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Hi I'm Kathryn Williams

I am a Texan born & raised. I love the great outdoors, and I'm a mormon.

About Me

Currently, I attend college. I am a junior and find that most of my days are caught up in studying for tests, going to classes, and writing papers, but I still love making time for what I enjoy. I absolutely love playing sports especially soccer. Recently, I started playing flag football and intertube waterpolo! I relax by playing guitar and watching Friends. Recently, I married the love of my life and best friend. I enjoy spending time with him to get to know him and myself better.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From day one, I have felt the Spirit at Church and while reading the scriptures (Book of Mormon and Bible). Overtime, my testimony has grown and transformed into a strong foundation for me to fall on in trials. I know that this Church is true. I know the Christ came to this Earth and suffered for our sins. I know that Heavenly Father knows each of us individually and loves us. He has created a wonderful plan for each of us, and even though things do not go as we would have planned, this is the best life for each of us - even if we do not understand why at the moment. I know the Book of Mormon is true and find joy in reading it everyday. I testify that families can be together forever. I never knew how much this would mean to me until my brother passed away. The Lord loves us and has a beautiful plan. He wants us to be happy, and if we are willing to turn to him, He will help us feel true joy and love. I am so grateful for His Atonement and for the commandments so we know what we need to do to have happiness. I say this in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I absolutely love the Church. I have learned so much throughout my life and continue to learn more. Recently, I realized just how much I love the commandments because they are a guide our loving Heavenly Father has given us. I am so much happier the days I read my scriptures, say prayers (communicate with God), and follow the promptings of the Holy Ghost. Each day, I strive to be loving and understanding of everyone around me. I try to help others in any way possible. I love applying the doctrines of the Church into my life. At Church, I have been called at activities co-chair. The purpose of these activities is to fellowship everyone who comes to the activities, non-members and members. I love helping others build friendships through activities and recreation. I love the example if you have one piece of string, you can easily break it, but if you have twenty, the strings are harder to break. This definitely applies to the Church. As we grow closer to one another, we find strength in each other and can help one another through difficult times. Visiting teaching is another great example of this. I have been called to be a companion with another sister. Together we are to visit two other sisters in the ward - befriend them, teach them about the gospel, and help them with different struggles. I have met some of my best friends through visiting teaching. This is another commandment that has enriched my life. I am not perfect in living all of the commandments, but I know as I strive to, I can help others on their journey and become better myself.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Kathryn Williams
Faith in Christ has made me a better person. I love reading about His life and ministry in the Bible and Book of Mormon. Even when He is tired and ready to leave, He chooses to stay with the Nephites and bless the children (3 Nephi 17). He teaches me more about faith, love, humility, trust, and hope. As I read about these examples, I learn how to treat my husband better. Even when I do get upset or angry, I have learned how to take a step back and think of the situation from his perspective and talk to him about the problem rather than yell. Also, I love reading scriptures with my husband everyday. After we read, we talk about what we have learned and how we can apply it in our lives. This unites us as we learn more about Heavenly Father and Christ together. As trials come, we both have this faith to fall back on. We have learned to trust in Heavenly Father and each other. We have committed to common values which give us the strength we need to stand strong together. In my friendships, I try to apply these principles as well. I enjoy having gospel conversations with friends and sharing my thoughts with them builds more trust and stronger bonds. Show more Show less