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Hi I'm Kyli

I'm a daughter, a sister, and a student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student who loves to learn. I am studying to become a teacher. My favorite place to be is at home around those who I love. Family takes the center stage in my life. I moved around a lot as a kid, but my family has always been a constant in my life that I could look to for support. I love to read and my passion in life is writing (including everything from poems to essays). I aspire to become a wife and a mother because I see how much joy that has brought to my own mom, and I want that in my own life!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the overwhelming feelings of peace and truth I feel when I consider what the Savior did for me. I know that He lived, and that He still lives and loves us. Through His atoning sacrifice, He made it possible for us to return to live with Him. We can be free of my sins through our belief in Him and our dedication to follow in His footsteps. That is the greatest gift He could give to us. I know that He is the leader of this Church Himself, and I know that if I stand by His side, through Him, I can handle anything that comes my way.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by learning each day that I am not perfect, but trying to be the best I can nonetheless. I strive to be an example of the gospel of Jesus Christ by letting others see the happiness it brings me and the peace that I feel through His atonement. I try to learn from the mistakes I make and start over each day knowing that I can be better. I serve in the Church as an indexer. Along with many others around the world, I download images of documents (such as old census records, marriage licenses, church registers, and passenger lists) and type the names and information that I see into a database. Once these records are published online, people anywhere can access them to find out more about their family--where they lived, how they lived, when they lived. This work reminds me that even the smallest task that we do is great when we consider the benefits it affords to others.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

How I learned that Mormonism is true is that I felt it in my heart. That, to me, is the most important thing to watch for. The Lord talks to us each personally, and in a way we will understand. For instance, He speaks to me and answers my questions through my feelings. When I pray to know if something is true or right, Heavenly Father answers me by sending a feeling of comfort and peace and love. Sometimes the Lord does not answer my questions immediately when I ask Him. At times, He expects me to show my faith in Him before He sends an answer. This can mean that I need to take action toward my answer. For example, when I prayed to know that the Book of Mormon was true, I knew that I first needed to show that I was ready to receive that answer by really studying the book and getting to know what it was about. This was also true of when I decided to go to college. I asked if it was right, then I began applying. I would suggest that if you want to know if this Church is true, you begin applying. Ask sincerely and speak honestly with Heavenly Father, then act while you wait on the Lord. Show more Show less