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Hi I'm Karen

I grew up in Guildford, I am the mother of eight children, I studied chemistry with the open university, I`m a Mormon

About Me

I enjoy cooking healthy meals and unhealthy treats for my family, being a wife and mother and trying to live the Gospel. I studied Chemistry with the Open University while my children were young and now five of the eight have left home! Time flies! We have celebrated our thirtieth wedding anniversary and are looking forward to new experiences.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church at fourteen with my elder sister and parents, I remember when the missionaries challenged us to read the Book of Mormon and after reading only a few pages I knew it was true, I was a bit reluctant at first but realized that did not make it any less true! I Know the Church is true and that it is the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, I know Heavenly Father`s Plan for us is perfect and by following His Plan we can be reunited with Him and our families after our lives here on earth. I love the Gospel and know it can bring me happiness both in this life and the next.

How I live my faith

I teach 14-18 year olds scripture study on school days, before school, which helps me make time for scripture study myself, I enjoy being involved in the womens organization, called Relief Society, which gives me opportunities to serve and learn from other sisters. I am researching my family history and recently discovered that one of my great grandfathers emigrated to Canada.

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

We believe we are all children of our Heavenly Father and so our mortal lives are an important part of our progression so to terminate a life is morally wrong, however in certain extreme circumstances such as rape or a threat to the mothers health it can be permitted. Show more Show less