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Hi I'm Kate

I'm a website marketing manager but I secretly wish I was on Broadway. I'm struggling my way through infertility and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a loud, outgoing, fun-loving girl. I love to sing, dance and be on stage. I also love to cook, eat, read, throw extravagant over-the-top parties and I especially love to laugh. Due to my passions, I chose to major in Music Dance Theatre in college with plans to take Broadway by storm but as I graduated from college, the Lord made it clear that he had other great things in store for me and that lifestyle wasn't for me. I'm now a website marketing manager at a large technology firm and I couldn't be happier with the path my life and career have taken due to my faith that the Lord knew what was best for me. I married the greatest man I've ever met in 2005. Once we decided it was time to have children we found ourselves heartbroken after three miscarriages in one year. After months of tests and no real answers we have put our faith in the Lord and hope to bring children into our home soon. Despite life's challenges I know that the Lord loves me and knows me personally and has a plan for me that will ultimately result in never ending happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

My Mother joined the church when she was 13 years old and has been a faithful member ever since. Through some interesting circumstances, she met and married my Catholic father and they had four children. My parents divorced shortly after and we were raised Mormon by my Mother but were always taught to have a very open mind to other religions and were encouraged to do our own searching to find out what we believed to be true. No matter where I looked, I never found anything that made me doubt that Joseph Smith was who he said he was and that the Book of Mormon was true. Once that testimony was established for me, everything else about the Church fell into place. I know my Savior Jesus Christ bled in Gethsemane and died on the cross so that I could return to live with Him and my Father in Heaven with all my loved ones - family AND friends. I am grateful for this knowledge and it keeps me going when things get dark and difficult. I'm grateful that I was able to be sealed for eternity to my husband. Especially in the dark days after losing each one of our babies the knowledge that they are ours for eternity kept me going. I know that the Lord has a plan for us, for those babies and for any other children that we might be blessed to have either on this earth or in Heaven. I feel I would be denying my entire existence if I pretended not to believe in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - the Church is part of who I am and who I have always been and always will be.

How I live my faith

I firmly believe that living my faith involves more than just going to church and fulfilling my callings. I believe that to be a true representative of Christ we must take it upon ourselves to be the best examples of Him that we can be in our everyday lives. I work in an environment with very few members of the church and I am proud to be known as the Mormon girl. I don't drink, smoke or participate in many of the activities that my co-workers do. Many start off assuming that all the "rules" I follow will alienate me from the group but the opposite always happens and I am the life of the party while still adhering to all of the standards of the church. Most members of my family are not LDS and I believe this has helped shape me into a strong member of the church who is accepting of others. It has always been important to me that I make it clear that I will not participate in activities that go against the teachings of the gospel but that I do not judge those who have chosen to live their lives differently. I believe that I can lead people to the truth of the gospel through my example and the happiness I try to exude every minute of my life.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

100% yes. The keys of the Priesthood and leading the Children of God were given to Joseph Smith and have been passed on since his death to worthy men, most recently Thomas S. Monson. Show more Show less