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Hi I'm Carli

I love music and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 28, have a degree from Washington State University and currently work as a teller. I have always loved music my degree focused on music. I grew up singing and acting and they are some of my favorite things to do. I am from Washington State, on the green side, the western side of the state. I have one older sister and 4 younger brothers. I love having a big family there is always someone you can turn to when sad or laugh with when happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up Mormon but I didn't understand all the things that I was taught from a very young age. So when I left for college I stopped going to church. I didn't know if it was true I didn't even Know if God was real. When I was 22 I decided that what I needed to do was find out if what I had been taught in church was real if God was real. So I decided that the best way to do that was to pray and read the Book of Mormon. As I was read over a couple of months I finaly came to the end of 2 Nephi. In chapter 32 Verses 10 and 11 it says "and now, my beloved bretheren, and also Jew and all ye ends of the earth, hearken unto these word and believe in Christ; and if ye believe not in these words believe in Christ. And if you shall believe in Christ ye will believe in these words, for they are teh words of Christ, and he hath given then unto me; and they teach all men that they should do good. And if they are not the words of Christm judge ye—for Christ will show unto you, with power and great golry, that they are his words, at the last day; and you and I shall stand face to face before his bar; and ye shall know that I have been commanded of him to write these things, not withstanding my weakness." When I read that I thought to myself how amazing it will be to stand face to face with a Prophet of God. When I had that thought I relized that if he was a Prophet then His writings are true and if his writing are true then this book is true and if this book is then Joseph Smith was a Prophet. It was at that point that everything clicked into place and since that moment I have been working to put my life more in Harmony with the teachings of the Gospel.

How I live my faith

It is an everyday thing. I read, I pray, I live, I love, I cry, I feel. I begin each day with study I read the scriptures and "treasure up" the words of God. I work every day to live the attributes of Christ. Because I know that as I become more like him my life will become better. I work to make each day better than the last. I will not settle for complacency. I am learning how to love with my whole heart and not just a small portion. I know that I must lean on the help of the Lord and so I pray for His help.

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Carli
Tithing is used to help "build up the kingdom of God." It goes to building new Chapels and Temples to paying for the heating and the lights. It goes toward printing copies of the Book of Mormon to give freely to those around us. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Carli
Mormons believe that families are the central unit in Gods plan. We believe that as we grow closer to the Lord we create a closer family unit. It is essential that we teach our children these foundations of Christ, because as the storms of life hit we need a foundation that will not crumble and that foundation is Christ. I know also that we have the potential to have you families in the eternities that we are not bound together in this life alone. The family is being attacked by Satan because he knows that with our families we are stronger. As we hold fast to our families those troubles of life will be overcome. Show more Show less