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Hi I'm Kayla

I grew up in a small town in New York. Now I'm living in Utah going to university. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love reading and writing, they're both a large part of what makes me who I am. Every Christmas I write stories for my friends, which has always When I'm not doing those things I am normally spending time with my family and my friends. I have one younger brother and four older half siblings. My brother and I are very close, we're each other's best friend. We do a lot of things together, such as drama club in high school. Moving out and going to university was a trial mainly because I enjoy being with my family so much. However, I'm currently putting my university education on hold so that I may serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were already members of the church, so some people might assume that is why I am a Mormon, but it's not. Growing up with the church in my life allowed me to gain a testimony at a younger age, but I still had to work for it. The first time I prayed to know if the church was true I was fairly young, but I remember a wonderful feeling of peace coming over me. As I've continued to go to church and study the gospel that feeling has come more often into my life and I've recognized that it's the Holy Ghost working in my life. When I follow the guidance given to us by modern day prophets, along with the guidance that can be received through the scriptures, I find my life is happier and I feel more prepared to deal with the difficulties I am faced with. By putting my faith into actions and seeing the results that come from doing so, I feel the strength of my faith growing. When that happens, I know that being a member of the church has blessed my life.

How I live my faith

For me, one of the most important things about living my faith has always been being willing to be honest about what I believe to those around me. My school had less than five hundred students, despite being a pre-K to 12th grade school. There were times I chose not to do things because of commitments I had made to the church, and being honest about this occasionally led to