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Hi I'm Katie

I love trying new things, I have ridden an elephant, I like rock climbing, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the seventh child out of eight. I have five older brothers and two sisters. I come from a very athletic, thrill-seeking family that just so happens to have a major sweet tooth. I love to play volleyball and rock climb. In addition to sports, I enjoy playing the piano, watching musicals, and wearing slippers. I attend Brigham Young University - Idaho and absolutely love it! I am studying Business and have an emphasis in Marketing and a cluster in Public Relations. I am working towards a career in corporate event planning. I love to plan and have recently enjoyed managing events on campus.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because through this gospel I have learned about God's love for me. Knowing that I have a Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ who love me more than I can even imagine is an amazing feeling and provides a kind of comfort and support that I don't feel anywhere else. I am a Mormon because I know that Jesus came to this Earth to atone for my sins and that he expects me to become the very best I can be so that I can live with Him again. I am a Mormon because not only do I love Heavenly Father and the Savior with my whole being, but I also love my friends and family. I want to live in a way that I can be with them forever. Through the covenants I make I can come closer to the Savior and learn more about His plan for me. I am a Mormon because I know that by living the teachings of this gospel I can feel an overwhelming joy when I get to meet my Savior face to face.

How I live my faith

My parents have taught me what is right and wrong through lessons and especially through their examples. I try to be a good example and as a result I have had opportunities to share my beliefs with others. For example, when I was in high school I played for a competitive volleyball club. Often the tournaments our teams would go to were held on Sundays. I have always been taught that Sunday is a special day where we refrain from regular weekly activities. Because I feel Sunday is a sacred day I didn't go to tournaments on that day. I was able to show my teammates that my devotion to Christ and his gospel is much more important to me than a volleyball tournament, even though I loved to play in our competitions. Although disappointed, and at first a little frustrated, they eventually became supportive of me and my decision to not play on Sundays. I know that my faith is increased when I attend the temple regularly, sincerely pray and read my scriptures and share my beliefs with others.