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Hi I'm Kortni

College student, anatomy fanatic, future physician, and missionary. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a native Idahoan. Yes, I love potatoes. I am a pre-medical student, and love human anatomy. I am a rugby and softball player. I love summer time and being outside in the mountains. I love my family. I am serving as a missionary in the Colorado Denver North Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up going to church with my family. I was never concerned with whether or not it was true as I grew up, because I always felt good going to church. As I reached my early adulthood years, I began to question what I believed. I stopped attending church as often. I believed in God and in Jesus Christ. Eventually, I knew that I needed to know for myself if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was really Jesus Christ's true church and if His gospel really had been restored in its fullness on the earth in our day. So I tried an experiment. I went to church and really listened and tried to learn. I committed to live the gospel standards fully. I read the Book of Mormon. I sought answers for myself. And... my life was so much happier. As I studied the gospel and put forth effort to learn, I was granted the knowledge I was seeking. As I lived the gospel standards and lived God's commandments, I was happier and life was so much easier. I read the Book of Mormon and I prayed to my Heavenly Father with true desire to know if the book was true... if it really was another testament of Jesus Christ. And I received a personal witness that the Book of Mormon is true! Since I know the Book of Mormon is true, I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God because he was given the power to translate it from ancient records. Because Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was established by the power and authority of God. This is Jesus Christ's church! The teachings of the Church are the teachings of Jesus Christ! I am who I am today because of my Savior, Jesus Christ. I am grateful to be a member of His church, and be taught His gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the example of Jesus Christ. I live my faith by being kind, loving, understanding, forgiving, being of service, and helping others strengthen their relationship with the Savior. I live my faith by striving every day to keep the commandments.