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Hi I'm Evelyn B. Fowler

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 89 years old and retired in 1998. I have a masters degree in Supervision of Adult Education. I'm a great-great-grandmother. I have two children, 8 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. I have traveled the entire United States and several foreign countries. I had a stroke in April of 2010, and was told I shouldn't be alive and couldn't live alone. I have been a caregiver for 6 different people. I love to read, sew, and travel.

Why I am a Mormon

Before I was a member, I went to Methodist church for most of my life, and several others as well. My husband and I met some Mormons in college, and listened to them talk about their church. It was through them that I found the answers to the questions that I had had about why I was here, and what is the purpose of my being on earth. I knew God had a plan for all of us, and that we were born with a purpose. I had many more opportunities to serve the Lord and others in the Mormon church, and knew that it was true. I knew that following Christ's example and serving others was part of my purpose on earth. I've learned that my prayers are answered, and believe in Christ.

How I live my faith

I try to follow the gospel standards and follow the example of Christ. I know that God lives, and can testify that prayers are answered in His time, and that miracles do happen. I had a stroke in April 2010, and was told that I should not be alive. I was also not supposed to live alone, or drive a car. But I know that through my faith and prayers, I have been blessed with more time to do the service I'm here to do. And I now can live independently. I have served in many capacities in the church, and have spent many hours researching family history. I live my faith so I can return to live with God again. I know that God lives. What a blessing it is to understand the purpose of life from the beginning and that it never ends.