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Hi I'm Kay

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Utah, am happily married with five children, and am finishing a Bachelors degree in interior design.

About Me

I married at a pretty young age, and had a handful of children. Eleven years into my marriage, we separated and eventually divorced. I was faced with how to care for my five children with no education or work experience. It hasn't been easy, but we have always been taken care of and provided for. I remarried a wonderful man two years ago and moved from Utah to Arizona. I am a busy mom of six wonderful kids, ranging in ages from 18 to 6. I have been working on a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design for the past five years and I'm going to graduate in April. I stay pretty busy running my kids to their various activities, helping them with homework, keeping them fed, and doing my own homework. I LOVE being a mom. I love taking care of my kids and spending time with them. I like to play computer games, do Sudoku puzzles, watch Netflix movies, and play basketball.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon, because I love the Book of Mormon and it's witness and testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon tells the stories of the people that lived on the American Continent hundreds of years ago, but the greatest message shared in the Book of Mormon isn't the stories, it's the testimony of Jesus. The Book of Mormon prophets testified of His divinity, His mission, His purpose, His atonement for us, His life and how it is only through Him, Jesus the Christ, that we can be saved. Having read the Book of Mormon many times, I know of its truthfulness, and I am inspired to be more like my Savior in my own personal actions. Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has taught me to pattern my life in a way that will bring me and my family the most happiness in this life and eternally.

How I live my faith

Simply put... I live! The things I do each day are a continuation of my faith. I pray, I read scriptures, I teach my family and testify of the Savior. I serve in my local ward by visiting a few of the ladies and sharing a message to strengthen them and see if there is anything I can do to help them in their lives. Recently, I was teaching young women, ages 16-18 about the gospel of the Savior Jesus Christ, and helping to prepare them for their futures as women of God. Currently, I am teaching the cutest little class of three year-olds. Usually, the lessons are about being nice to others, how we can pray to Heavenly Father, how God loves us, and being grateful for the beautiful things God has given us such as families, pets, the earth, and our food. This last summer, my husband and I helped organize a youth handcart trek. This was an event that gave about 400 of our youth an opportunity to push handcarts for 3 days to experience what the early pioneers went through and sacrificed to settle in the west. I created nearly 450 journals for each of the kids so they could write about their experiences, and my husband organized the horses, mules, and wagons that would be needed to help facilitate this large group. It was an amazing experience! Hopefully, the greatest demonstration of how I live my faith comes from the little things I do. Being more patient, showing more love, having more empathy, and trying to help where I can. Trying to do what Jesus would do if he were here.