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Hi I'm Karen Sutherland

I grew up in many places. I love to meet people. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I have always loved kids! I was a school teacher before I had a family and I teach part time now that my family is grown up. I love being with my own children and their kids now. We love to do things outdoors and we have all been involved in scouting in one way or another. I love to read and hike and make my home a great place to live. I also love to learn.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the Lord brought his church back to the earth for all of us. There are apostles today and a living prophet! The same organization of his church when he was here on the earth makes sense to me. He wants us to be happy and return to him someday. I know that Jesus Christ lives and loves me. When I have had burdens too heavy to carry, he has helped me carry them and has given me the peace and comfort I have needed to go on with life. I have learned to replace fear with faith and to have hope and joy in the present and in the future. Being a Mormon makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I work with the children's group right now in our church and I am a unit commissioner for the cub scout program. I have served and worked with the children or youth for most of my life and I have loved it! Some of "my" young women are now serving missions far away and that makes me so happy. They are teaching and sharing the Gospel message with others. I always learn so much from the youth in my own family and in our church. They are amazing and have helped strengthen my testimony of Jesus Christ by how they choose to live. I try to listen to any thoughts that come into my mind so that I may serve others around me. I even try to do one simple thing each day that the Lord wants me to do for others. Usually it is just a small thing and I like being able to help.