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Hi I'm Katie Zackrison

I'm a daughter, I'm a sister, I'm an aunt. I love trying on shoes and going shopping with my Mama! Most importantly, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving a mission in Birmingham Alabama. I love spending time with my family. My family is the most important thing in my life besides this church. We watch movies, play games, and we love going out to dinner! We also love to travel, and relax in Hawaii, where we are from. I come from a large family with two loving parents, 2 sisters and 3 brothers, and 2 adorable nieces.They are my best friends. I love trying on shoes, and have been a girly girl from birth. Pink is definitely my favorite color. I am also a dancer. I love being on stage and I love expressing myself through dance. In high school, I was on the dance company, and on Varsity Cheer. I also participated in the school musical all three years of high school and loved performing! I don't play sports, I actually have a fear of balls flying in my face. I attended one year of college at BYU before I left on my mission, and I plan to continue my education there when I return. One of the biggest blessings in my life is being a member of this church. It has shaped who I am, and the values I have. I love the Lord, and the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this faith, and I have always loved it. But, like many others, I had to come to the knowledge for myself that this church was true. I needed to know why I called myself a Mormon, and why I lived by the standards I did. I prayed for answers, I prayed to know. And my answer came. I wasn't hit by a lightening bolt, and I didn't see flashing lights. My answer came by the small and quiet whisperings of the Holy Ghost. I knew by the peace that I felt while attending church and reading my scriptures that this church is Christ's church restored on the earth today. I realized that I had always known this church was true because of the light it brings to my life. I can't describe the tremendous joy I feel being a member of this church, and knowing my Savior lives. I know I could never give that up. I have chosen to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints simply because I know without a doubt that this church is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to do the will of my Father in Heaven. I know I am not a perfect person, but as I follow the commandments, I receive peace in my life. Being obedient to the commandments helps me to stay on the straight and narrow path which leads to eternal life. I try to keep Jesus Christ as the center of my life, and it motivates me to become more like Him. I seek to serve those around me, and help them feel the love of my Savior. I live my faith by trying to act as an example of the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.