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Hi I'm Kari

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of 3 beautiful children that I adore. I am office manager for a construction company. My favorite hobbies are fishing, camping, horseback riding and just hanging out with my kids. I love to travel and I wish I could do more of it. ☺

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a family where we were given the opportunity to go to the Mormon church or to any other if we chose. I was baptized at the age of 13. Although I had been baptized into the LDS Church, I spent much of my life investigating other faiths as I grew up. I even went through the new member classes at the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church to determine if that was the church for me. However, in the end, all other faiths left me feeling like they were all missing something that I inherently knew to be the truth. The only church that I had not spent a great amount of time investigating was in fact the one church that gave me the answers that I sought and that was the same church that I had been baptized to so many years ago. I love the feeling of being a woman in the church because the church focuses on my great value and irreplaceable worth in this world. In other faiths being a woman is viewed as more of a curse where women are meant to be more "subservient" to men. However in the LDS church it is viewed as a great honor to be a woman. I love the great feeling I get knowing that someday I will have the opportunity to marry in the temple and spend eternity with my family.

How I live my faith

The LDS church offers many activities to participate in, and as a single mother, I love having the opportunity to do things with my children in a fun atmosphere. I watch as my teenagers are able to attend fun activities with their friends and they learn great values that help them to make good choices and teach them morals. I attend my Sunday meetings and love having the opportunity to meet with others as I go visiting teaching. Visiting teaching is where I have the opportunity to offer a lesson to another woman from the church who may not have had the chance to attend the meetings. I love that the members of the church are all able to help each other in their times of need. Just as someone brought me a meal while I was busy trying to move my family into another home, I was able to take a meal to a family that had suffered from an illness and a death in the family. Neighbors helping neighbors. I also love having the opportunity to assist in organizing events for our church and the community.