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Hi I'm Kathleen

I'm a Mormon. And I'm a wife, mother, grandmother and a daughter of God.

About Me

My husband and I have been married for 48 years. Together we have raised 5 children and enjoy our 18 grandchildren. Through the years I have enjoyed sewing, crafts, gardening, reading and genealogy.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a daughter of God. My relationship with Him is the most important relationship I have and it forms the basis for all my other relationships. My husband is also a strong, active member of our church. We both have a strong ancestry in the church. We have ancestors who lived in England, Scotland, and Scandainavia and sacrificed profitable jobs and farms and faced persecution from friends and family when they joined this church. I am grateful for these ancestors who recognized the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ as found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I also know this is the true church of Jesus Christ, patterned after the church Jesus established when He lived on this earth. I am grateful for a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, who leads and guides this church and gives us counsel on how we should live our lives according to the will of God. I know the Book of Mormon is a true record of the people who lived on the American continent many years ago and the Lord's dealings with them. I know that the teachings and precepts it contains are true. I have been inspired and guided many times as I have read and studied this book. I know the Lord hears and answers my prayers. I am grateful for my testimony. It helps me stay strong against the many temptations around us. I am grateful for my Savior, Jesus Christ, for His love, His courage, His Godhood which enabled Him to perform the Atonement for me. I long for the day when I can kneel at His feet and thank Him personally. Until then, I can show my gratitude by the way I live my life. Jesus suffered the pains and agony of the Atonement alone, without His Father's help so that I won't ever have to be alone.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by following the teachings of the Gospel. I enjoy attending our church meetings on Sunday and learning from others. I have held teaching and leadership positions in the various organizations of the church. Currently, I am serving a part-time service mission in the Family History department. As I serve in this responsibility and as I have served in other areas of the church, the Lord as guided, inspired and helped me. I know I could not do these things by myself. I often visit some of the elderly widows I am acquainted with. They have so much wisdom and love to share. I try to set a positive example for others of faithfulness to my beliefs.