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Hi I'm Caroline

My happiest work is as a wife & a Mom. I'm a health food nut, a sightseer, & became a U.S. citizen in 2005. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I immigrated with my parents from Scotland to the United States when I was a child. Although I was raised in America, we ate typical British foods, I have a Mummy & Daddy & I learned a different way of pronouncing things. I was playfully teased in school because I ate Porridge instead of Oatmeal. I often visited my grandparents & extended family in Scotland as I grew up & I still have a strong love for my roots. I am the oldest of 4 girls & one boy. I attended college & studied health. While there, I enjoyed participating as the Social Chairman of a church sponsored sorority. I enjoyed this much more than the school studies. I went on a 1 1/2 year mission to Spain and I have a great love for the Spanish people. I learned that Spaniards really know how to enjoy life to the fullest, they are deeply devoted to family, will leave what they are doing to help another, & are not afraid to sing & dance spontaneously. I graduated from travel school & worked in the South American Tours Division. I met my eternal sweetheart on a "set-up" date from an acquaintance. We have 5 wonderful children. I am richly blessed.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up attending the LDS church with my parents and we lived in a predominately "Mormon" neighborhood. At a very young age I learned that there is a God because I would speak to Him and He would answer my prayers. My parents were converts to the LDS faith in Great Britain and I have many family members who are not members of our faith. My father also was a semi-pro & professional soccer player and this introduced me to many different types of cultures, peoples & beliefs. This truly was a wonderful thing for me because I have a great respect for the beliefs of others & the good of other faiths and people. As a teen I began to have questions as I noted these differences & also as I saw great goodness in others. I took my questions to the Lord, searched the scriptures & sought His guidance. I did not get the answers as easily as I wanted them. The Lord did answer my many prayers. I have learned that he almost never answers them in the ways that we expect. I have had my heart penetrated by an unspeakable love & assurance that He lives. He continues to teach me & enlighten me throughout my life. He loves us & is very aware of the details of our lives. I know that He has a prophet on the earth & apostles who have the Priesthood keys and authority. I am a Mormon because He has told my heart that it is true. I have had this personal witness. I testify that it is true.

How I live my faith

I love to feast on the scriptures daily. They open to me great spiritual strength & knowledge of how to do better & to feel His love. I try to teach my children this & I hope that when I meet people, in whatever situation, they know that I know the Savior. I attend church weekly & partake of the sacrament that is a renewal of my covenant, taken at baptism, to "always remember Him". I have been blessed to serve & teach the Young Women & Youth of the church for most of my adult life. This brings me great joy. I love to be a visiting teacher too. In this "calling" two women serve together and are assigned to visit other sisters and care and watch over them. It is a loving way that our Heavenly Father has organized for us to care for one another.