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Hi I'm Kinley

I have 10 siblings with me being the 4/11 and oldest girl. I love to write and serve others. But most importantly, I'm a mormon!!!

About Me

I am 18 years old. I love to read, write, play tennis, travel, listen to music, exercise, and spend time with my family. I have started a blog and my website is www.4futurehelp.blog.com and y'all should check it out! I have spent the last 4 years dealing with health problems and anxiety attacks. But through all of that, I do my very best to have a positive attitude and live life to the fullest. I just recently graduated from high school and am going to be starting my mission papers in a few weeks. I am so truly excited to serve God's children and spread the gospel to the world. One of my favorite things to do is make others feel good about themselves and write little secret notes to let people know I care. I am so grateful for this gospel! I will be going to college after my mission and until my mission comes, I am going to be working full time to earn some money. I think that it is important to write in your journal, and read your patriarchal blessing everyday because in a journal you are able to record your feelings and precious memories while reading your patriarchal blessing will remind you of what blessings you are capable of receiving. My best advice is to write down 20 things you are grateful for when you are having a hard day!

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a mormon? I am a mormon because throughout every trial I have gone through, God has never left my side, I have felt his love for me, and I have seen miracles come out of my trials. When I was 10 years old, my family went to the circus in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Energy Solutions Arena. My brother and I were running across the street when a car came speeding right at us. I couldn't hear my family screaming for us to stop and finally when I looked over, I saw that car inches away from me and I ran but I don't remember how I made it to the other side. I ended up on my knees on the sidewalk. My brother and I are so truly lucky to be alive today. That car would have hit and killed us but I know without a doubt that angels were watching over us that night and they protected from harm. If The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was not true, then my brother and I would be dead right now and we would not have survived. This was a true miracle and eye opener to me that God does love each and every one of us. He gets sad when we go off of the path of righteousness but he is also happy when we make good choices. God loves us no matter what and wants what is best for us. Sometimes life doesn't go our way but it is not because God doesn't love us, it is because God wants us to pick up something greater. Have faith in him, believe, and everything will be ok. I am so grateful for this gospel. I love my family and so excited to spend eternity with them, I know that President Thomas S. Monson is the true living prophet today, I know that families are forever, and that Joseph Smith restored this gospel to our earth, and I know that no matter what we go through, everything will be all right in the end! I love this gospel. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!

How I live my faith

I think I definitely live my faith by the way I dress, the way I speak, the way I serve, and the way I act. We are supposed to stay modest and I make sure that I always am. It makes me feel good when everyone can be comfortable around me because I am modest. I speak with kind and sympathetic words. I absolutely hate swearing and whenever I hear it, I can't help but think that-that person is ungrateful for the life they have been given. It is important to speak a clean language because that is part of your identity. I serve in my church callings faithfully and dutifully. I have been the president in yw's, 1st counselor 3 times, and the secretary. I have also been on the committee for the regional dances, and youth conference. I have also been the president of my seminary class. It feels so good when you serve others because when someone else is happy, it makes you happy. The way I act is one last example of how I live my faith. Sometimes it is hard to appreciate something that may not be fun or in your interest but when you act grateful for those kind of opportunities, what you are really saying is, "God this may not be easy but I am leaving my trust in your hands" when you have this kind of attitude, your actions will be clean and reflect the beautiful child of God that you are!

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Mormons believe that there is one God and one God only. We believe that there is life after death and that families can live forever together. We also believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God and that he atoned for our sins and died for us so that we can return to our Heavenly Father someday. We believe that President Thomas S. Monson is the one and true living prophet today. We believe that those who die before they receive the gospel can be saved and have that chance to accept it. These are all little parts of what we believe and with all of these things together, it enhances the importance of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Show more Show less