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Hi I'm Cara

I am from a small town in south MS. I am a Hurricane Katrina survivor. I play college basketball. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the third of four children. My siblings are some of my best friends. My older brother is one of my heroes. After serving a full-time mission he joined the Army National Guard. I play college basketball and softball. When I am not playing something, I am working towards a computer science degree.

Why I am a Mormon

I was 'born' into the church. My parents brought me up in the church, teaching me the principles of the gospel. It was just as I was beginning high school when I realized that the happy front that I put on for everyone was simply a cover to hide how angry I really was inside. It was during my freshman year of high school that I began to realize how much my Father in Heaven loved me, how much He knew me personally. My very own testimony was born and engulfed the one that I had obtained from my parents. The happy front that I carried around became my entire being and I made a life-long goal to spread joy and love to those around me. And that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have come to learn that life is service. The Savior Himself served those around Him at every opportunity. I am trying to follow His example by looking past first impressions and seeing people for who they truly are: sons and daughters of a most high God. As I begin to see others this way I begin to feel the pure love of Christ.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

If a person is baptized without the proper authority then they are not eligible for the blessings that come with baptism. It would be like a garbage man performing a marriage ceremony. The marriage is void without the proper authority. Show more Show less