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Hi I'm Kim

I'm a Mormon! I grew up in Alabama, earned a degree from BYU and an MBA from Golden Gate University. I currently reside in Utah.

About Me

First of all, I am a single dad that has been blessed to raise my two children wonderful children...it has been the greatest joy and happiness I have ever known. I believe that children are a gift from our Heavenly Father and am grateful beyond words for this opportunity. My love for my family knows no boundaries. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has been my grounding providing me with solid principals combined with a special spiritual knowledge to guide, direct and even comfort me in my life. I have come to learn many things that have soundly and permanently confirmed this is truly the Church Christ has restored in these days and is directed Him, our Savior. This has been the greatest blessing for me to come to know and understand HIS teachings and have a true living Prophet today, just as in the days of the Bible, to guide and teach me! I am an avid volunteer and have been involved in many great organizations. I believe it is my responsibility to give back to my community in all I am able. I also love sports! It all began when I played HS football in Alabama (where football is EVERYTHING) and then progressed to extreme skiing, long distance running (with 20 marathons under my belt) as well as triathlons (including a full Iron Man). Most recently I do a lot of hiking and snowshoeing in the beautiful mountains where ever I have lived. I have been blessed with a wonderful family and friends in my life!

Why I am a Mormon

At a young age of 14 after reading the Joseph Smith story, I decided to test this as I wanted to know for myself. So I went through similar proceedings just as the young Joseph had done. I was more than amazed at the answer I received. Before the age of 17, I had re-tested this same promise in the book of John. So by the age of 18 I had received amazing answers to specific and heartfelt prayers that I could never deny came directly and purposefully from my Heavenly Father to me. Later in life as I matured, I had several other extraordinary experiences that confirmed to me that Jesus IS the Christ, we all have a loving Heavenly Father and the Holy Ghost can and does prompt me in times when I am in need. A number of my experiences are so personal and were meant only for me. They are very sacred. However I can testify that all I have written are true. I have come to such an understanding that I can not only can testify but actually know of certain sacred things talked about in the Bible and Book of Mormon. I know that Jesus is the Christ, the only begotten of the Father. That he suffered and died for us to have a way to repent of our sins. This is the greatest gift of all! I feel that my testimony is now part of who I am and will ever be. My gratitude is beyond description. I challenge anyone to openly and sincerely read the Book of Mormon and test the promises given. I believe if you are seeking the Truth and the way to real happiness, this is where you will find it.

How I live my faith

I have always lived by my Faith. That has led to a number of ways I have been able to serve others. I have worked in programs involving the youth in both Boy Scouting and in the Church's Young Men programs on numerous occasions. These were great opportunities for me to give but also to learn and grow. I have taken the Young Men and Scouts on 50 mile backpack trips in the Sierra Mountains and on a 325 mile cycling trip from Monterrey to Malibu, CA. These memories and opportunities to positively impact young men will forever be with me. I have taught and spoke at numerous Church events and meetings. Not long ago I was responsible for a month long community food drive for those in need and to build up our local food banks. I was so impressed with the great support of members of my faith and the amount of food and money that was collected. It was a humbling experience. We received letters of thanks from two local mayors. Not long ago I was on governing Board for a Youth and Family service organization. I was asked to do a presentation the night before Thanksgiving. This is held every year for all in my community with people of varying religious beliefs. To my surprise, it was held at the local LDS meeting house. I am grateful that people of my faith are involved in our community's support. It was an honor to represent this amazing community group in one of my Church's own Chapels. It was a great experience representing both the community and my own faith at the same time.