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Hi I'm Kaylie

I love to dance. I study neuropsychology. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a tall blonde girl who loves to get out and try new things! And I really love to travel- experience new cultures and see amazing historic sites! I grew up dancing competitively and can't help but move whenever I hear music. I am currently a college student studying neuropsychology and love it. It is amazing to see how intricate the brain is and what amazing things it can do. I hope to become a professor one day and share my love about psychology with others and inspire them to do something amazing with their lives, as my professors and teachers have done for me. I'll never turn down an opportunity to play sports, especially soccer and volleyball, and I am always there to cheer my sports teams on. But I also love to take time and relax and read a good book. I love my family and the laughter that goes on when we are all home.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was growing up, I believe I was a member of the Mormon church because it is what my parents brought me up in and what I thought I was expected to do. But as I have grown older, I have noticed what a huge blessing it has been in my life, constantly giving me peace and comfort, and I wouldn't want to leave it for any reason. The commandments we are given, the counsel from our prophets, has helped me avoid hard and sad things, like drug abuse or destructive relationships. I have been able to find joy and be happy with myself for how I am living my life, because I feel healthy and know I am always working towards some great goal. There is also a support in the church that I haven't found anywhere else. No matter where I go, there are members who will open up their arms to me, take me in, and we immediately connect because we have something in common. Our faith brings us closer and gives us the desire to serve, strengthen, and take care of one another when it seems like there is no one else around that will do so. Not only comfort and joy, but I have also received peace from this church. Whenever I have to make a big decision, I have tools and resources, whether it be prayer, scriptures, or church leaders, that I can turn to that help guide me to the decision I need to make. I don't have to do anything blind. I may not know what is to come once I have made that decision or why I am making it, but I can feel with a surety that it is the right decision I am supposed to make and feel at peace with it. The knowledge, friends, comfort, joy, peace, love, support, and so many other things that this church has brought me have all made my life better. They have all been for good. I want to keep this joy and peace throughout my life- it makes me a better person.

How I live my faith

Participating in my church activities is a very important daily thing in my life. I live by many young adults that I go to church with, and it helps us all become closer and willing to help one another. It's wonderful to know that just across the street you have someone who would be willing to help you in any situation. And it is wonderful to have people you can go out with and have a good, clean, fun time. I specifically get to work with the young adult women my age. It is a blessing. They all come from different backgrounds and each have unique stories that help strengthen me in my own challenges. We have a system in the church where every girl has two others who come and visit her weekly to make sure she is doing good and see if there is anything she needs help with. I get to oversee this process and make sure girls are being visited and taken care of. It's amazing to see how Heavenly Father is fully aware individually of every single one of these girls and has sent others to her to help strengthen her in whatever she needs. I try to live my faith daily by looking for those who Heavenly Father is aware needs help, and be available to assist them in any way that I can.