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Hi I'm Karissa Workinger

I grew up in California. I am a student at BYU. I'm a Texas Houston South missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from San Diego California. I am 20 years old and I currently attend Brigham Young University. (BYU) I love my family, hanging out with friends, sports, dance, basketball, shopping, going to the beach etc. I am 1 of 7 kids and I love being part of a big family! I was baptized at age 8 into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I plan to go serve the Lord for 18 months in the Texas Houson South Mission because I know what the gospel of Christ has brought me in my life and becasue of missionaries my family is in the church today!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe that all the doctrine and teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are true. I have receieved a confirmation by prayer to my Father in Heaven who has told me that it is true. That the Book of Mormon is also true, and that the Lords church on the earth today is lead by a modern day prophet Thomas S. Monson. I know that the Atonement of Jesus Christ is real and that He really did die for each of us so that we will one day return with our families forever and live with our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ. It is through Him that everything is possible in this life. I know that Christ Lives! I am a Mormon because it brings me happiness, and is'nt that what everyone really want's? To be happy? Living the principles and trying each day to be a better disciple and follower of Christ brings me joy. I love being a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I live by faith by simply praying to Heavenly Father each day, many times a day. I live by faith by reading the Scriptures to know what Jesus taught, and how he teaches us by His example. I live by faith by going to church for three hours every sunday. I teach lessons at church that bring me closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ by learning as I teach and prepare my lessons. I don't leave my religion at the door. My religion is a part of me and I strive to live the principles I have been taught on a daily basis. I live by faith as I prepare to leave everything behind for 18 months to go serve the Lord in Texas.