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Hi I'm Karen

I grew up in Southern California. I raised a family of four. I am a neurodiagnostic technologist. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was married at the age of 19 and widowed by the age of 24. Eventually I remarried and then later divorced. As a single mother of four children I put myself through school and training in the medical field. I am currently married and work as the neurodiagnostic lab coordinator at a nearby hospital. Some of my hobbies include spending time with family, cooking, camping, word games and genealogy. I am a direct descendant of Governor William Bradford of the Mayflower.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was born and raised in the Church, I had to come to know for myself that it was true. As I have tried to follow the teachings of my Savior, Jesus Christ, I have gained a testimony that He stands at the head of this Church. It was organized under His direction through the prophet Joseph Smith, and continues to be guided by a living prophet today. I stand as the greatest beneficiary of my service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, as it has brought me to a knowledge of the truth and given me the opportunity to develop my talents. In addition to the Holy Bible, the Book of Mormon and other scriptures have expanded on eternal truths and enriched my relationship with Jesus Christ. As I strive to live the principles of the Gospel I feel the Holy Ghost guiding and directing my life. And even though challenges may still arise, I am able to navigate through them with more confidence and peace of mind.

How I live my faith

For as long as I can remember I have been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. I have attended my Sabbath Day meetings and participated in various other activities during the week. The Church has provided me with a solid foundation upon which I have built my faith. I have served in many callings throughout the years but have most often worked with the youth of the Church. There have been many activities that I have helped organize and implement, as well as many lessons that I have prepared and taught. One of the most challenging calls I received was to teach an early morning seminary class to high-school students. For four years we studied the scriptures together and discussed the truths contained therein. At times it was difficult, but for the most part it was an amazing adventure and a labor of love. Under divine direction, each member of the Church is an active participant in helping to build the Kingdom of God on earth.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

It is each individual's privilege to find out for themselves that Mormonism is true. By learning about the basic principles and doctrine of the Church one can pray to know of their truthfulness. With a sincere heart and open mind the Holy Ghost will manifest to each individual that what they are learning is from God. Show more Show less