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Hi I'm Karen

I'm part of a military family. I'm a wife and college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a military family; we have moved over 15 times all over the country and overseas. I am now happily married to an army man and continue to move from place to place. I am going to school to earn my bachelors degree. Once I finish I will be attending culinary school to become a chef. My hobbies include running, piano, baking, cake decorating, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe in eternal families. I could not imagine a life, now or hereafter, without my family. I believe that I am Heavenly Father's child and that He cares for me and wants what is best for me. Because of my faith I feel I can be closer to Heavenly Father, that I can relate to Him more and understand that He truly loves me, and that my smallest problems still matter to Him. I understand that the commandments of God are not restrictive, but protective. I know that this life is a time to learn, and that mistakes are part of the learning process. Because of I am a Mormon, I have a better understanding of Jesus Christ and how he suffered for my sins. I know that he felt every pain, embarrassment, feeling of self-doubt, and remorse that I have. I know that Christ understands what I am going through and that I can rely on Him for everything in my life.

How I live my faith

Every Sunday I teach a children’s Sunday school class. In the past I have been in charge of youth programs that help teach morals and provide service to the community. A few of the service projects done by the youth I taught, or participated in myself as a youth, have included cleaning parks, visiting with nursing home residents, painting various families homes, making humanitarian kits, throwing children's birthday parties at homeless shelters, making baby quilts for hospitals, and even building a home for Habitat for Humanity.