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Hi I'm Kate

I converted to the Church when I was young. I have experienced infertility and am now a mother to twins. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up as an only child and lived with my mom who was a single parent. We moved around the United States quite a few times. One day we began being taught by the missionaries from the Church and eventually we were baptized. At age 21 I had the opportunity to also serve as a missionary in England and Wales. During this time I started to figure out how to live with anxiety and depression and have been able to help many navigate the experience in their own lives. I was married to my sweetheart at age 34 and after years of infertility and going through IVF we became the parents to twins! I count myself very blessed to be their mother. I have worked in various industries for a career, with my favorite being radio and with different departments in the Church. I love my life and the people in it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because life without the gospel of Jesus Christ has felt empty to me at various times. Here and there I've distanced myself from attending Church or the promises I'd made to God, maybe not intentionally, but mostly through my own laziness. When I started noticing something missing in my life I found it due to not nourishing the relationship with my Heavenly Father. All relationships take effort and care, including the one with Him. Luckily, God is always loving and he willingly takes me back and brightens my soul again when I make the effort. Being a Mormon has become a way of life and going to church weekly reminds me of the Savior and that I want and need to be a better person. I love to serve and I love to see the gospel of Jesus Christ make a difference in the lives of those around me. I cannot imagine a life without Him. I've been blessed many times over and I know all of these blessings come from Him.

How I live my faith

Because of church I've had many opportunities to be taught and also to teach. At any given time I have been given the chance to volunteer and give back by taking assignments from leaders in my local congregation to teach. I've been able to teach the children (ages 5-8), the young women (ages 12-14), an adult Sunday School class, in the women's organization, lead music, lead a choir, go to the youth girl's camp, and just make many friendships over the years that I've been attending.