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Hi I'm Kathi

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a co-owner of a general contracting business with my husband. You might say that he pounds the nails and I pound the computer keyboard! It's been a wonderful opportunity for me to learn how to run a business, and yet be able to be home for my family. I've loved how I can work my schedule around whatever schedule I need to work it around! Being a wife, homemaker and business owner has filled my life with alot of responsibility. But I enjoy it and appreciate the talents and abilities my husband has to help people make their homes and businesses more beautiful. We are so blessed and we are so grateful!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because my mother had a friend in high school that was a Mormon who made a very good impression on her! After high school, my mother married and had me, the first of 3 children. When I was just an infant, the Mormon missionaries knocked on her door and she let them in, telling them, "I've been waiting for you!" My mother knew the things the missionaries were teaching her were true, and she was baptized not long after being taught the gospel of Jesus Christ. My father did not join the church at that time, but did almost 20 years later. Of course, I grew up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and some may say, "well she's a Mormon because she was raised Mormon." However, I can remember as a very small child walking into a child's class at church and hearing the music playing and feeling such love from my Heavenly Father that I knew I was in the right place. I cannot describe the feelings of that moment, but even now, as I write about it, I can feel that same sweet feeling of peace and love. I am so grateful for that sweet experience as a child.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities to serve in the Church. I remember when I was first married I was given the opportunity to be the church choir pianist. This was scarey for me, because I was not in any way shape or form an accomplished pianist! But I will always be grateful for that opportunity because it helped me grow and become better. I've also served in many ways in the children's organization, the youth group organization, and in the women's organization. Each has been wonderful in it's own way. My very favorite opportunity was in teaching an early morning (6:00 a.m.) class for youth before they attend school. You might ask, "why in the world would anyone in their right mind teach a class at 6:00 a.m. for teenagers, and why on earth would teenagers attend such a class?" You'd be right in asking that question! But it was a marvelous opportunity for them and for me to study the Bible and the scriptures before school so that they could have the spirit of the Lord with them as they faced the challenges of the day. We learned together of faith, hope, love, forgiveness and how to follow the Savior. I will cherish those 5 years of teaching all my life. Another amazing thing about church opportunities is that no one is paid to serve. The blessings that come are payment enough!

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Kathi
Yes! And I am so grateful for that belief. As the world seems to get more and more crazy, having guidance from a living prophet of God, helps to navigate through the world's bazillion answers to important questions that aren't always the best answers. Having a prophet on the earth helps us remember God's will and God's way. I love the Prophet! He knows the way! Show more Show less