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Hi I'm Kyrie.

I'm a sister and friend. I love theatre and art. I'm a sucker for old movies and a lover of good music. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of six kids, five girls and one boy. I grew up in the east. My family has moved around, but I now claim Pennsylvania as my home. I love coming back there to visit my family when I am not at school. I am a student studying Studio Art and Technical Theater. I plan on getting my masters in Stage Management. I have had the opportunity to stage manage as well as design several shows while at school, and simply I fell in love with back-stage theater. There is a magical quality in theater as elements come together to create something truly wonderful. I love to create. I am always finding something crafty to occupy my time with. Whether it's building chandeliers from recycled items, a new favorite pastime, or creating a wall collage on canvas out of items saved from my latest vacation. Some of my favorite things include: sidewalk chalk, blowing bubbles, night hiking, star gazing, impromptu musical "jam" sessions, old bookstores, journals, vintage boutiques, the smell before a big rain storm, coloring books, comfy sweaters, a good paintbrush, film cameras, acoustic guitars, the color mint, and curling up on the couch with a cup of herbal tea and an old movie, preferably something starring Doris Day or Audrey Hepburn. I love the little things in life, and try to share this love with all of those around me.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my whole life. My parents raised me in the church since birth. I went to church and did all the things that I was supposed to do. It was just what was expected of me. But when I was 14 years old my grandmother died. She was a truly wonderful woman and a good friend to me. I took her death really hard. My whole life I had been taught the gospel and that there is life after death, but I had never taken the chance to decide if I believed it. As I struggled I realized that I had relied upon my parents and their beliefs, and that now was my opportunity to figure out what I believed on my own. I decided to get down on my knees and to pray. As I fumbled to find the words, I felt an overwhelming sense of peace and comfort as if my Father in Heaven was wrapping his arms around me. And I knew without a doubt that the church was true and that I would see my grandmother again. Since then there have been trials and moments in my life where I have struggled or doubted, but each and every time I have made it through and found the reassurance I needed from the Lord. I am a member of this church because it has changed my life. I have been so very blessed because of it. I know that I am loved by my Father in Heaven and that I am never alone. I know that I will see my loved ones again. This church means the world to me and I believe that I would be truly lost without it.

How I live my faith

I do my best to show my Heavenly Father that I am willing and doing all I can to follow and keep his commandments. This often means doing little things each day, saying my prayers, reading my scriptures, serving others and making sure that I am always worthy. In my ward I teach the youth the gospel from the scriptures, and am preparing to serve a mission in Washington teaching the gospel for 18 months. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the lord in this way and show him my willingness to obey him.