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Hi I'm Kaley Dawn

I am a life long student, a traveler, a lover of anything Polynesian, a sister, a friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in rural Idaho with really no expectations of becoming or doing anything. I am currently a senior finishing my Bachelors degree in Family Life and Gerontology. I plan on completing my masters degree abroad in Intercultural/International Communication. I love to learn from other peoples and places and so I have taught English and lived in many different country's. I value education as I have seen in my own life the difference it can make in taking a person from poverty. I love to swim, read good books, laugh, talk and make new friends. I especially love time with friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

The Gospel of Jesus Christ has given a direction and clarity to my life that I did not have until I fully committed myself to living his Gospel. I have faltered many times in my life but each time I have found a loving Heavenly Father with outstretched arms ready to embrace me and bring me back into the fold of his flock. His strength has given me the strength to over come the effects of an abusive father and depression. With God all things are possible and I have seen his hand so many times in my life- because of the trials I have faced with him. I am a Mormon because the truths I learn while attending church, reading the scriptures (the Bible and The Book of Mormon) resonate with in me. It is as if I am learning things I knew before. I cannot deny that it is truth and that I must change my life to be in alignment with that truth.

How I live my faith

I enjoy participating in my ward. I go to a Polynesian young single adult ward and we have such a good time learning about each other and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the opportunity I have to get to know my sisters, in the gospel, by visiting with them personal each month as a visiting teaching assignment. It is one of my favorite responsibility's in my ward. I also love gathering once a week to worship and learn with people of a similar age who are facing some of the same trials I am facing. Their strength edifies me. I believe in being a representative of Jesus Christ every day of the week. I do this by being friendly to people and showing them through my kindness that God loves them, by doing what is right because it is the right thing to do, and by being honest in my school work and at my workplace.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Kaley Dawn
I spent a semester in Jerusalem studying both the Old Testament and New Testament. We went all over the Holy Land visiting places like the Valley of Elah, where David slew Goliath, and the Garden of Gethsemane, where our Savior atoned for our sins. These experiences were both educational and spiritually edifying and uplifting. I was able to gain a greater appreciation and love for the Bible. Mormons most definitively believe the Holy Bible to be the word of God and it is incorporated regularly into our church services and worship. Show more Show less