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Hi I'm Kathleen

I was a first grade teacher and a singer in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am on the later part of my life, but have had many exceptional experiences as a teacher, as a singer, as a family history researcher. I am so grateful for life and it's richness of experiences. Though I have not had a marriage and family of my own, I love and appreciate extended family. I enjoy learning, reading, gardening, and all types of needle arts.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to a couple who met during WWII. My mother was from Mormon pioneer heritage and my father from a religious Episcopal/Presbyterian family. We were taught in the truths of the Bible and watched as our father learned the message of the Mormon church accepted it and became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I studied and felt the truth for myself, I have not left the faith, but continue to try in all ways to follow His gospel. I am so moved by the words: (Rev. 5: 12-13) "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. 13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever." I believe that He as my advocate is the only way back to the Father, to changing my life through repentance and to learning a better way to live. I believe those who witness Him and the personal witness to my soul. I am so grateful for the peace this faith gives me.

How I live my faith

The Tabernacle Choir has nearly a million individual copies of music housed in a Library in the lower level of the Tabernacle. The Choir sings 5 or 6 different pieces each week in the broadcast "Music and the Spoken Word". As one of several Librarians for the Choir, I help distribute and then later collect that music, keep it organized, and stored. When not helping in that Library I take advantage of the many records on FamilySearch.org to help others find their family members. One of the things I have most enjoyed, has been teaching and even camping with Young Women age 12 to 18.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Our families are not only the ones we see and know here, but include those who lived before us and made it possible for us to live at this time, who contributed so much to who we are by their lives of struggle, learning, and faith. Learning about them, even if it is only as brief as a name, dates, and family circumstances) brings a love for what their lives where and how they met their challenges. We believe that we can meet and be connected to them in the next life through the sealing power in the Temples. Show more Show less