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Hi I'm Katie Rodrigues

I taught myself to play the Ukulele. I write songs. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My family moved around a lot. We started in Salt Lake City and moved 9 times in my life and went to 10 schools after 17 years. I haven't spent time in one place longer than 6 years. I taught myself how to play the Ukulele when I was 15. I like to write small songs on the instrument. I like to sing. I work as a custodian. I like to paint and decorate. I have graduated from High School and have gone to College for a semester doing my Generals. I don't know what to major in. I received my mission call to go over seas in November of 2017.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born in the church I discovered differences in religions during one of my relocations to Nebraska. At 13, I became very depressed and skeptical; I was wondering if the church was true because of the struggles I had. My parents told me that I should read The Book Of Mormon to find some strength. Once I developed a habit of reading, my life changed drastically and I was no longer struggling as hard as I was. I developed a testimony of the Book Of Mormon, of Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Although, I have felt inadequate, I know that because of Jesus Christ and his Atonement that he made for me and everyone else, we can be better. Heavenly Father has a plan for each of us and we don't have to worry about messing up as long as we keep his commandments. The Book of Mormon is true and I know it strengthens others in many different ways.

How I live my faith

As a part of the church, I have a job to do in the church. I am a part of a Youth Single Adult Ward. The job I have is called a "calling." This job I do is unique; I help set up for an event called Family Home Evening or FHE. FHE is held Monday, each week. The point of the activity to bring the young adults together to talk to one another and feel the Holy Ghost in the wholesome activities we put together. I also go visiting teaching every month. This calling is to help others in my ward feel welcome to the church and to help them with any kind of burden that they may have, mentally or physically.