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Hi I'm Kamisha

I am a returned missionary, a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho, I call North Carolina my home. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My life is pretty normal, I am the oldest of three, I have lived in many places and loved all of them. I was raised by the best parents on the earth, parents who taught me the importance of having a strong, personal relationship with my savior. It is through their example I am where I am today. I have served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Denver, Colorado. I have completed a two years at BYU-Idaho and am studying Early Childhood/Special Education! I'm very excited for this opportunity to serve the Lord and learn from those at this amazing university. Its a wonderful experience to get to know so many people. To help others come closer to our Heavenly Father.

Why I am a Mormon

I am LDS because its the true church. Many people do not believe that as Mormons we worship Christ. People are lead to believe that we worship Joseph Smith, our first Latter-Day Prophet. This is not true. Joseph Smith was a latter-day prophet who spoke to an angel and was shown the Gold Plates, records "scriptures" from ancient America. When the Lord knew he was ready, Joseph was given those plates to translate through the power of God. Those scriptures that he translated are what we call today, The Book of Mormon. Which is the true testament of Jesus Christ. I have faith that those words are true and that we have a living prophet today. His name is Thomas S. Monson, and he is entitled to receive revelation from God today, just as Moses did and so many before and after him. I am proud to call Christ my Savior. That is why I am a Mormon. Life is never easy when you are on your own. But it has brought me great comfort knowing I have a father in Heaven who loves me and helps me through life. He has given me a loving family who is there for me, to support me in all I do. He has given me this Gospel, as a map through life. I had to learn this on my own. We can be told that things are true or that we have to do what we are told, but in the end, it is our choice whether or not we choose to believe. I have no doubt in my mind that this IS the true, restored church. I have read the Book Of Mormon, I have knelt down and prayed to know for my self if it is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by setting the best example I can. I have worked in retail, which as many people know isn't entirely easy. I strive to stay positive in all that I do. I set an example. I want others to see me and know that i'm different. I enjoy sharing my beliefs with those who question. I enjoy telling people why I do the things I do. Along with working with adults, I have also spent 2 years nannying on and off in between school! It was a wonderful thing to experience, to get to see the beautiful light that little children have. They truly are closer to our Heavenly Father then we can ever know. Children have been a strengthening to my testimony my entire life. There is nothing more rewarding then hearing what a child believes.

What is faith?

Faith to me has always been believing in something that I can not see. General faith has always been easy for me. But there are somethings that I struggle with. I have been a member my whole life. That doesn't mean I have always known the Church to be true. When i was a young teen, I really had to find out for my self. I prayed and read the Book of Mormon to see if it was all true. And I got a clear as day feeling in my heart that of course it was true! Why would I ask such a silly question that in my heart I already knew? And to this day, if I pray about something, I get very similar feelings. I have faith that my Heavenly Father knows me and loves me. He is always there watching over my. I am going to be serving a mission in about a month and a half, during the process of submitting my mission papers, I was constantly worrying about things not working out, about not getting my call in time. I had to do a lot of praying to help me have faith that he would make everything work out. In the end he did, but only when I surrendered my heart to Christ. Show more Show less