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Hi I'm Kylie

I grew up in Mapleton Utah, I'm a returned missionary, I'm a gymnastics coach, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, my name is Kylie and I am 20 years old, and I am the youngest of 5 children. I served a full-time mission in the Mexico Guadalajara East mission, and I have a great love for the gospel and sharing it. I am a gymnastics coach, and love to teach and be physically active. I love canyoneering with close friends and family and being outdoors. I love spending time with my nieces and nephews, they are the highlight of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Ever since I was a child, I have grown up in the church. From Primary to Young Women's, I've attended church, I have served in church callings, I served a full-time mission, and intend to continue living the gospel and endure to the end. Why? I am a Mormon because I know with all of my heart that it literally is the church of Jesus Christ. As a young Primary child I probably did not understand this, but my wonderful parents nurtured a growing faith inside me. As I grew my testimony also grew, and the Holy Spirit touched my heart and mind. My testimony is personal, it is mine. It isn't a gift from my parents, or church leaders. I had to work, and trust in the Lord to receive a personal witness of the gospel. And now, after having served a full-time mission, and having had my beliefs and testimony put to the test, my testimony is firm. I know that the church is true. I know that God is my loving Father in Heaven. I know that through His prophets we are guided in what we should do. I know that the scriptures also guide us, and give us comfort. I know these things are true, and that is why I am a Mormon, because I know that this is Christ's church, it is led by Him, and I will follow Him.

How I live my faith

The gospel blesses your life when you LIVE it. So how do I live my faith? I do my best to live what I know, practice what the Savior Jesus Christ taught us, and listen to what His prophets continue to teach us. It is actually very simple to live the gospel. I strive to keep a close relation with my Father in Heaven by having the habit to pray morning and night, and in every moment, because I know He is always listening. I live my faith by studying the holy scriptures, which includes the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and other scriptures. When I put into practice the teachings of the scriptures I am blessed and find answers to my prayers. I also respect and keep the Sabbath holy by avoiding other activities that distract me from thinking of the Savior. Weekly I partake of the Sacrament to renew the covenants I have made with God. I worship in the Holy Temple, and participate in the vicarious work for the dead, and hope to start finding and do the work for my own ancestors. I strive to live my faith, and am willing to serve those around me. Be it in an official church calling, or a prompting of the Spirit, I know that service shows that we love God, and follow His son's example. I love my faith, and that is why I live it. And plain and simple, as a Latter-Day Saint, I just try to be like Christ in every action. That is how I live my faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Kylie
The temple, for me, is a place where I can find peace and understanding. It is a place where I can help other people, help the work of the Lord continue here on Earth, but also to personally grow Spiritually. Temples are a place where I participate in saving ordinances that will be crucial to my eternal salvation, and also allow me to be sealed my family forever. The temple provides so many blessings, and we always receive more than we give when we attend the temple. The temple has been such a wonderful strength to me in my life, and has witnessed to me that this church is the only true church and this gospel is the fully restored gospel on Earth. Show more Show less