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Hi I'm Sara Marie

Living the life of a Mormon makes me a happier woman, wife and mom!

About Me

I grew up dancing tap, ballet, and jazz and loved performing with my girlfriends! My older brother was always a star athlete and as a family we loved cheering for him at his baseball games, and still enjoy playing together now that we are grown and have kids of our own. I met my sweetheart on a blind date & we were sealed in the Las Vegas Temple just 5 months later. We have been blessed with two amazing boys through adoption, they are our world! We ride motorcycles, play baseball and football, swim, and ski. If you are still reading I think you should know that I love to sunbathe (especially if I can smell the salty ocean at the same time), have a passion for Corvettes, truly think chocolate is one of the greatest things on Earth, go snowmobiling, love to race motorcycles, ran my first Ragnar in 2011, dream of my toes in the sand at the beach...always, and don't cheat as bad as others at playing cards! (Nope, I do not gamble.) I still love to dance, and my husband and I go salsa dancing, I love Psychology and am working towards running a half marathon with my sister next year. I love to be a wife and mom, knowing that these eternal relationships are what matter the most!

Why I am a Mormon

I have tried living life without active participation in the gospel, and it does not compare with the alternative. I believe in the Bible, in my Savior Jesus Christ and his apostles. I believe that our Heavenly Father loves us very much and has not left us alone while on our physical journey here on Earth, but continues to give us guidance with a living prophet. I believe there are many good people who are not LDS, who are religious and love God, put their faith and trust in Him, and give charity to those around them. But I myself believe that in the LDS church lies the fullness of the gospel, including the Priesthood Power here on earth that heals the sick, seals couples for time and all eternity, and in our family it also sealed our boys to us for eternity... we can be together forever. How thankful I am that the fullness of the gospel it has been restored in these Latter-Days through the Prophet Joseph Smith, for us all to find joy in! I am far from perfect, but am thankful for the eternal knowledge I can gain, that I have a Father in Heaven, that His son is my Savior, and that I can be forgiven for my sins, and continually be drawing closer to Them. I appreciate the many callings I get to serve in and the personal and social growth that come from each. I love that nomatter where I move, I will immediately have a ward family! I enjoy the relationships, friendships and deep love for those I am intimately getting to know. Who have taught me how to be resourceful, how to garden, how to can foods, how to cook and prepare beautiful meals on a budget, who have introduced me to great books, that provide a safe environment for my children to play with others! There is hope and happiness that I have found for my soul as I have taken the opportunity to read all I can, on as many subjects as I can think of on the LDS.org church website. Therein lies the foundation for why I am mormon. Feel free to contact me anytime, I love getting to know new friends!

How I live my faith

It begins with prayer, by myself, with my spouse, with our children, and continually throughout the day in my heart as I feel the desire to plead for Heavenly Father's hand. Not to be too serious... but I know he is there, and is aware of me so why not ask for his guidance as I go throughout my day. We are all God's children and I believe and love those I see, meet or am able to be friends with, from all over this beautiful world. Each morning before my oldest heads off on the school bus we read the scriptures; they love hearing the stories of scripture heros like Moses, Jesus, Alma and Nephi! I attend church on Sunday's, take the sacrament to renew my baptismal covenants; be forgiven for my sins is a very important part of my life. While there I am blessed with handshakes and hugs from many I feel close to. I look forward to seeing their smiling faces, and know they are there to give comfort when I am facing a trial. I learn so much from those who are older, and love being surrounded by knowledge that then propels me to go search and learn more for myself. I try to find ways to give service, as that primary song states "Have I done any good in the world today?" Of course serving my family, but finding ways to give love to my neighbors, friends or family that come to mind. Currently I am blessed to serve in the Activity Days girls group in Primary, planning activities for a dozen 8-9 year old girls that hopefully make them smile, learn new skills, build close friendships, and see a glimpse of the Heaven;y Father's love for them! They are adorable, so full of energy, life and love! Having 2 boys this is the perfect calling, I get my girl fix of conversations, hugs, and manicures! With each calling I think "Oh no, I haven't done that before! I hope I can do it well?" And repeatedly I am blessed with knowledge of how to do it, as well as building tender relationships that I cherish, and skills that help me in school, business, and every day interaction.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Sara Marie
Just like our Savior we believe that we all need to be baptized and are blessed to extend that great blessing and ordinance to those who have already passed on, through baptism for the dead in our temples. Show more Show less