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Hi I'm Kelsey

I grew up in Arkansas, have a great love for music, am studying Marriage and Family Counseling, and I am Mormon.

About Me

Hello! I am not the best describing myself so bear with me. I was born and raised in Arkansas as an LDS (Mormon) member, but my path has not been as clear cut as I had hoped. I spent my childhood with a great struggle of trying to understand who I was and my purpose on this earth. It was not until High school that I grained a strong testimony and understanding of the truthfulness of the Church, but the trials did not stop there. I got married at the very young age of eighteen and quickly found myself in a devastating situation. My husband was highly addicted to pornography and became emotionally abusive. For the three years I was married to him I lost every since of who I was and the worth I held as a Daughter of God. When I finally made the dei

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because there is nothing in this world that I have ever experienced that has brought such peace and joy into my life as the blessings of this gospel. I know that this church is true and through it I have found a love for myself, others, and God. I also know that He loves me and his other children immensely as well.

How I live my faith

I try live my faith throughout all the things I do. Whether that be through volunteering in my community or something as small as genuinely smiling at those I come into contact with each day. That is the beauty of the light of Christ. It can be shown in many ways, whether big or small.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

I like to answer this question not in general sense, but in a personal one. Think for a moment you are standing before a great mountain. It's steep, snowy, with crumbling rock walls, and downright dangerous looking. You are told that you, with no experience or equipment, have to climb this mountain. I don't know about you, but I would be terrified. "How in the world am I, in my small state, suppose to climb this mountain alone and survive?" Then you feel a warm hand on your shoulder. You turn your head and come face to face with a kind, warm smile and emphatic eyes. He asks, "Will you allow me to climb with you? In return, I will give to you this equipment and teach you as we go." That, in a sense, is my definition of the Atonement. Show more Show less