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Hi I'm Kaylee

I am from Texas. I am a college student and I want to be a doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student. I love learning and being a student. I am studying to be a doctor. It has been my dream since I was in high school. I spent the last four months in China teaching English to kindergarteners and fell in love with the country and the people. I would love to live there again at some point in my life. I made friends there that I will always remember. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, reading, shopping, watching movies, and running.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. The Book of Mormon brings me peace when I read it and makes my day better. I can feel the spirit and feel Gods love for me. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. Because I know it is true I want to try and live my life the way Jesus Christ would want me to. I understand what the lord has done for me. I know he suffered for my sins and for the sins of the world. I know that he will forgive me when I sincerely repent and change my behavior. I know that through the atonement I can change. I can become the person I want to be. I can develop Christ-like attributes, which does not only make the lord happy, it makes me happy, and it also helps me to bless the lives of others. I know that when Christ was on the earth that he organized his church exactly the way he wanted it and that when he was crucified and his apostles were killed that the world fell into apostasy and the church that Christ wanted no longer existed. That is why Joseph Smith restored the true church. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true church and that it is the church that the lord wanted. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet and that it is because of him translating the Book of Mormon that we are able to have it. I am Mormon because I know what it feels like to not have anyone in your corner. Even when you feel alone you can always rely on Jesus Christ. He loves us and wants to help us and I know that by being Mormon and living my life in a certain way and making covenants that I am able to be close to him. I know that I want to live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ again and by living the gospel I will have that opportunity. I am Mormon because it keeps me safe from the world and gives me a solid foundation and a purpose. It gives meaning to my life and help keeps me on the right track.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in my daily life. I like to start and end my days on my knees in prayer. I try and read my scriptures everyday and take time to ponder what it means to me. I go to church on Sunday. I repent for my shortcomings and try to become better. I listen to the words of the prophet and apostles to try and help me better follow the teachings of the Savior. I try to love everyone and serve whenever possible. When we have activities at church I will try and stay after to help clean up. I try and volunteer whenever I can to help out. I do the best I can to live my life in a way that would be pleasing to the Savior.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Kaylee
We need a savior so we can be forgiven for our sins. If we did not have a savior we would not be able to live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ again. We have agency to choose good or bad. We all make mistakes and we all sin, so we need a way to be forgiven for those sins and that is why we have a savior. Also, having a savior gives us a perfect example of what we should strive to be. Show more Show less