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Hi I'm Kim

I grew up and live in Southern California. I am working full-time and a full-time mother of two. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always been Mormon even after graduating from high school, moving out and lived with a boyfriend. He was not Mormon and completely against it. While living far from home in secret I went to church pretending to be going to work. I have then changed my ways and am now married, a mother of two boys and working full-time. When I first met my husband he was not Mormon and after a few visits with me to church he felt right at home. He explains, "My first Sacrament Meeting I felt a very comforting feeling, which I have never felt in any other church. I was accepted immediately by the V.C. Clan Members (is what I called the wards at first until corrected). I remember telling my girlfriend (now wife) I felt like a celebrity at church! Everyone liked to say hello, introduced themselves and shook my hand every Sunday; they were extremely inviting." Keep in mind he was a Catholic. My family loves to be at the beach, fishing and other outdoor activities. We love BBQ's with friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to stay with the Mormon religion because of how I feel when go to church, reading the scriptures and other books/pamphlets. The feeling is spiritual and softens your heart. I love how family orientated the religion is and how it teaches to not be judgmental (even if I am completely against the subject). I am grateful to be an example to my children so they have high standards, values and expectations in life. I know my children will be great citizens to society because of their values and standards they have and will continue to gain. This is taught by not only my husband and myself but also from the examples of LDS members. When I feel depressed or hateful I read material from the church to help calm me or uplift my feelings. No matter how many times I screw up or not show to church for lengthy period of time, the church members seem to always welcome be back with open arms. In the business world I am impressed and honored by all the honest and great things LDS members do that are noticed by non-members. It feels good to be known as such an honest hardworking group. I've learned it doesn't take a badge or to be a 'sister' or 'elder' to be a missionary, it's by example. I have helped two people be baptized and many others have a better understanding of what I believe in. I will never stop being a Mormon!!! I will never stop standing up for what I believe! Not everyone is perfect and we all make mistakes... it is how we make things right and how learn from them!

How I live my faith

Everyday I try to live by my faith but Sundays.... I look forward to every Sunday...it's always hectic getting there with young boys but once your there... the peacefulness that comes from all the meetings, the fullness you feel spiritually, the friendships and unity I now have with the women. There is nothing that I can say to show you how it feels. So I challenge you... search for a local church building, sit where you like and just take it all in! You may only feel a little of what I talk about but try again... I promise you will feel comforted, happiness, peace and calmness. It's a great way to start your day and week!