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Hi I'm Katie

I'm a Physician Assistant. I'm a mother and a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I went to college and earned a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology/Mathematics and then received a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies. I worked as a PA for several years. Then when my daughter was 1 year old, I decided to become a full time stay at home mom. I continue to be a stay at home mom, but now I am more busy with 3 young children. I do not work as a PA any more, but I do volunteer at a free clinic in and I am a member of my state's Association of Physician Assistants and attend their meetings. In high school I was interested in music. I played the piano and the viola in my high school orchestra. Now, I don't play musical instruments much anymore, but I continue to love listening to music. I enjoy gardening and playing outside with my kids.

Why I am a Mormon

 I joined the church when I was in college, at the age of 24. At the time, my life felt empty. In high school, I knew a family who was Mormon and they seemed very happy. I often thought of them and what made them happy. One Saturday night when I returned home from a night out with my friends, I saw an LDS commercial about family relationships being eternal. I decided to get out a Book of Mormon that my friend had given me in high school, and I read about Joseph Smith. When he talked about how he felt like he was surrounded by darkness but then he saw light, I felt warmth all around me. I felt the need to pray for direction in my life, so that my life could become more meaningful to me. So I prayed for one of the first times in my life and I received revelation that I should be baptized. Initially I was afraid to become a Mormon, because I thought I would not be able to live a disciplined life. But I knew that getting baptized was the right thing to do. So I pleaded with God that I would do my very best, and hoped that the atonement of Jesus Christ would make up for everything I lacked.

How I live my faith

I currently serve in my church by organizing events for the children in the church. I also help to organize the teachers for the children. The children are so pure in their faith and have strengthened my testimony in the gospel.