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Hi I'm Kylee

I've grown up in Utah surrounded by the gospel my entire life. I'm embarking on an LDS Mission to Mexico! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love math and science, and am currently in college trying to finalize exactly what it is that I want to study. I love being outside for hiking, rafting, kayaking, and enjoying what God has created for us. I'm a dancer and am very passionate about it. I love how God has given our bodies an infinite capacity to be better in all aspects of our lives, we need only apply ourselves. My two main mottos for life: "I believe in Christ" and "Friends help friends merge."

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to be a Mormon for a few reasons. Firstly because of the happiness this faith has given me. When I am in accordance with the principles it lays out, I feel more productive, organized and clear in thought. When I steer away from things this church believes in I feel no direction in my life, I am unmotivated, and I become slothful. This gospel continually blesses me with opportunities to progress and become better. I am a Mormon secondly because of the comfort it provides in times of need. I am not talking of physical supplies to fulfill physical needs. I am referring to spiritual healing in times of heartache and spiritual ailment. This gospel is not prevention against the storms of life, but it is a place to turn to for peace, for guidance, for assurance. I pray that others will bring their trials, grudges, burdens, or holes that may be in them and lay them at the feet of the Savior. Grasp His hand. He will guide us through the dark times, that is a promise. He has granted peace to my soul when life seems dark. Thirdly I am a Mormon because the gospel has made me whole again. This third principle of my testimony covers many things. Jesus Christ grants peace to our lives, but he not only brings peace, but he fills the holes in our soul. When we make mistakes, we can be forgiven, and our guilt swept away. I have felt him make my soul whole again. I have found myself self-absorbed and seeking self justification for times when life is unfair to me. When we feel wronged, know all will be justified in the eternities. Right now we need to forgive, and my faith in Jesus Christ and in this gospel has allowed me to enlarge my capacity to forgive. This gospel has made my family whole. The gospel of Jesus Christ promises that families can be sealed to each other through the eternities. Life extends beyond the grave, we are not made for endings! I am a Mormon because the gospel has made my earthly purpose whole.

How I live my faith

During college, the calling I received was to be in charge of Ward Prayer. Ward prayer for my ward, which was entirely young single adults, consisted of every Sunday night meeting together, having a small spiritual thought, and then a prayer. I lived my faith by inviting others to come and participate in a prayer as a ward family. For many, their family was across the country, or across the globe. Kneeling in prayer together was a strength to all of us spiritually to help guide us through our stressful weeks. There was a great spirit in bringing souls unto Christ for a sweet moment to hear a short lesson and then a prayer. It was a blessing for me to get to know so many sweet souls who lived in my same apartment complex, and who shared the same faith. Now that I have moved home, I am living my faith by doing what I know to be right. I have friends and family, who like everyone are facing differing afflictions emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and physically. I try to be a vessel in The Lord's hands by being open to opportunities to serve and volunteer. Oftentimes the opportunity to serve is not convenient, yet by choosing to fulfill that opportunity I can share just a portion of God's love for people. More than anything that is what this faith is about: Showing people that God loves them.