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Hi I'm Kaylie

I'm a collegiate student athlete, a wife and a Mormon.

About Me

First and foremost, I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I also am a wife to a wonderful husband, and a student athlete-running track for Utah State University, attending there as an undergrad student. Besides running, I love to sing and listen to/play music. I also enjoy baking, sewing, painting, etc. My husband and I love the outdoors. We like to hike, fish and camp. We also enjoy being active, and play a variety of sports together. I am newly married and a very young wife, but I love where God has placed me thus far and will continue to trust Him and try to follow His will as I move forward.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the gospel of Jesus Christ provides feelings of peace and joy that nothing else this world can offer does. I have a strong personal testimony of this gospel. While there have been times when I have struggled with knowing whether or not it is true, I have always had an overwhelming amount of love for this gospel and the Book of Mormon. I love my Savior so much. The fact that He was willing to come to this earth and take all of my sins, pains and weaknesses upon Himself so that I could eventually be in His and my Father in Heaven's presence again is awe-inspiring to me. I have so much gratitude, respect and love for my Savior and for His sacrifice. I love President Monson. I know he is the one true prophet of God. I am so grateful for Joseph Smith. I am grateful that he was able to persevere through all that he went to in order to restore the only true church to the earth. I love the Book of Mormon. It is one of my most favorite books in the entire world. I know, by personal revelation that all those things the Book of Mormon tells are the truth. It is another testament of Jesus Christ, and without it, the gospel would not be complete. Again, I am so grateful for this gospel, and for all that it stands for. I love the Atonement and am so very grateful for my Savior. I love my Heavenly Father with all my heart. I am so glad to be part of His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to read my scriptures and pray sincerely every morning and evening. I also make it a point to share scriptures and/or inspirational quotes on social media every time I feel the need to do so. Other ways I live my faith are by searching out opportunities to serve those around me. Over the course of the past three years, some ways I have served is through volunteering to help at the Utah Special Olympics. I also have participated in many other organized service projects held by my stake/ward as well as at my school and with the athletic teams I have been a part of. I also live my faith just simply by trying to be the best person and example I can be. I do what I can to let the Spirit/my conscience guide me in doing things which would please the Lord.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

The 10% we donate is called tithing. The law of Tithing is a commandment of our Heavenly Father. Many blessing come from obeying this law and keeping God's commandments. The way i see it, God gave us everything. So why can't we give him just 10%of what we receive? Show more Show less