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Hi I'm Karri

I have 5 daughters, no sons. I co-own a bakery with my husband. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I started out, by choice, as a stay-at-home mom for 23 years. Then once my youngest (of 5 daughters) started kindergarten I went back to school to finish my degree in drug and alcohol addiction counseling. After a couple of years of classes and a little bit of a road block in my educational pathway, my husband and I decided to open a bread bakery in our hometown. The books and studies were set aside as I dove into this new endeavor along side my husband to be a full time business owner. The schooling will resume in the coming years but in the meantime, besides LOVING my new job I love to spend time outside working in the yard and hiking. Still with two young daughters at home I continually try to balance life as a now work-outside-of-the-home mom.

Why I am a Mormon

I attended church since my infancy with my parents and siblings. Just after my 8th birthday I was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. As I grew older and more observant I saw how happy people always seemed to be the ones who put Christ first in their lives. I have always believed the words of the prophets both in the scriptures and currently living. I have always believed the Book of Mormon to be true. I have read it many times and find a wonderful spirit that comes from studying it. I am a Mormon because God's Holy Spirit has given me the confirming feeling that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is His true church.

How I live my faith

I daily read from the scriptures and most days write in my journal. I always start my journal writing with "the miracle of the day". This is how I recognize God's hand in my daily life. And usually each evening our family gathers to read from the scriptures and then pray. Each week on Sunday I attend church with my family. And once a month I teach a lesson to the women there. Occasionally our family works together with other members of our church congregation in service projects that help those in our community. Once a month I visit a couple of women from church to see how they are doing and if there is anything I can do to help them out. During this visit we also discuss a gospel related topic and how to make Christ more the center of our lives.