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Hi I'm Karen Wilson

I'm single. I work in educational research. I love books on tape. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy learning new things and so along with my formal education, I've taken classes in acupressure, guitar, and tai chi to name a few. I'm looking forward to a Zumba class next. I love the national parks and being in beautiful places. Simple pleasures include laughing with friends and family, puttering in the kitchen, and walking in the morning. I'm all about doing more of what works and less of what doesn't.

Why I am a Mormon

As a small child my parents taught me to pray and took me to the Lutheran church where we studied the Bible and I learned basic religious principles. Later my mother started taking me to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I still prayed and loved the Bible, but I gained a greater understanding of my Heavenly Father and the saving role of Jesus Christ, especially thru reading the Book of Mormon. I wanted to know the Church was true. I started by living the commandments and standards the Church professes. I felt the safety and assurance that living this way was pleasing to my Heavenly Father. I accepted opportunities to serve and love His children, again I felt that I was doing the right thing. When I had an opportunity to profess my beliefs, I felt overwhelmed with the Spirit of the Holy Ghost and I knew that what I believed and was doing was right. I have continued to trust the impressions I feel from the Holy Ghost as he testifies of true principles.

How I live my faith

I've had many opportunites to serve. I've taught English, I've taught camping skills, I've organized activities and meetings for singles. I've organzied lessons and activities to teach women basic home skills. I've served as a family history consultant. These days I teach lessons from the New Testament to 9 year old children who are so smart they surprise me. But I think the way I live my faith is to be kind, be honest, show love, support families, support all the good I see in people everywhere.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Karen Wilson
For many LDS people the lifestyle includes the nuclear family with a father and mother and children at home. Though marriage is and has been a goal of mine, I am single. My life incorporates prayer, scripture study, and church attendance as well as other good activities. I work full time and give my best efforts to my employer. I have pursued formal education in management and education in order to increase my potential to be of service and be of value to myself and others. I like to spend some of my free time with friends and family. I choose entertainment (tv, books, movies, plays) based on whether it adds value to my life; leaving me more informed, heart-warmed, encouraged, and happy. In a word, Mormons are busy. We work, serve, play, love and do our best to be our best. Show more Show less