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Hi I'm Kaylee

I'm strong, confident, I know who I am and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Things that I love: Writing in my journal, camping, summertime, spending time with family and friends, being myself. I'm 19 yrs old and I'm currently going to school to become a hairstylist. I'm the oldest of 8 kids. Someday I want to be married in the temple for Time and all Eternity and have a family of my very own. I know who I am, I know where I'm going, and nothing will keep me from getting there. :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a home where if you didn't want to get up and go to church, that's too bad. You go. My parents are very strict when it comes to church and church activities. They taught me from a very young age that church is where I'm supposed to be, and it's where I can always go to learn more about my savior Jesus Christ and the sacrifice he made for all of us. As well as learn more about my Heavenly Father and his wonderful plan of happiness. At 8 yrs old I was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Being 8 yrs old, I understood what that meant and why I did it. But like every other member of this church and every other person in this world, I had to find out for myself. In high school, I had many friends who made me doubt all the beliefs I'd been taught my whole life. They made me believe I was less than I actually was. They had me convinced that my parents did it just because they were trying to keep all their kids away from drugs, alcohol, and other things that could destroy lives so easily. When I was between 15-17 yrs old, I had to know. I read and reread my Book of Mormon over and over again. I studied talks given to us by the apostles, I talked to my Bishop, I did everything I could think of that would give me an answer. The one thing I hadn't tried was getting on my knees and asking the Lord in sincerity if this church that my parents had raised me in was true. So that's exactly what I did. No, there was no opening of the heavens, no there was no singing angels or anything large that happened to me after saying that simple prayer. I got a confirmation of this Gospel by a warm, comforting feeling that overcame me. My mind was cleared, my heart was touched, and I knew. I knew that what I'd grown up with is in fact the truth. I have a testimony of this Gospel, I know that my savior Jesus Christ lives and I know he'll come again. I love this church, I would be in trouble without it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday by doing the small and simple things that the Lord wants me to do. I talk to my Heavenly Father by praying to him each morning and night. I read and study the Book of Mormon and the Bible on a daily basis. I try my best to be an example to those around me, especially to my younger brothers and sisters who look up to me and who are still learning the difference between right and wrong. I attend church every Sunday and also attend various activities throughout the week that are organized by my ward and stake. I love going to my ward activities and to church. I have so many friends there, being a part of this church is like having a second family. I don't go out in public everyday and flaunt the fact I'm Mormon, I don't go out there intending to be preachy or pushy with my religion, but if someone asks, or if I feel impressed to strike up a conversation with someone and direct it towards "being a Mormon", then yes. I'm going to talk about it. I have a strong testimony and there are those who might want to hear it.