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Hi I'm Carol

I'm a Mormon. I have been married to Jim for 3 years. Together we have 14 children, but we only have 7 children at home.

About Me

I am a mother of 14 children. This is how it works, 5 children of my own, Step mother to 9 children, Grandmother to 8 grandchildren Married 3 years to a wonderful husband. I can relate to a woman who was married for 24+ years. I home schooled my children for 18+ years. I understand the single mother and balancing, work, school, children, home school, public school and being the mother and the father in the home. I understand trying to bring 2 families together and the struggles of being a stepmother. I understand the struggles of my children accepting a step father. My husband of 3 years started watching the movie, "Yours, Mine and Ours" and we had to turn it off, to true to life. I now understand true love, being unconditionally loved by my spouse and the happiness of a beautiful marriage.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon for my entire life. I had a beautiful childhood. One that is filled with love of a mother, father, aunts, uncles and lots of cousins. It was a fairy tale childhood with a pony named, "Baby Doll" Even with this wonderful childhood I had to learn for myself what a Mormon really meant. - To me it means -Live your life as if Jesus Christ was standing next to me -Forgive yourself is harder than forgiving others, the atonement is for everyone, even me -Living like a Mormon protects me from harm that I can cause to myself such as disease, additions to alcohol or nicotine. -Loving unconditionally -True love is undying I have chosen for myself to be a Mormon. I know what true happiness is. Wickedness never was happiness. No one is perfect and I have seen many people make mistakes including myself, even Mormons, but I know we are all in a different place in our lives. Being a Mormon has taught me to be the best I can be and refines me continually. Everyone doesn't have a fairy tale childhood, but we all have the chance to treat ourselves like princess and princes. Being a Mormon is good for me. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, I am a daughter of God. I know where I have been, and where I am going after death.

How I live my faith

I have served in my Church in many ways. One of my favorite things in my church was to teach the 3 year old class. I would teach them scripture stories. Teach them about our beautiful world. I love them and now I am not teaching them but they still come up to me and get hugs. They are 4 and 5 years old now, they still know I love them and they are so happy to see me. They brighten my spirit every time I hear my name come from one of those children. Presently I am serving the 13 and 14 year old young women. My class has 7 girls. Myself and my adviser teach them skills that they will use as adults. I have a presidency and I teach them leadership skills. The president has 2 counselors and a secretary . I teach then to plan activities and carry them out. One of our activities is to have a dinner for 13 Sr. Citizens in our area. The girls are planning on a talent show while the dinner is going, There is going to be a red carpet for the Sr. Citizens as they come into the church. The girls are going to take pictures and treat them like super stars. These girls are learning public speaking, to lead music, plan activities, sing, conduct meeting, and many other leadership skills. I have faith in the future of our youth. I have faith in the future of my family, by grandchildren and my own future.