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Hi I'm Kerri

I am blessed to be called a Wife, a Mother and most importantly a Daughter of God. I am a Mormon

About Me

I am a young mom of two beautiful little girls Alex and Leah . I am married to my best friend Blake. I am proud to be a stay-at-home mom. My days are filled with joy and laughter because of my precious daughters. My family reminds me constantly of what my purpose is here in this life. The biggest accomplishments in my life are my family. I was raised in an abusive home which made me strive to break the cycle for my children. I was blessed when I met my husband. He was the first man in my life to show me that I could depend on someone other than myself. We married six months after meeting. After trying for five years to become parents we adopted our first daughter from Idaho. She was truly an answered prayer ,she healed all the heartaches that we had experienced for so many years. When Alex was 18 months old we started praying to know if we were supposed to adopt again. We unknowingly had been praying this same exact prayer at the temple when later in the day I received a phone call from a close friend. My friend told me there was a child that needed parents and we were being considered . I was scared but knew that if Heavenly Father wanted me to have more children then I would do it. Five months later Leah was born. Now three years later I still find joy in every little milestone my children have. I feel so grateful that Heavenly Father has blessed me with the family I always wanted and deserved.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because it is what makes me the happiest. I am the only member of my family that has remained active in the Mormon faith. I see firsthand how unhappy they are and how they struggle when life gives them lemons. I see the regrets they have because they know they aren't living up to their potential. Being a Mormon gives me peace that nothing in this world could give me. Being a Mormon gives me a reason to be a better person.

How I live my faith

Every day I try to do my best. Though some days I feel like I fall flat on my face. But, I remind myself what matters most isn't that I have fallen but what I am going to do to fix it. I am trying to be a good example to my girls by reading my scriptures and always having family prayers. I try to always help others even when sometimes I don't want to. I serve the teenage girls at church and I love this calling sooo much. Being there for these beautiful girls reminds me of all the people I had when I was their age. It makes me feel like I am repaying all those wonderful women who loved me inspite of my flaws and upbringing. I feel like this is my way of showing Heavenly Father how grateful I am for putting those wonderful people in my life when I so needed it. I try to remind myself daily that I didn't come here to this life to be do dishes and laundry but to prove to my Heavenly Father that I could return to him and make him proud of me.

What is being a Mormon like?

Kerri
Being a Mormon has always been a part of my life so trying to describe what it is like is like trying to describe what it is like to breathe air. It is something that comes second nature to me. Being a Mormon allows me to know there is modern day revelation and prophets and apostles. I understand that families have the opportunity to be together forever as long as they remain faithful and obedient to the Gospel Of Christ. I understand what my role in this life is and that is helping my children return to live with our Heavenly Father. I have peace knowing that after this earth life is over I can be with my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ. I know that through the proper priesthood I am allowed the blessing of Eternal Marriage. I have the gift of knowledge of knowing who I am and what I came here for. I know that my worth is not dependent on my beauty or my bank account or what kind of house I live in. I understand that my testimony of the Gospel of Christ is more valuable and precious than anything in this world. In a nutshell being a Mormon allows me peace that nothing in this world can give me. Show more Show less