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Hi I'm Karen Turnbow

I love to run. I love to read. I will never stop learning. I am a teacher and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi! I just graduated from Utah State University, but I am not done with my education! While I was at USU, I discovered that I love to learn and I can not wait until I start my masters program! I have no idea what I will be getting my masters in... but it will happen! I work with preschool children and I love it. When I am not working I am reading, running, working out, hanging out with family and friends or singing. One thing I have been working on is checking off items on my life's "to do list". Kind of like a bucket lilst, but not really. They are simple things like: running a half marathon, running a marathon, going to New York City, watching the sunrise over the ocean....

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that the gospel of Jesus Christ is true and that is has been restored again on this earth. I have been a member my whole life, but I have gone astray a few times. The times that I have chosen to not live this gospel have been so dark and I have never felt so alone. I know for a fact that my Savior died for me, and that He suffered on that cross for me. He knows my name! He knows how I am feeling and He is the only one in the world who can ALWAYS relate to me! I know that when I am sad, down hearted or having a really hard time being happy that I am not alone and that all I have to do is get down on my knees and pray and I will have immediate comfort. There have been countless times that I have been so sad and have felt so alone and I have prayed and I can literally feel the arms of my Heavenly Father around me, comforting me and letting me know that everything will be okay. My Heavenly Father knows that I have many imperfections and He loves me anyways! I love this gospel because it teaches us to be Christlike and to love everyone around us. It teaches us about forgiveness and how Heavenly Father will forgive us, and we need to forgive others. I love how the Atonement of Jesus Christ is talked about and discussed so often. I am Mormon because I love my Heavenly Father and my Savior.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example of the Savior daily. I try my best to let everyone around me know that I love them and how special they are to me. I get to go and visit with the ladies in my ward on a regular basis and see what needs they have. I go to a singles ward and get to plan our Family Home Evenings that we have every Monday night! It is so fun to be able to plan lessons and activites for all of us to participate in!