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Hi I'm Kari

I live with my family in the beautiful northwest. I am a wife and mother of four children.

About Me

I was raised in an LDS home. I attended university, earned a degree in piano pedagogy and then served a fulltime mission. My husband and I have four children, 3 of whom are married, and we became grandparents this past summer. We recently became "empty nesters", and I am wondering what that adventure will bring to my husband and me. For the last several years I have run a small music business which offers music and movement classes and group piano classes to the families in our small community. I love spending time with my family, reading, traveling and gardening.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe the teachings of the church. I believe the LDS church to be Christ's church. I believe there are rich blessings promised to those who embrace the gospel and it's teachings fully. I desire very much those blessings for myself and my family and extended family because I love my family more than life itself and want to be with them eternally. I believe that living the teachings of the LDS faith will bring me and my family those promised blessings.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to live as Christ did. I try to love and serve those around me, try to be aware of how I can make life better for those I come in contact with. I try to love and lift and support others. I have made covenants with The Lord to do so. I work hard to keep those covenants, to serve others in and out of the church, to give and love and lift as much as I can.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Kari
We believe that we will live as families after we die. We believe that this is what will bring us the most happiness, to be able to be with those we love here on earth forever. You often hear people say to each other, "I want to be with you forever." Well, if you are sealed to someone in an LDS temple, you are promised that you can be together for eternity, and you will be, as long as you remain faithful to the covenants you make with The Lord. What could be better than that?  Show more Show less