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Hi I'm Kassandra

I'm the only member of my immediate family and I'm preparing for my mission. And I'm a mormon.

About Me

I live a pretty average life. I enjoy reading and writing and playing sports. I live according to the fact that you do not have to be good at sports to play them. I am a convert to the church, neither of my biological parents are members and my step-father is inactive. Although my mother is not a member, she is the reason I am. I was baptized a month before my 13th birthday. I plan on serving a full-time mission come September 2nd when I will enter the Guatemala CCM (MTC), and then 6 weeks later begins my 18-month journey as a sister missionary in the GUATEMALA GUATEMALA CITY CENTRAL MISSION! I will then be fluent in Spanish (hopefully). Stay tuned.

Why I am a Mormon

I am not a Mormon because my parents made me. I am not a Mormon because I just needed to choose a church to go to. I am not a Mormon just because the people are so nice or because it's fun or anything like that. And I am definitely not a Mormon because it is easy. I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I am a Mormon because it is the only way. Our Heavenly Father loves us and has given us the gospel because He loves us all individually. He called Joseph Smith as prophet in the last days to restore the gospel here on Earth, so that we may obtain the truth. He would never lead us astray. He has given us every tool we need to get back to him: The Book of Mormon, The Holy Bible, all sorts of scriptures, living prophets and apostles, the ability to be baptized and receive the gift of Holy Ghost. He gives us all of these amazing gifts only asking that we take them and use them to our advantage and that we keep the commandments. Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not easy, I have fallen away because I did not want to follow the rules. There are so many temptations that Satan wants you to fall into, but there is one thing has always kept me going-- Heavenly Father will still be there and will always love you. No matter how far you think you've gone, not matter how "bad" you think you are, you are still a literal child of God. So yeah, being Mormon can be difficult when you are constantly being challenged by people and by Satan. But I would never want to be anything else. I know the church is true because I can feel it deep in my soul. I know that Joseph Smith was called by God, I know that The Book of Mormon is true, and I know that Thomas S. Monson is our living prophet today. I am a Mormon because by being a Mormon I am choosing Heavenly Father and my brother, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am on the council for the Young Single Adults or YSA, which is the age group of 18-29. I am the secretary, so basically I sit in the meetings, take the notes, and shoot out ideas when I have them. In our YSA, w're really focused on how to get people to come and participate. It's a really great opportunity to get to know people your age with the same morals and standards as you. Our YSA has taught me so much, and has helped me to become the person I am today. I have learned how vital it is to read your scriptures and to pray every single day. I've learned that there are better things to do than to be out partying. I've learned how much my Father in heaven loves me. It is hard being young these days. We are constantly being tempted to do things that are not right in the Lord's eyes. But when I'm with the Ysa, when I am among friends, I look around and I ask myself, "Would my Heavenly Father want me to be anywhere else?" No, because these people are good, and they help me live my faith.