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Hi I'm Karen

I'm a poet, a flight attendant, and a Mormon.

About Me

I am the baby of eight kids and the only lefty in the bunch. I grew up in Southern California and am in love with the beach and the laid back feel of the So-Cal culture. I love the arts and writing poetry. I am a returned missionary, a college graduate, a flight attendant, and an aunt to 37 amazing nieces and nephews.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I was approached many times by peers not of my faith about why I'm so happy. It took me so long to realize that my happiness came from knowing and obeying God's commandments. Thessalosians 5.21 states, "Prove all things, hold fast that which is good." Try living God's commandmends and notice the difference that living them can make in your life and you'll realize why I would never want to stray from the gospel.

How I live my faith

I always try to be a good person and example of Christianity. At work, I try to treat every passenger as a brother or sister...especially the ones that are really hard to like :). I go to church every week to feel the spirit and to continually learn what I can do to improve.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Karen
I want to start by saying church buildings and temples are different things. ANYONE can go into our church buildings, but only members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that are worthy, or that live the commandments of the gospel, can go inside Temples. In temples, Church members participate in ordinances designed to unite their families together forever and help them return to God. In temples, Man and Wife can get married for time and through all eternity...not just "til death do you part." Also, we revere and care for our ancestors. LDS people, for the most part, do family history work to find out who our ancestors are...in temples we do proxy baptisms for our ancestors who have died without the opportunity of receiving the gospel of Jesus Christ. See 1st Corinthians chpt 15 vs 29 and 1st Peter chpt 4 vs 6 Show more Show less