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Hi I'm Kim Wright

I am a mother of five, a grandmother of 11, a CPA when I have to be, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I married at a very young age. My husband and I essentially grew up together and worked our way through college. He played college football to pay for his schooling and some of our housing. I found any and all means of grants and other funds we qualified for to pay for my school and living expenses. By the age of 21, I had three children and a bachelor of accountancy. I worked full time to get my husband through law school and continued to work many years, earned my CPA designation, and helped my husband open his own law firm. We beat the odds of a young married couple and have been married 30 years. I highly attribute our successes in marriage and in life to the values instilled in a couple by the Church of Jesus Christ. I am now the mother of 5, the (young) grandmother of 11 and only a CPA when I have to be!

Why I am a Mormon

I converted to the church of Jesus Christ when I was 14. Growing up, my family attended church at Christmas and Easter, usually Episcopal services. We were a good family with good values. I was allowed to attend church with friends if I so desired, unless it was the Church of Jesus Christ, the mormon cult as my mother called it. I met a mormon boy and he was a really good kid. His family was great. There was a special feeling in their home. I wanted to learn more and met with the missionaries in their home. Everything I learned rang so true to me. It was as if I was learning something I already knew... the spirit was my main teacher. I prayed to confirm the feelings I had in their home, at the church of Jesus Christ, and in missionary discussions. My spiritual confirmation was very strong; it is very sacred to me and something I will never forget. I was allowed to join the Church of Jesus Christ, very reluctantly by my mother. I married that mormon boy!

How I live my faith

I love the Church of Jesus Christ. Everyone is a volunteer and I have served in so many callings over the years (the young women's organization, cub scouts, the relief society, emergency preparedness committee, and teaching primary children). There is never a dual moment and always room to learn something new. I am currently a primary teacher to children who are 6 turning 7. They teach me way more than I will ever teach them. My husband is serving as Bishop. I help at my sons school where he is a 6th grader. This is loads of fun for me and probably embarrassing for him. I spend time with my mother who has alzheimer's. She still remembers that I'm a mormon and doesn't like it, but she no longer call it a cult and knows that I believe in Jesus Christ as my Savior. She will randomly tell waiters and waitresses about my faith and is a better missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ than she knows! I try to keep up with my neighbors so I am aware of needs they might have. And, I love being a very involved grandmother of 11. Life can get crazy busy and then you attend church on Sunday and regain that much needed eternal life perspective.