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Hi I'm Kay

I was born in Virginia but raised in Utah. I attended Utah State University and work in Communications. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother of three. My daughter and step-daughter are 27. My son is 21 and just returned home from serving a mission in Michigan. I have two grandsons and one granddaughter. I love to read and write - I love the Scriptures and enjoy writing in my journal. Working outside and going on walks are things I enjoy - so is golf (except I'm terrible). My husband and I have worked in the aerospace industry for 25 years and enjoy living in the country (as long as we can travel occasionally).

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was eight years old, so have "always" been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. For about the last ten years I have more earnestly studied the gospel and began going to the temple. I have a great love for the Scriptures - the Bible and the Book of Mormon - and it is my study of the Scriptures that led to my increased faith and testimony. I love my Savior Jesus Christ and his gospel. I love how members of this church love and care for each other, and accept my love for them. Members of this church love me unconditionally and have helped me through many of life's struggles.

How I live my faith

I lead the women's organization in my church, organizing activities, lessons and service. It is our goal to watch over each other and care for each others' needs, especially during times of stress or hardship. I visit several ladies each month who are around my age or younger, and I have a special 92-year-old neighbor I visit several times a month. I attend several meetings each month (and a regular one each week) to discuss the needs of those in the local area and determine if and how we can help meet those needs.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Kay
There is nothing secret that happens in temples - rather they are sacred. Families are sealed together for all eternity - a precious and beautiful event. A temple near me was recently completed and anyone who wanted to was able to go on a tour of the temple. It was dedicated to the Lord yesterday, and a "recommend" will now be required to enter. This simply means a person must be of age (maturity), worthy (spiritual strength and morally clean), and prepared to enter the temple. Young people can also be baptized for deceased persons - although those who have passed on will have the ability to accept or reject this blessing. Show more Show less