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Hi I'm Karissa

I am a medical student's wife, I grew up in Vernal, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the fourth child of eight children. I grew up in a small town in Utah. I am married to the love of my life and a mother of a beautiful angel child, Juliette, who was with us on earth for the most precious 19 days of our lives. She now waits for us with her heavenly father. I am a cosmetologist and have recently moved to Ohio for my husband to complete medical school. In my spare time I love to cook, sleep, read, and spend time with my family doing various things, especially out door activities, which include fishing, camping, and hiking.

Why I am a Mormon

Being raised in the church, my whole life, I have had the opportunity to come to know for myself of the truthfulness of the gospel. This truth has brought me to know God and his eternal plan for me. I know he lives, and he sent his son to die for me personally. With this great sacrifice, we can repent and be forgiven of our sins. I've felt this power in my life. I also know that my family is forever, and that because of the power of the priesthood on earth, I am sealed for eternity to my husband and beautiful baby girl. She is on the other side, completing her mission there, waiting for us to join her. And because of the Lords great love and flawless plan for us I will be reunited and see my little Jules again. This knowledge of the gospel gives me hope and strengthens my faith in god and that is why I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I strive daily to be an example to those around me in my actions and deeds. Through service i feel that others are blessed. My husband and I attend church once a week. Take a temple trip to do ordinances for those who have died at least once a month, read our scriptures, and pray daily. I am involved with youth of our church and teach and help the young women ages 12-18 in their everyday lives and helping them to know of their father in heaven and his great eternal plan for them.