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Hi I'm Karla

I'm a Mormon. I love my family, music and reading. I also enjoy walking early in the mornings and gardening.

About Me

My parents homesteaded a small farm. I grew up the 6th child in a family of 8. There was always lots of work to be done. We learned when the work was done we could play and we played as hard as we worked. Life was good. I married a young man, and we began our family on a farm not far from the ones we grew up on. We have 10 children. I think back on those crazy hectic days when we were all out doing chores and feel so blessed that we had something to do that made us all have to work together. Our children grew up went to college, served missions and married wonderful companions. We have 28 grandchildren and love the time we get to spend with them. I want to live each day the best I can and love and serve while I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I was very blessed to have parents that took us to church every sunday and was very busy filling church assignments. They never complained about doing anything that was assigned them, even at 6 in the morning we were out in beet field hoeing the church farm beets along with our good neighbors. My ancestors heard the misssionaries in their lands and followed the prophet giving up families and homes to come to this land so we could worship with the saints. I know this work will bless the lives of families everywhere and it has been a great blessing in our family. I know we are known and loved by a loving Father in Heaven who wants to bless us.

How I live my faith

I have seen how important families are in the Lord's plan. He knows we need the help of those we love and who love us to make it back to him. We need to help each other and be the best we can be so those we come in contact with will feel our love for our Savior and want to have the blessings he has in store for each of his children. I am so thankful for the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life and the help he gives to me and my family each day. We can know peace in difficult times and the assurance that all will be well even while all around us seems to be falling apart. I know our Heavenly Father has a plan for each of us and we can and will be happy, as we keep his commandments and help and serve others.