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Hi I'm Kelsey

I am a reader. I am a writer. I am a tutor. I am a teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently graduated in English Education with a Minor in Deaf Studies. I love everything to do with English and American Sign Language. I have been divorced and married again. My life is amazing and full of love. I am a nerd, and I love all things fantasy (Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, and many others).

Why I am a Mormon

I love Christ. I was born into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My great-great-great grandfather was the third President of the Church, John Taylor. I have grown hearing the messages of Christ and reading The Book of Mormon. However, my faith is not blind. I mentioned in my about me portion that I was divorced and married again. My first marriage was when I was 21 years old. To make a long story short, my husband decided to live in a way that I did not believe in, and he decided to end our marriage. The marriage was short, but during it I was emotionally abused. He told me if I just worked out I would be that much more beautiful. He called me a bad wife. During the process of the divorce, I turned to Christ, and The LDS Church for comfort and strength. I have never felt the love of God more than that time in my life. I knew that He knew what I was going through. Through the Atonement of Christ, I felt I was able to easily forgive my ex for all the harm he did me. This experience has been one of the biggest testimony builders that I have had in my life. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to be the most true church on the earth. I know God lives and loves me. I know I am His daughter. Christ can help anyone out of any situation if you just let Him.

How I live my faith

I am currently a Primary(group of children) teacher with my loving husband. We teach the group of children that are 5 turning 6. I also help plan activities we do on a monthly basis as women. I love both of my callings, and I would not change them. I learn so much about faith and love from the mouths of children. We bring fruit snacks everyday...because they are hungry and need a boost of sugar to get them ready for their parents. I also love singing with our kids, music is very powerful.

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Growing up in Provo, UT, I have gotten the Modesty lesson many times. I have been told that as a girl, I need to be modest to help boys be chaste. Now, I do not agree with that statement. I feel that we all need to be modest in dress, and our manner of being, to show respect to ourselves. I have always thought of modesty as proving to yourself, and Heavenly Father, that you respect your body--his gift to you. Dressing modestly has always been something I have wanted to do. I want to present my best self, usually that denotes wearing clothes that cover and yet flatter me. I am not a parent, but I want to be someday. The best way that I can think of teaching modesty is by example. Dress modestly. Speak modestly. Those things will turn around and your kids will emulate it. Show more Show less