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Hi I'm Kristen

I express my emotions through music. I'm a typical poor college student, but boy, am I happy. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a college student waiting for my life to begin... Actually, my life has already begun and I'm tackling it with school and work. Not the most entertaining sometimes, but hey, it pays off! Mmmm, I love me some education. I'm trying to find direction in my life, while finding beautiful moments all along the way. I can't help but be happy, because there are so many good things in the world. I'm an optimist to the highest degree, but I love living that way and wouldn't change it for anything! Gaining this perspective was, actually, quite a process, and not an easy one. I've experienced many trials, but I know that God is always there. I am truly blessed.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Because this church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is truly the Lord's kingdom upon the earth. That is a truth that I have come to know for myself through prayer and through faith. I know this church is founded upon the teachings of Jesus Christ, including those from His personal ministry on earth and those He has given to us through modern-day prophets. I have asked my Heavenly Father through prayer if this church really is true. I have read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it is the word of God; who better to ask than Him who knows all things? The answer I received was quiet and not loud or powerful by any means, but it is an answer that I cannot deny, and one that I will not deny. And what a comfort it is to know that God has not left us alone! He has provided us with a loving prophet on the earth who can lead us and guide us to the path that will bring us home to our Father in Heaven.

How I live my faith

When we are baptized, we promise our Heavenly Father that we will take the name of Christ upon us, and strive to become more like Him. Jesus Christ led a life of service and of love. When I think of all the blessings God has given me throughout my life, I cannot think of any way to repay Him than to pay it forward! The more I serve His children, the more I can feel His love and His light in my life. I've been blessed with so many wonderful opportunities to share truths about the gospel of Jesus Christ, and I've found that these experiences have been more a result of my actions than my words. Throughout my life I've learned that the smallest things can have the greatest impact. So I live my faith out loud! This gospel is real, it is lead through inspiration from Jesus Christ to a living prophet. I know it, and I love it. So I live it in a way that others will have no doubt that I what I believe has changed my life, because it is the truth!

What is the Book of Mormon?

It is the most beautiful book I have ever read. It is another testament of Jesus Christ; it testifies that He really is our Savior and the very Son of the living God. It was written by ancient prophets (just like the prophets in the Bible) who loved their God and loved His gospel, and taught those beautiful truths to God's children. Hand-in-hand with the Bible, it establishes all the truths taught by Jesus Christ Himself. I love the Book of Mormon with all my heart, and if I have a question, or the world is weighing down on me... all I have to do is open its pages and I am filled with peace! Show more Show less