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Hi I'm Kara

I read. I write poetry. I love to swing dance. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love all things having to do with reading and writing and words. I love collecting my favorite books and writing poetry, journaling, and fiction. And I love to talk and listen. I play the cello. I love penguins. I love playing board games, especially with my extended family. I have a wonderful husband and we love to swing dance together. And best of all, I am the mother of two great kids.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a strong LDS family and was taught from a very early age about how much Heavenly Father loved me. I was also born with a disability which has provided me with challenges but also with many opportunities to see the goodness of the Lord and the goodness of service from others. There have been times during these physical struggles that I have really felt alone from all those closest to me, but in those times I always felt that my Father in Heaven was close by and holding me in his arms. I am a member of this church because I know personally that He loves me and that he sent his son, Jesus Christ, to make an atonement so that I can be forgiven of sins if I try to be a good person, and so that someday I can be with my family in heaven, with a perfect physical body.

How I live my faith

I am currently involved in helping meet physical and spiritual needs of members of our church community that are suffering and struggling with economic problems, new babies, and death in the family. My husband is working with the youth, specifically the young men, and we both are involved in helping our two children learn to enjoy church and class, as they begin their first steps to learning about Jesus Christ and the gospel. I am also involved in a small preschool group with some other mothers, to help our young children prepare for church classes and school classes, by helping them understand concepts of sitting, listening, taking turns, being nice, and having a love for learning.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

I was raised by a strong mother and I am a strong woman and mother and wife. I am an equal to my husband, even though we both have different responsibilities in our family, and are given different strengths to fulfill those responsibilities. I spent many years working when I was single and also have a Masters in Creative Writing. I am grateful that I am able to stay home with my children because teaching them about all things is the best work I can be doing right now. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

I am a Christian. I believe in God and in His son Jesus Christ. Show more Show less