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Hi I'm Karen

I was born and raised in Brawley, California. I'm a housewife, mother, grandmother, and retired Private Detective. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired Private Investigator who lived and worked in California and Oregon. My greatest loves are collecting dolls and quilting. I am Mother to 5 surviving children and Granny to 12. I enjoy all types of sewing and reading old novels and current fiction; as well as studying Scripture.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was 38 years old. Earlier, I had attended the Unity and Methodist churches which left me unfulled spiritually and with more questions than answers. The "Mormon" church has answered all my questions, supported my family, given me hope and supplied faith in Jesus Christ in a way I could not exist without. The Gospel, as taught by this church, is complete. I understand the saving atonement of Jesus' sacrafice for me completely now; and, I know without any doubt that God lives, that Jesus is the Christ and that Jesus' Gospel was restored through the devine intervention of God the father through a teenage Prophet named Joseph Smith. The more I study the King James version of the Bible - Old and New Testiments, the more I know the Book of Mormon is a true account of Jesus' appearance in the Western Hemesphere after His resurection.

How I live my faith

The Church teaches us that we must be involved community citizens. I strive to assist members of my community through volunteer work with local charities. My husband and I pay a 10% tithe to the Church, treat our bodies as "Temples" as we are admonished by Paul in his first letter to the Corinthians. I do this by eating moderate amounts of all the food groups and avoiding alcohol, drugs, and cigarettes. The Church admonishes us to obey the laws of the country in which we live and to strive to changes those laws which are in conflich with God's laws through legally acceptable means. Since I live in the United States, I am able to vote for change and do so at every opportunity.