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Hi I'm Kira

I'm a student studying elementary education. I love to swim, dance, read, and play the cello. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a voracious reader. I love music and dancing. I play cello and I love to do it. My family vacations on the Oregon Coast. It is very beautiful there.

Why I am a Mormon

As I act on the doctrines and as I learn the Gospel more, I know that it is true. I don't know if you've ever taken a test or been in a situation with more than one choice and you know that one is right and true while the others are wrong, false. I've had many opportunities in my life to stop being Mormon and it's a lot like taking that test or that situation. Deep, to the core of myself, I know that this is the true Church and the doctrines and principles therein are true. When I pray, attend the temple, attend church, read my scriptures, I feel the Spirit of God there in those places and in those activities. As I do these things, I ask God if they are true if they are right, and the answer is always that they are.

How I live my faith

Currently, my calling (my job) in my ward is as the ward music director. Basically, I'm the ward music organizer: I make sure that we have a pianist and conductor as well as finding the hymns we sing and people to perform special musical numbers.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon temples? What goes on in Mormon temples?

Temples are the house of God. To be able to enter, we must be prepared or ready (we use the word "worthy") to be in a place where God is. We learn eternal truths, receive sacred ordinances (like binding husbands and wives together for eternity), perform those ordinances for people who have died without being able to receive those ordinance for themselves (see 1 Corinthians 15:29 and 1 Peter 4:6). Even though not everyone is allowed inside the temples, anyone is welcome to visit the Temple grounds. Show more Show less