daughter loves anything and everything pink. She loves Disney princesses and wants to be a princess. She loves to color, play with her Disney princess dolls, and she has an amazing imagination. She can entertain herself for hours just with what she can imagine in her head. My youngest daughter is a toddler and is starting to become her own little person. She loves being a shadow to her brother and sister. She loves books and wants to have books read to her first thing in the morning. Her blond curly hair and comical facial expressions make me smile. I consider my role as a nurse to be part of who I am. I am fascinated with the detail and workings of the body. I am fascinated with how our spiritual health affects our physical health and vice versa. I love having the opportunity to work with and serve many different people. My greatest hope is that through my brief interactions with people I can do something that will make a difference even in a small way. One of my favorite hobbies is cooking - I try new recipes every week.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I have a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and know that through his atonement we will have the opportunity to live eternally and have the opportunity to become like our Heavenly Father. I was raised in a family who belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-saints, but made my own choices to stay active in the church. I know through experience that the gospel of Jesus Christ can be a light during times of difficulty. This knowledge helps me rise above those difficulties and continue living. The knowledge that I have a purpose on this earth to learn and grow so that I can progress more beyond this life gives me motivation to improve myself and do those things which bring me nearer to the example that Jesus Christ has set for us. I still have a long way to go before reaching that goal, but I know it is possible, maybe not today or tomorrow or even 50 years from now, but sometime.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing the things Jesus Christ did. I live my faith by trying to adhere as closely to the commandments and guidelines that have been presented to us through the scriptures and living prophets today not because I have to but because these things bring me happiness and peace in this life. I live my faith by putting my family first and serving those around me. Family is a central component of the mormon faith. I believe that our families are eternal and that the bonds we form here will go with us after this life. The relationships I develop with my husband, children and other family members is very important to me. I serve those in my local ward as an emergency preparedness specialist. This basically means I help those in my local ward prepare their families for emergencies by encouraging people to store food and supplies that would be needed in times of emergency. I also help by encouraging people to become knowledgable in things such as CPR and first aid.