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Hi I'm Kimberly

I was born in Kentucky. I am studying Graphic Design at the University of Utah. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love art, music, soccer, reading, and even playing video games. I love to draw. There is so much beauty that surrounds us, if we just know where to look. There is both inner beauty and outer beauty. I love reading a good fantasy book. I'm currently studying graphic design in college.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a child, my mother raised me in the ways of the church, but when my parents divorced when I was in 3rd grade, I began to question and doubt what the church did for me. I avoided it when I could. I still knew I felt some peace when I went to church, but I didn't start to see what it could do for me until I was in about 9th grade. I started to attend seminary-a program for 9th-12th grade students. My teachers were so friendly and positive, and I learned I was not the only Mormon without the dream family I wanted to be in. When I got to 10th grade, hardship struck my family. My mom divorced my step father. Somehow, he got everything he wanted, even my poor little sister's puppy. My mother, sister, and I moved into a one bedroom apartment. It was hard and stressful. We had little money. I started to get very depressed and upset at how we ended up, but that was the moment that I really started to pray. I prayed with my whole heart. I told God, if I tried going to church for myself, and I became happy, I would stay. So I went to church with my family. I went with an open mind, accepting, and learning to understand the ways of the gospel. I began to notice I was much happier the weeks that I attended church, than the weeks I had avoided it. My relationship with God was growing stronger and deeper. To this day, I have decided to always do my best to continually strengthen that relationship. My new positive outlook brightened my life. I became a new person. He has placed people around me that I love dearly, and I feel very blessed, even in humble circumstance. There is no greater feeling than the eternal peace and happiness that this gospel has brought me. I know the things I taught are true, and I seek to share this feeling with those around me.

How I live my faith

Growing up in my teenage years, I was always a first or second councilor for my age group in the young women's program. Once I was called to be a Youth Camp Leader for girl's camp one year and I loved it. In high school, I attended seminary. Once I graduated high school, I attended the LDS institute at my college. My mom was a primary teacher (for the small children) for a while, and I had the opportunity to design a new program page for the primary when my mom learned that the primary president felt that the old program page was outdated. I've always enjoyed whatever position I had, even if it was small. Anything that I did, any class I took, any leadership I was given, I always learned a great lesson and my faith grew.