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Hi I'm Karyle

I'm a Wife, a Mother, a Grandmother, a Gteat-Grandmother and I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Karyle (pronounced Carol). I am a wife of 55 years, a mother of 4 (two girls and two boys), a grandmother of 26, and a great-grandmother of 16 – with three more on the way. I have been a stay-at-home mom with the exception of the first few months of our marriage when I worked at Newberry’s behind the fountain. I liked to sew when my children were young and made most of the girls dresses and even a suit for one of my sons. I like to paint, quilt, knit and crochet. For several years I taught ceramic classes from my home and enjoyed every aspect of it. We poured the molds and fired the pieces for my students. I love to read and do jig-saw puzzles which I think helps me to keep my mind alert.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my great-grandparents sold all that they had and left their homes and sailed to America to worship the true and living God and His Son, Jesus Christ. They suffered great hardships for the Gospel and I want to be with them someday. I am a Mormon because my parents taught me about my Savior, Jesus Christ, and how to live my life the way that He would have me live it. They have both passed on but I want to be with them someday. We also have had two very precious Grand-daughters die as infants and I want to be with them and the rest of my family someday. But most of all I am a Mormon because I know that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me and sent His Son, my elder brother, to die for me and I want to be with both of them someday.

How I live my faith

My husband and I start our days by reading our scriptures and having prayer together asking for the Lord to guide us throughout the day. We served a full time mission for the Church teaching about the restoration at the Historical Sites in Palmyra New York and are now serving a service mission in the Temple cafeteria two days a week. I try very hard to be honest in all of my dealings and to keep myself clean and pure in every way. I try to read uplifting books, listen to good music, and keep my home a place that I would not be ashamed of if the Savior were to come. Quite often I ask myself the question “What would the Savior do in a situation like this” and then I try to act accordingly