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Hi I'm Katrina

I grew up in sunny Northern California or NorCal as we so lovingly call it. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a GIGANTIC ball of energy. I love dancing, singing, and goofing off. When I make friends, they are always lifelong to me even if we fall out of contact as we grow up. I come from a "broken home" due to the fact that my parents separated when I was 11 and ultimately were divorced withing 2 years. But even though my parents did not stay married, I still maintain an innate optimism towards life. I am on a hiatus from college but ultimately will go back and get a political science degree and ultimately will get my juris doctrate and become a lawyer.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with my dad and his family being members of the LDS Church, although they were and continue to be inactive, and my mom a lifelong Nazarene which is a branch of Protestants. My dad wanted me when I was 8 to get baptized, but my mom felt deep in her heart that it was my choice what church, if any church, I chose to be a part of. So when I was born I was dedicated to God and Jesus, however I was not baptized to any church. When I was 12 I got baptized Nazarene in the church my mom grew up in. But while at the moment it felt to me like it was right, I soon started to question my faith and the church I was baptized into. So at 13 I started a very long journey to trying to find what was right and what was true. However I was completely turned off Christianity. So I went to Buddhist Temples, Greek Orthodox Churches, and eventually Catholic churches and an LDS church, however the members of the LDS church i had gone to weren't necessarily what I thought, so I didn't open myself to any faith. Then at 23 i moved to a new state where I had my dad's family and I had 2 missionaries knock on my door and I noticed that they were different. So I agreed to attend lessons and within months I realized that this church is true and I have been searching for it for 23 years and converted. The moment I got baptized into the LDS Church, I immediately knew I found everything I had been searching for. The strength that was given to me that evening has gotten me through some of the most trying times of my life. I know that the atonement of Jesus Christ is and will continue to be my saving grace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith mostly by example. I am a hometeacher and also a Sr primary teacher to 11 and 12 year old young ladies. I hope that I can show these young ladies that since I converted in my early 20's, adolescence does not have to be filled with the things that we think it needs to be filled with like parties and a new boy every second.