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Hi I'm Karin

I'm a busy mom, skier, runner, and dancer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of four beautiful children. I feel blessed that I get to spend my days taking care of them and stay busy from sunup until bedtime. My kids are involved in multiple sports, so most of my time is spent being a taxi. But during those few moments of spare time, I love to run, ski, dance, and read. I'm grateful for a healthy body that has allowed me to do these things and a great supportive husband.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know this is God's true church on the earth today. I feel so grateful to have this knowledge. I was raised a member of this church and lived the strict guidelines mostly because it was what my parents taught me, but during my freshman year of college I started to question if this was the correct church or the church for me. I knew that I believed in God and I knew that I believed in the Savior, but I didn't know if "Mormonism" was true, so I decided to study it out and really pray about it. After many heartfelt prayers I felt a strong reassuring answer tell me that yes, this is the true church and I knew it and had always known it. I've had different times in my life when I question again and each time I ask I get the same reassuring peaceful answer that this is indeed God's true church on the earth today. I love that there is continual revelation and that God continues to speak directly to a prophet just as He did before Christ and following the Savior's death. I love that the gospel is the same yesterday, today, and forever. I know this church is true and I know that the Savior lives. I am so grateful for this testimony.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to serve others daily. I try to live as Christ would live. Although I'm far from perfect, I try to give others the benefit of the doubt when offense is given. I also am lucky to serve in church with the children. I do this by helping to lead in the Primary (or children's) organization. I make sure that Primary runs smoothly and teachers are there to teach the classes. I also get to conduct meetings and teach the children once a month. I really enjoy seeing the children learn about our Savior and watching their testimonies grow.

What do Mormons believe about family?

One of the most beautiful things about the "Mormon" faith is our belief that families can be together forever. We believe that when a man and woman are married by the proper authority in a temple, the marriage is sealed together even after death. This allows the man and the woman to be together forever as well as any children they have had in that marriage or others that are sealed to them in temples. Families are fundamental in our religion and highly favored of the Lord. I am so grateful that I get to be with my family forever. It makes moving into the next life much less scary and sad. Show more Show less