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Hi I'm Carey

I was born in Montana and grew up in the Middle East. I love riding horses and eating ice cream with my children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 54 years old and have three children who keep me very busy. My father worked for an oil company when I was young so I grew up in the Middle East and the Canary Islands. I once took a trip around the world in 80 days with 8 class mates and a teacher from my school. (OK, it was a blast to say the least.) I still love to travel and experience first hand different cultures and families from those cultures. My grand parents and great grand parents were farmers in Montana. It was a hard life in many ways but the farm was a very peaceful place to be. I lived on the farm for 3 years and have very fond memories of the farm life. I love to play golf, read history books, bake bread and eat ice cream with my boys. I have 200+ college credits but no degree. I just love going to school. (Some day I will get that degree.)

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church when I was 18 and a freshman in college. I had a belief in God but had never regularly attended any church. I heard about the Book of Mormon and Christ's visit to the America's from a fellow student and wanted to know more. He introduced me to the missionaries and they taught me the Gospel. The Holy Ghost touched my heart and convinced me of the truthfullness of their message. I love the Bible and power of its message. The Book of Mormon has an equally powerful message that teaches and testifies of the divinity of Jesus Christ and how every one can come to Him and be saved.

How I live my faith

My faith in Jesus Christ inspires me to want to be the best husband and father that I can be. Living the gospel and being a good Christian has to start at home I believe. I try to help out around the house as much as possible and tend to the children in the evenings to give my wife a bit of a rest. Learning to be patient and kind in a truly Christlike manner with my children has been easier said than done. Serving in my church is another way I live my faith. For example, helping families load and unload trucks when they are moving or teaching a class or giving a lesson during Sunday services. Studying the scriptures and praying are also important things I try do daily to strengthen my faith.