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Hi I'm Kezia

I love my family. I love music. I love being active, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Kezia and I am the youngest daughter, and youngest kid, in my family. For the large majority of my life, I have been involved in music. I took piano lessons for 12 years, and now I study the violin. I love listening to and playing all types of music; one of my favorite things to do is play duets with my mom or sister. I also love going outside and doing basically anything. I especially love to go to our local university's campus and play frisbee golf with my brothers. Frisbee is a pretty big deal in my family, and I love it because it's fun and also because it's a great way to spend time with my family. I'm currently a second year pharmacy student in Utah, because I love chemistry. I love studying pharmacy because I get to learn how the body functions on a molecular level, and it's astounding!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into an Latter-Day Saint family, being an active and faithful member of the church is something I have chosen. Perhaps the biggest hurdle for me to overcome - in deciding whether I knew the church was true - was the barrier of faith. Having a more scientific mind, it was hard for me to understand spiritual knowledge. I wanted some sort of physical evidence that God exists. What I didn't realize, is that evidence of God is always present and it is my choice to recognize or deny that. In fact, spiritual knowledge is a lot like studying chemistry. Although I can't see a protein/enzyme/molecule, by examining the ways that that protein/enzyme/molecule interacts with and affects things around it, I come to more fully understand the molecule itself. So it is with faith. When I choose to act on a righteous principle of the gospel, I know that it is true because of the blessings, comfort, clarity, strength, and happiness that come into my life because of it. One of my favorite descriptions of faith is this: faith is a triangle built with corners of reason, feelings, and experiences. Science and faith can exist together; in fact, they are complimentary. Because of feelings I have as I study the scriptures, experiences that come as I have strive to live the teachings of Christ, and feelings that testify of their truth, I know that God lives, Christ atoned for my sins, and that the Book of Mormon and the Bible are the word of God.

How I live my faith

I make time for scripture study and prayer daily, and I try to remember to be grateful to God for all the good things in my life. I enjoy attending church and visiting the temple. I strive to be a positive influence on others, work hard, be kind and loving, and find opportunities to serve others. I also try to follow the teachings of modern day, as well as ancient prophets.