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Hi I'm Karen

I’m a Mormon (A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). I live in Provo, Utah.

About Me

We are the parents of 3 daughters, 15 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. I grew up here in Utah, although my husband and I have lived in Northern California, Southern California, Idaho Falls Idaho, and Silver Creek New York. We moved a few times, because my husband worked in Construction. I was a stay at home mom during the years our daughters were growing up. When they began to attend college, and marry, I went to work at various jobs, and soon decided to attended college to study fine art. I learned the arts of Photography, sculpture, and painting. And for several years I taught private art classes to children and teens.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of my faith in God, and in His son Jesus Christ. I have learned through study and dedication to the Gospel that our families can be together forever, even when we are separated for short periods of time. I believe that my family can be happy forever, and some day we will be together and be able to have eternal life through following the teachings of Jesus Christ. The Mormon Church supports this belief, and provides many programs that teach us about our individual importance to a Father in Heaven, and that He knows each one of us.

How I live my faith

Our lives have been great! Thanks to the gospel of Jesus Christ. It has brought much joy and happiness into my life. I have taught many different groups in the Church, children, teens, and adults. Our lives have been great! Thanks to the gospel of Jesus Christ. It has brought much joy and happiness into my life.

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon means setting aside Sunday to attend meetings and to worship our Father in Heaven, and His son Jesus Christ. It means we do not participate in unwholesome activities, as we try to remember the Sabbath, and keep it Holy. Attending Church meetings each week, has helped lift me up, and I feel great after attending. I am motivated by other members to study not only the messages given at church, but I am motivated by friends in our meetings to read good books, improve my talents, and to serve others. In these Sunday meetings we also learn from each other that it is good to participate in family activities that help keep our families together. Show more Show less