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Hi I'm Kathy Cassady

I'm an artist, a student, a special education tutor, a mother, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I obtained a degree in Merchandising, married, raised children and then went back to college. I have worked in special education for several years and have often experienced a de-ja-vue when first meeting students that I would work with. I feel like I made a covenant with many of them in our life before we came to this earth, that I would help them, protect them, love them, and teach them in this life to whatever extent that I am able. I am currently in pursuit of an Art degree and really enjoying attending classes and stretching myself. I love the creation process and have learned many new things, in pottery, drawing, painting, or creative writing. I feel I am closest to who I actually am, at the very center and core of myself, when I am creating. There is much out there that is labeled under the guise of "art" which I feel is ugly and demeaning to the human spirit. What is the point of such "art?" I feel that art should be fun and uplifting in spirit. It is a vehicle through which I can share part of myself to help and uplift others. I think it is great that we can continue learning and growing and exploring who and what we are.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have lived around and worked with Baptists, Catholics, Methodists, Unitarians, members of the Jewish faith, etc. There are so many good people out there and each has beliefs that are beautiful and true. But I have never found a fulness of truth, which extends and expands every aspect of life, in any church but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mormons follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and He preached a gospel of love and a way of life which changes hearts and lives consistently and permanently for the better and blessing of all. I believe we are here on this earth to learn to love and serve (help) one another, create and maintain relationships, and become as Christlike as possible. Wouldn't it be wonderful if all people were striving for this same thing? Peace on earth is truly possible among all people, but can only come in this way. Basically, I'm a Mormon because the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are fully and comprehensively true to the teachings of Jesus Christ. I love it, and I love Him.

How I live my faith

My husband and I travel 200 miles each Sunday to attend church and help out with the church members there. I teach an adult Sunday School class and sometimes lead the singing and give talks to the congregation. We also visit with different members to see how they are doing and serve them in whatever way we can. In our home community, I do missionary work by sharing my beliefs with whomever may be interested in hearing about it. Mostly I do small services such as taking baked goods to grieving neighbors, sewing and alterations, teaching small groups how to make pottery, etc., and listening. Listening is a big contribution. Everyone has something that they are struggling with, working on, or excited about. We don't have enough listeners in this world.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Kathy Cassady
We most definitely believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and as such, was the only perfect person to ever walk this earth! We are all spirit children of God, but Jesus Christ is God's only begotten son in the flesh which is through what many call "the immaculate conception" of Mary, Christ's mother here on earth. Jesus Christ created this earth under the direction of God the Father. Jesus Christ is the Savior of our souls, and the Great Exemplar. It is through Him, and Him alone, that we can ever hope to get to heaven. And what we mean by that is that we can only get to heaven by following His example of how to live our daily lives and depend on the merits of His atoning sacrifice to make up for our sins and mistakes. The name of our church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is His church. Latter-day Saints are the followers and believers of Jesus Christ today. Yes, we most definitely believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Show more Show less