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Hi I'm Carol

I was born in Utah. I am a mother of six lovely children. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

About Me

I enjoy reading. I tend to like various forms of non-fiction as well as fiction. Charles Dickens is one of my favorites. I try to keep up with what books my children read so that we can discuss them. I have worked in the Cub Scout program. I have Scouts of my own as well. I enjoy volunteering my time in the community and at the local public schools. I walk for exercise and enjoy trying new restaurants with my husband when we go on dates. I like to meet new people. I have learned a lot from living in various states. Every town/city in every state has a unique culture and wonderful people!

Why I am a Mormon

My mother joined this church at the age of 18. My father became re-activated while in the Service. Both of my parents wanted their children to grow up with an understanding of God. They taught us from the Bible, the Book of Mormon and other religious writings. I feel so blessed to be a member of this church. I can't imagine how my life would have been without the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints!

How I live my faith

I was taught to ask myself, "What would Jesus have me do?" That question has helped me throughout my life and continues to help me make good choices. As I have matured in age, I have found many ways to help those around me. I have taught young children in church nursery classes and primary classes. I have found that there are many opportunities to serve those of other faiths, the community, and local public schools. Serving others helps me feel connected to the world around me. I have found satisfaction helping with humanitarian projects for local, national, and international needs. I involve my children whenever possible in service related activities. When I serve others, I recognize their individual worth.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Carol
Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is God the Father's literal offspring. He lived a perfect life. We believe that his atonement was the best gift we could ever receive. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Carol
Mormon temples help families in many ways. Our children age 12 and up can do proxy baptisms for family members who have died. We can be sealed together forever when we are married in the Temple. We learn about why we are on this earth and where we will go after this life. The Temple is a wonderful place to feel of God's love and peace. Show more Show less

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Carol
Church welfare differs from government welfare. It is not a 'hand-out' it is a 'hand-up'. Welfare recipients often volunteer their time wherever they can as a way to 'pay' for their help. Welfare is not meant to be permanent. When we are self-reliant we can better serve others. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Carol
We are saved by God's grace 'after all that we can do'. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Carol
We revere Joseph Smith as a prophet of God. An amazing man who gave his all to restore Jesus Christ's church in its primitive form. Show more Show less