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Hi I'm Carissa Mason

I'm a mother of 4, almost 5 children. I'm the current Mrs. Oklahoma 2011. I'm an artist, an event planner, an EMT and a Mormon.

About Me

I am proud to proclaim my faith and status as an LDS woman. I have been married blissfully to the man of my dreams for 14 years. Together, we have 4 children of our own and are soon adopting our 5th child, a little boy. We are beyond thrilled! My husband is the Bishop of our quaint little ward here in Oklahoma and I teach Seminary. I enjoy cooking and hope to open up a bakery and of my own one day soon. I enjoy all sports, especially tennis and volleyball. Photography, art and writing have always been 3 hobbies that get me lost in my own little world of imagination and invention. I love escaping into these places while my kids are napping or in school! Currently, I work as an EMT and Event Planner. I recently won the Mrs. Oklahoma title and am promoting my platform of Modesty and Morality in Young Women. I believe there is much power to be harnessed within the American family and the stronger we are as a unit the stronger and more efficient our young people will be in life. Having 3 daughters of my own I see the desperate need for wholesome and inspiring role models in our morally depleted society. I hope they can look to me for some guidance in that area and in turn, be an even better example for those around them! MODEST IS HOTTEST!!

Why I am a Mormon

I attended a few other churches when I was younger before I was baptized and coming back to this church felt like walking into my home. I have always felt loved beyond judgment and accepted, faults and all, in this religion. I love the guidance I receive and the faith inspiring message of the Book of Mormon. I know our Heavenly Father would never leave us alone in this world of confusion and temptation. Therefore, he has kept his promise as a "never changing God" and allowed a prophet to lead and guide us today. This is the only church where I can find a true and living prophet to help lead me through this life safely. The priesthood is something I did not have the privilege of growing up with. Now that I have access to it 24/7, I have understood it is life-altering. I can't imagine my life without it! Just as I can't imagine raising my kids or being in a marriage without this gospel as our anchor and road map.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day, precept on precept, here a little, there a little, growing each and every day. The Golden Rule is my mantra of choice, my daily beacon. I try to act in a way that if the Savior were watching, would He be pleased? Would my family be proud of me? Would my friends be inspired by my actions and want to implement them in their own lives? If so, I was successful and I can lay my head down at night, close my eyes and thank my Heavenly Father for all the blessings of my day and know I pleased Him.

What is being a Mormon like?

Carissa Mason
Being a Mormon is the greatest privilege I have on this earth. It allows me to have access to the knowledge and inspiration of a living prophet. I know in this gospel my children and I can find peace and happiness. We know what the purpose of life is, "to have Joy". I have friends for life and eternity. Not only that, but my marriage is for eternity. Being LDS is SO much fun and so comforting in this world of confusion. Show more Show less