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Hi I'm Kendall

I was adopted when I was only a month old. I now live in a beautiful small farming community called Fallon, Nevada. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to read! Fiction mostly; fantasy, adventure, sci-fi, anything that'll entertain me! I am attending school at BYU-Idaho and I love it so much, it's such an awesome place to be! I am working my way to getting my Elementary Education Degree with emphasis on Science. I love being outside, whether it is in the desert (which is really beautiful once you get over the shock of it) or up in the mountains with trees, waterfalls, and amazing views. TV shows/Netflix are my weakness, once I find a really good show I can't help but binge watch them all! My family is super awesome and though we look like a random group of people squished toghter, I couldn't ask for a more awesome and loving family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 8 years old and it was the best feeling in the world and I couldn't wait to continue my growth in the church. Then when I was about 12 years old, my family went inactive, and my parents wouldn't come to church, along with my brother. My 3 sisters and I would every once in a while go to church for sacrament and young women's, and then mutual (the youth activity) every Wednesday, depending on if we felt like it. During that time, up until I was 19 years old, I was struggling with something that was keeping me from my full potential and the ability to keep the Holy Ghost with me. During high school I would attend seminary, though I hated it, and did graduate it, which allowed me admittance to BYU-Idaho. While attending school there, at 19 years old, I finally talked to my bishop about what had been happening for the past 7 years. Instead of shunning me and kicking me out of school, my bishop helped me through the repentance process to begin anew and at that moment I truly realized what a great blessing our Savior, Jesus Christ, had given us. By sacrificing His life, we now have the Atonement and through it we can be forgiven of our sins when we have a 'broken heart and a contrite spirit'. Since then I have been attending church faithfully and have been trying my hardest to be a great example of our Savior. Now I am going on a mission for the church, the South Carolina Columbia Mission actually, and can't wait to get there and help those in South Carolina know how much our Savior and Heavenly Father love us and what they have done for us. This church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I know that it is true. I know that the gospel was restored back on Earth because a young boy, Joseph Smith, knelt down in prayer and asked what church was true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and how great and powerful that book is.

How I live my faith

In my home ward I am a Ward Missionary, which is basically helping the full time missionaries with their needs (such as finding families to feed them dinner, potential investigators they could teach, and the occasional hemming of pants) and also finding those in our ward that need help or support. I love to find service opportunities, whether it is helping at our local food pantry or helping an elderly couple with their yard work.