Hi I'm Kandra
My full time job is being a wife and a mother to three little boys, one of whom is deaf. I love to organize and I'm a Mormon.
I have always wanted to be a mom. In second grade my class was asked to think of who we wanted to be when we grew up. We made shirts saying "I have a dream to be...." then a space we could write in a career of our choice. I remember thinking that all I wanted to be was a mom. My teacher unsuccessfully tried to broaden my scope but I insisted that I wanted to be a mother when I grew up. Through out the years I followed the crowd and said things like astronaut, and later in high school an accountant. I went to BYU Idaho and started taking classes. Soon I realized that I most definitely did not want to be an accountant. Soon after I met my husband and we were married. He had to student teach so I started working full time. I never went back to school because I didn't know what my "passion" was. We knew we wanted children but felt that we needed to wait until after we had health insurance. After my husband got a full time teaching job, we became pregnant with out first son. For the first time I was home full time. I didn't know how to do that! It took time but I figured out how to stay organized and keep the home in order. Then we became pregnant with our second boy. Having two children is much different than having one! We also found out that our baby was deaf. I once again felt inadequate and unorganized. I've slowly figured it back out. I love my little family, and now I know that my true calling was to be a mother.
I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Christ. I am a Christian. I believe in Jesus Christ. I trust in Christ and my Heavenly Father. I have a testimony prayer. I know we having a living prophet chosen by God that leads and guides us today. I also believe that Joseph Smith was and is a prophet of God. I know these things because I have prayed about them and felt His spirit, the Holy Ghost, tell me that they are true. I come from a long line of family that are LDS. It is through my parents that I have learned to love and cherish this gospel. I'm a "Mormon" because I've prayed to Heavenly Father to find out for myself if this was his church. I am telling you now, that I have received a confirmation that it is.
I am currently the Primary (young children 3-12) music leader. I love music and grew up singing in choirs. I love feeling the spirit as I help the children learns songs with gospel truths in them. I have served in several different callings, but so far mostly in the young children's groups. I love being there and watching them learn and grow.