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Hi I'm Katie

I'm a mother to two boys. I'm a junior high teacher. I'm the wife of a truck driver. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy reading, sewing, scrapbooking and spending time with my family. I have two sons, one living and one in heaven. I have a bachelors degree in elementary education and a masters degree in curriculum and instruction.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Mormon religion. So much of who I am has been shaped by being a member of His church. I continue to believe in this church because I know it is true. I know that my Savior lives and I know that there is living prophet on the church today speaking to us for Him.

How I live my faith

I am grateful for the guidance and instruction we receive in the Church. I know that by following these teachings, I will be blessed. Every difficulty I have struggled with has been made easier by the knowledge I have of my Savior and of the plan of salvation. Because of what I know what life will be like after this life, I can better live this one. When my son was born four months early and lived only 20 minutes, my testimony of Jesus Christ and my knowledge of his plan for me brought me great peace and comfort in a time of great difficulty. Every time I miss my son, every time I yearn to hold him, every time I remember his perfect body, I know that because of my Savior I will be with him again. I am his mother now and I will be his mother after this life, too.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Mormons continue to live normal lives like those around them. We go to school and work, and try to balance everything in our lives with raising our families. But there are few things that make us unique, we attend weekly church meetings on Sundays. We do not consume alcohol, tobacco or coffee. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are strong women dedicated to family. From a young age, children are taught about the importance of families and, specifically, of mothers. Men and women are taught to raise a family anchored in the church on the principles of faith, obedience and love. Women take this responsibility extremely seriously as they are usually the ones to spend the most time with the children. We believe that women have been blessed with attributes and qualities that make them better at nurturing the family. We do believe in equality, but equality doesn't mean everything looks the same for each of us. While men hold the priesthood, and women do not, families are founded on that priesthood. Together, husband and wife will use the blessings of the Holy Ghost and the priesthood to bless their family. Show more Show less