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Hi I'm Karin

I grew up all around the world with the military. I suffer from sever depression and anxiety. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the youngest of six kids, three boys and three girls. My dad is in the Air Force, and we grew up moving all over the world. I've been married for a year and half to an amazing man from El Salvador. We are fighting to get him a green card. As soon as he has it he wants to join the Coast Guard, and I'll get to continue my adventures of travelling with the military. I loved my big family, and it is my greatest desire to have my own. My husband and I have been trying to have children but have not been blessed with that opportunity yet. After a break, I'm starting the scary journey of going back to school with the BYU-Idaho Pathway program. I suffer from sever depression and anxiety that runs rampant in my family. It is something that I struggle with everyday, and I have learned to rely on the Lord for strength.

Why I am a Mormon

No other church contains the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ besides the Mormon church. Through all my struggles with anxiety and depression, I have found that the only source of true happiness, peace, and comfort is found in Jesus Christ. By living the gospel found in the Mormon church I am worthy of those blessings. I am grateful that in a world of increasing change and moral degradation I can belong to a church whose leaders are called of God. When they speak to the church, they speak with power and authority from Him. When I am confused by the world around me and don't know what to believe, I know I can turn to the church and its leaders. That is a great comfort to me. I have seen repeatedly in my life that there is a God. He is my Heavenly Father, and I know that He loves me. He is aware of all my struggles, and when I turn to Him, He blesses me, strengthens me, and allows all things to work together for my good. I know that the Mormon church is God's only church on the earth today. Its teachings are the only path the true, lasting, and eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

I love the Mormon church, and I love the gospel it teaches. Currently, I teach the 3-5 year old children in my church group each Sunday. I have really enjoyed helping them to understand the gospel truths I love so much. I also sing in the choir. I can't think of a better way to draw closer to God than with inspiring and uplifting music. I am so grateful for the opportunity to sing, perform, and surround myself with that kind of music.