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Hi I'm Kassandra

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a manager at a famous mexican restaurant. I'm currently a junior in college working on my b.a. in communication. I love dancing, singing, and spending time with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

It's been almost a year since I was baptized. I remember sitting with the missionaries and they asked me what I new about the church and nothing came to mind. I'd promised my best friend i would sit and listen to a lesson with an open-mind. After we said an opening prayer I instantly felt the spirit touch my heart and that continued to happen throughout the lesson. When they finished reciting the first vision I had chills and my eyes were filled with water. They asked me how I felt. It was unimaginable. No words could describe how good i felt inside. I continued having lessons, but it was difficult because my parents are both inactive in the church and they have been ever since I was born. But I know this was the Lord's church and I remember thinking of everything the Lord has done for me and I asked myself: what was I willing to do for Him? I knew all of the things I needed to do in order to truly follow Christ and it all started with repenting. I'd had a rough life before I was baptized and i knew I needed to get baptized to have all of my sins washed away. I began reading the Book of Mormon any time I had free time, just seeking diligently for answers. Finally I was baptized and began feeling the Spirit in my life more than ever before. That's how I know this church is true. That we have a prophet today who is guided and directed by the Lord. I know that the Lord loves us so much that He volunteered to come to Earth and give an atoning sacrifice, one that would free us from the gates of hell and allow us to return to our Heavenly Father. I know that Joseph Smith restored this church and that the keys of the priesthood will never be taken from off of this earth from here on out. I know that as long as I keep the commandments and read my scriptures that the Lord will continue to bless my life.

How I live my faith

I am in charge of organizing all of the events for women ages 18 to 31. We do things like camping, getting together at women's houses and playing fun games. We bake food for the homeless and help wrap presents during Christmas time for those who do not have much. I also drive down to the temple once a week and do baptisms for the dead. I've always felt the need to bring women together, so that's kind of what i do, is to try and figure out ways to welcome others and make them feel apart of the group. My calling is really about helping others and strengthen the women in this church.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Kassandra
To give others the opportunity to accept the gospel, since they didn't have the chance to while they were living on Earth. Since they are only in Spirit they need a body to act for them. It is their choice whether or not they accept the baptism, but from what we know, most, if not all do. Jesus Christ was baptized and he was perfect, therefore we need to be baptized so we can follow Him, which is why it is mandatory for all to be baptized in the name of the father, the son, and the holy ghost. Show more Show less