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Hi I'm Karen Snipes Benjamin

I'm a convert. I'm a mother. I'm a grandmother. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife. I'm a mom. I'm a grandmother.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was in my 20s, I was driving down the freeway returning home. All of a sudden I had an overwhelming feeling come over me. What was this earth all about? Where did it come from? Why was I here? I realized that I was just a speck in the universe, and I wondered how did I fit into all of it. When I met my husband, he was a Mormon. There was something very special about him. He introduced me to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and my life changed permanently. I found answers to my questions! I found the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I realized that I am a daughter of a loving God who wants all of his children to be happy. I found peace!

How I live my faith

Thirty-something years have gone by since I was baptized. I have had many callings and assignments in the church. My husband and I are serving a mission right now in the United States. I am living the Gospel of Jesus Christ the best I know how to live it. When I was baptized, I made a commitment to Heavenly Father and to my Savior, Jesus Christ, that I would do everything I could to show my love for them. I am happy. I am fulfilled. I am grateful.