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Hi I'm Kris

I'm an artist, a student, a lover of chocolate, an amateur ukulele player, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm the youngest of six children (being youngest is the best!). I grew up in Oregon but I recently returned from serving as a missionary in North Carolina and Tennessee. I'm a caregiver and a nanny so I spend my days with a 2 and half year old and a 78 year old, and I love it! I'm a sophomore in college and just waiting to see where life will take me!

Why I am a Mormon

I was, as they say, born into the church. Both of my parents are members and I grew up singing songs about being a child of God and how God loved me. But like everyone else, there came a time when I had to decide for myself if what I had been taught all my life was true. It took a lot of praying, reading my scriptures and patience for me to get my answer. For me, my answer wasn't some big moment, but it came a little at a time. It came when I felt I had a prayer answered, or when I felt better after reading the scriptures. It came in such small increments that for a long time I didn't even realize I had received my answer. But eventually I realized that though I had heard no voice or seen no angel, that it was true. I knew that God was there and that he loved me. I knew that the Book of Mormon, like the Bible, was the word of God and that they support one another. I knew these things because I had studied it out and had felt the truthfulness of them. I am Mormon not because I was born into it, but because I know for myself that the teachings are good and true. I am Mormon because it helps me to know who I am, my potential, and my purpose in life. It gives me guidance and makes me a better person. I am Mormon because it gives me joy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying each day to be more like Christ. I pray, study the scriptures, and go to church each week. These things remind me of what's important and point me towards Christ. And though I'm not always good at it, I try to look for opportunities to uplift and serve others. Because when we are in the service of others we are serving our God. What better way is there to live your faith!?