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Hi I'm Carl

I am married and have two children and four grandchildren. I love my family I am a Mormon and love it.

About Me

I have been married to my sweetheart for almost forty-three years. We have two children and four grandchildren. I retired after thirty four years at the naval shipyard and enjoy gardening, model railroading and trying to charcoal grill the perfect spare rib.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that joined the Mormon church in 1837 and came west with the saints. My parents became less active when I was a child. I was baptized as a young boy then as an adult I was not very active. I however, was lucky to fall in love with and marry a good christian young lady, we attended her church but we knew something was missing. She wanted to know about "my church" and soon the missionaries came and we were taught together. We both felt the spirit, she was baptized and I developed my own testimony of Jesus Christ and his church now reestablished on the earth. We have never look back and have been blessed time and time again as we have listened to the guidance of the leaders. I know this is the Church of Jesus Christ and he has restored his gospel back on the earth in these latter days in preparation for his return to this earth. I know if you read the Book of Mormon and humbly pray to the Lord and ask with real intent, he will let you know it is true. I bear testimony he has reestablished his church on this earth and wants his children to come unto him in these latter days.

How I live my faith

I enjoy going out with the full time missionaries to visit those investigating the gospel. My wife and I just received a call to be full time senior missionaries. We are excited to go and serve the Lord and help grow his kingdom on the earth. We have worked with and taught the youth, small children and teenage young men and young women. We love the youths' spirit, enthusiasm and energy, it is infectious. We also worked as activities directors planning events which involved just a few people or several congregations at once. I love going out to visit families each month to teach a gospel lesson in their home and be their friend. While holding callings in the church in many different areas I worked with the adult men. I love this church and the gospel of Jesus Christ and know it blesses my life as I live its teachings and follow the direction coming from its leaders. I feel the guidance of the holy ghost in my life each day as I do my best to obey the commandments. I can say living this faith brings great joy and happiness into my life and I know it blesses my family greatly.