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Hi I'm Carlene

I am from Idaho. I am a mom to 6 children and stepmom to 5. I am a grandma of 33 grandchildren. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sew, can fruits and vegetables, have sleep overs with the grandchildren. I love Christmas time with my family. I love our family reunions. We have gone to Hawaii, Oregon Coast, Yellowstone Park, Park City, Utah. I love my life!!

Why I am a Mormon

I have always from a child known that Jesus Christ is our savior and redeemer. I have never doubted this. I love Him and know that he also had a choice and could have easily said no and quit because it was too hard. But because of His everlasting love for mankind He knew this was what had to be done. He suffered in Gethsemane and on the cross for us. We can all repent and be forgiven because of this. We all can return to our Father in Heaven. Our word of wisdom is for our good. It is not hard, it is a choice I have made myself to follow the commandments of the Lord. I am very happy in my life and with my marriage. I have been so very blessed in all ways.

How I live my faith

Growing up our youth group would put together fun skits and go around to different areas to perform them. I have given talks on Sundays to the entire congregation. That is scary but good! I love to sing in our church choir. I have sang in duets and quartets in our church which was a very good experience. I have taught children in nursery ages 18 mo and teenagers in classes. I am a visiting teacher assigned to visit 3 different women in our church once a month to make sure all is well with them. I have taught cooking classes to the women. All these things have taught me so much and make me a stronger person. To me my religion is not just for Sunday, it is me and how I talk, eat, drink, work, play and think.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Yes, God has always chosen prophets from the beginning of time, to teach His children and give them direction and guidance. He loves us and continues to to send living prophets for us His children. Thomas S. Monson is God's chosen prophet today. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

We should have faith in Jesus Christ and in God the eternal Father. Show more Show less