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Hi I'm Carrie

I'm a Mormon. I joined the church at 19 years old when I was a freshman in college. I am now a wife, mother, and graduate student.

About Me

I was born and raised in Florida and joined the church when I was 19... I am now going to be 30 soon. I am a Registered Nurse and am now attending Graduate School for Anesthesia Nursing. I was married in the Temple and now have two beautiful little girls. I am very proud of three year old, as she is a prenatal stroke survivor. About 1/4 of her brain was cut off from blood supply shortly before she was born, and subsequently lost function. Due to the Lord's blessings she is as beautiful as could be, and has no deficits that we can detect. I have overcome adversity over the years, and can honestly say that the Lord has comforted me and given me direct perspective and guidance through the toughest of times. I knew he was always there holding my hand through it all, and that it all had great purpose in shaping me into who I am today. I am Carrie, a wife, mother of a stroke survivor, nurse anesthesia student, daughter of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I was not looking for a church, but I always felt that God was real and that he knew me. I had just left for college and was "finding myself." I was in a sorority, living a party life and dating a lot. Then I met a guy that was different. He was a mormon, and he took me to church with him. I felt the holy spirit so strongly when I went to meetings, that I could not deny the truthfulness of this gospel. What testified the most to me was the feeling I got from the members. Unlike any church that I had previously been to, these latter-day-saints felt just so genuine, and they truly strive every day, every moment of their lives to be in line with the Lord's commandments. They lived what they preached, and that spoke volumes to my soul. I wanted to be close to the Lord and be part of what they knew to be true. Three weeks after I met the missionaries, I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Even 10 years later, I have never looked back. It changed my life forever.

How I live my faith

I take great pride in serving all those around me, especially in my work. I made sure my patients knew that I cared about them as God's children. I was there to serve them and nurse them and their family members back to health. I feel it is my calling to help people and be an example of the Lord with love and kindness. I try to help all those around me feel the Lord's love and do the same.