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Hi I'm Carol

I'm a Mormon. I was baptized in 1964 which changed the course of my life.

About Me

Hi, I am a Grammie of 22 grandchildren. I love their enthusiasm for life and all the knowledge that comes out of such little people. I have been a member of the church since 1964 when I joined in my 20's. My life changed from that point on. I knew the truth of the gospel from the depths of my heart. I have enjoyed many ways to serve and still desire to do more. I a am retired and enjoy the freedom to enjoy my grandkids and my own family members and to serve them in any way I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I love this church. When I first learned about it, my heart would burn with desire to know more. Once I felt sure I called the missionaries and said I needed to be baptized. They were shocked because I hadn't even had one lesson since I had learned all I knew from a friend. But I knew I was ready. I have never faltered during the last 47 years. Today the truth of this gospel still fills my heart with joy. Jesus Christ led me to this church and has protected me throughtout my life so that I could raise a confident, loving and stalwart family to serve as missionaries and marry in the temple to begin a legacy of their own to the church with their service and love for the gospel. Even though my husband died almost 17 years ago, he has and still plays a large role in our family as we believe in the eternal family, in Heavenly Father's plan of salvation. Life doesn't offer easy paths, but it is the way we walk the path that matters. We must feel the joy, the peace, the hope the gospel gives us. There is no sense in wondering "what ifs" because you can't change what has already happened. You must go forward, and I guess that is what we so often hear when our leaders say "we must endure to the end". And I say we must do it with a glad heart. I love this gospel.

How I live my faith

Over the years I have served in many capacities as a teacher and in leadership roles. I served in the youth programs for over 15 years. I serve in the temple and am currently a service missionary. This allows me to serve from my home, but I have been called for a 30 month service mission. I am totally enjoying being able to talk to and serve many people by phone. I have been a visiting teacher for 47 years and am currently a visiting teacher supervisor. I love working in the temple. Since I am retired after working for 30 years, I am fortunate to be able to serve in these capacities. I love spending time with my grandchildren. I can watch them for hours and get such enjoyment for their enthusiasm for life. It spills over on me and it makes me smile. When I was younger I also worked in my children's school in the PTA and loved those football games in high school. A mom can't be too proud to watch all of her children on the field holding a flag during half time or helping the players on benches or just watching them play on the field. All the people we came in contact with could always tell we were mormon. We did stand out for the good and fairness of our actions. We don't have to wear a shiny badge announcing we are mormon. Our actions do that for us. I love the gosepl.