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Hi I'm Kirsten Helsing

I am from Idaho Falls, I love to dance! I love everything outdoors, I love to laugh, I am a LDS missionary, and I am a Mormon:)

About Me

I have lived in Idaho my whole life and I love it! Though I love to travel... Idaho continues to be my state of choice. I have danced for 15 years and I couldn't imagine life without it. My parents separated when I was 6, but since then have both remarried and now I have enough family to share with the world! Which makes me full of thousands of crazy stories:) I love everything outdoors, and I love a good challenge. I love to help and serve others. There is just this feeling of peace that encompasses me after a good deed has been done! I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, serving in the Fort Collins, Colorado Mission. I love the gospel with all my might, and I love bringing Christ into peoples lives.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since I was 8 years old. I was raised in the church, and chose to be baptized when the opportunity came. I continue to live the gospel because of the light and pure joy it brings into my life. My family and I have been given so much in times of trial and hardship, and I know that the only way we were able to get through them is because of our faith in the gospel and Jesus Christ. I have learned that when you continue on the correct path with faith and righteousness, that after the trial... after you have prevailed... that is when it begins to get better. My Heavenly Father has always been there for me, even when I wasn't ready to talk. I know that our Heavenly Father hears an answers our prayers, and that we can turn to him with our deepest concerns. Because of his undying love for us he will not only help us heal, but help us excel at whatever it was that beat us down. I know that through Jesus Christ and his atonement, this is possible. That because of him all things in this life can be made right. I know that the Book of Mormon is a true book that holds testimonies, history, and spiritual guidance that was intended for us in this day. To learn from and take into our lives, that we may be lifted up in the joy of the gospel. I love the gospel more that anything, I treasure it up in my heart so I can always feel the perfect peace it brings in my life.

How I live my faith

I am the oldest grandchild of 50 on my mom side, and the second oldest of 15 on my dads side. I don't know about you, but to me that seems like a lot of eyes on me. One way I try to live my faith is by trying to be a good example to my many cousins that are younger to me. I try to not only Know what I believe... but to also live what I believe, so that they can see the light through me. I honestly just try my best to live my faith in the best way I can. And when I fail, I pick myself up and continue in faith.