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Hi I'm Carol

I am a Wife, a Daughter, a Mother and a Grandmother. I am a retired RN. I love to quilt. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother to 4, a grandmother to 3 and a daughter of the most wonderful mother. She is now 87 and we spend much time together keeping her safe and healthy. I worked for close to 30 years as an RN. I have worked with women having babies, also in Jails, Home Health and Hospice, in Children's health, with AIDS patients and as an Infection Prevention Nurse in a hospital. I am a quilter and love to teach young people to sew. My perfect afternoon is going fabric shopping with friends to make quilts for my great nieces, nephews, grandchildren and for charity. I have been married for 40 years to my favorite person. I am a happy person!

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church after I married my husband. He was a less active member and I was Catholic. I did not have any real issues against the Catholic church and I still do not. We decided to visit each others churches and learn about them to decide where we should go to church. When I heard the missionary lessons I could not deny the feeling that came over me. I felt warmth and peace. I felt like it added to the knowledge I already had and made it complete. I could not deny that the church was true. I joined the church in 1974 and have been actively involved ever since. The gospel has brought so much joy and happiness into my life. I have had struggles, and even huge struggles, but without the gospel I don't think I could have made it through the tough times. I have a good marriage and feel our participation in the church has strengthened our marriage. We are taugh how to be good spouses, parents and friends. The church is entwined into everything in our lives and it is all good. I cannot imagine where I would be without the gospel in my life. My membership in the church makes my life happy and complete.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying daily to be a better person. I try to live more like the Savior's example. Some days I do better than others. Now that I am retired I want to volunteer in our community more. At church I serve as a teacher in our woman's organization. My goal each time I teach is that every woman will leave feeling better about herself, more empowered, ready to increase their happiness and service to others. I love to teach because I always learn more than I ever teach. I know that God loves each of us and that makes me very happy.