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Hi I'm Kari

I have lived on the west coast, the east coast and in the midwest United States, but Texas is my home. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Texas Aggie, a gardener, a mom, a quilter and a "Jane of all Trades", just to name a few. I'm in the process of adding running back into my life and hope to become proficient on the guitar. Someday, I'll go back to school and get an advanced degree, but in the meantime, I continue to be active in my kid's lives and work part time to make ends meet.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a member of this Church of Jesus Christ. I was encouraged to decide for myself if I believed what I'd been taught. I was encouraged to study and learn and listen and pray and discover for myself. I have always felt that this is God's church and that what I've been taught is truth. But, I've also prayed and asked to know if what I've been taught is true. The answers to my prayers have always been yes. I've had many experiences with the Holy Spirit that have confirmed the reality of our Savior, Jesus Christ and that I also have a Heavenly Father who loves me and who watches over me. I continue to serve, and seek and learn. I continue to be blessed by the Atonement of the Savior through repentance and forgiveness, so I can be a better person and grow to be more like my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I have spent many years working with the youth of our church, from ages 3 - 18. I most recently spent 5 years teaching an early morning scripture class at 6 AM, Monday through Friday. It was a rich experience to spend time with God's word each day and share it with high school kids who desired to know His word. I now work with the women of the church, in one of the largest women's organizations in the world. We teach, serve and support each other in our many roles in life. My main devotion to God has been in raising my children with His values and teaching them His word so that they can understand why I do His work. He has blessed me with 5 beautiful people (that I call my kids) and trusted me to teach them and guide them in this world.