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Hi I'm Sandra Teixeira Clark

I was born and grew up in Brazil.

About Me

I AM A CHILD OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD, like you are also! I have always loved to hear, read and teach about God, Jesus, and our life's purpose. The two things that have given me the greatest joy in life, have been serving a full time mission for THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, and, later on becoming a mother! The most important thing that has happened in my life has been to find the true gospel of Jesus Christ! Because of this I was taught the right way to talk to Our Heavenly Father, how to exercise true faith in Jesus Christ and understand the vital need of getting and keeping the companionship of the Holy Ghost!

Why I am a Mormon

Mormon is a nickname given to members of THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. When I was about 19 years old, american missionaries tracking streets in Brazil, were welcome to my parents home, to share a message they told my father, to be from God to us. When they taught about Joseph Smith's first vision, I had a feeling that it was familiar to me, but I could not explain why. Each time they would teach us, it felt very good, but, after they would leave, all sort of doubts would come to my mind, so afraid I was to be deceived. I was challenged to pray, ponder about it and ask God, in the name of Jesus Christ, for an answer. After many days without answers, I was challenged to fast, besides their fasting and prayers for me also. I accepted the challenge, and, after "wrestling" with the Lord in a very honest prayer, I got my answer, the confirmation was given to my heart, that The Book of Mormon was true and that the restoration of the primitive church was real! Finally I Knew it by myself, exactly the way the americans missionaries knew it. Then, the former burden of ignorance I had before, was replaced for an overwhelming joy and responsability of sharing what I had just been revealed by God , through The Holy Ghost, as promised in Moroni 10:3-5 and James 1:5. I have never regretted of accepting it ! It is my most precious treasure ever! I can not give my personal testimony to anyone, but I must and love any chance to SHARE it with anyone that allows me to do it, hoping they will work to get theirs too.

How I live my faith

As a LDS, we are given all kind of opportunities to learn how to deepen our relationship with the Lord, with ourselves, and with our fellowmen. Our growth is up to how serious and wisely we take them! Serving in any capacity, what really always matter is the degree of our commitment and proper attitude. Our faith and our heart determine the degree of satisfaction. I love to learn and to teach the gospel! I refuse giving up on constantly trying to live the principles I have been taught by God's living prophets, and have been highly blessed in this process!

What is the Book of Mormon?

Sandra Teixeira Clark
It is a sacred record of the dealings of God with people who lived in the American Continent many centuries ago. Their times of prosperity, while keeping the commandments, and their horrible condition when ignoring the commandments, mistreating or killing the prophets of God among them. Mormon was one of the prophets who preserved and abridged in golden plates many of the records by others.One precious event recorded is the personal visit of Jesus Christ to a group of them, after his resurrection in the eastern hemisphere, like he had promised in John 10:16 that would visit his " other sheeps". The records in the plates were translated by Joseph Smith with divine help, and told by the Lord to be correct.It is a priceless treasure! The message of this book to all of us is:"Repent or Perish!" It was recorded under God's inspiration so we need to be in tune with the Holy Ghost in order to understand its teachings. If we strive to have the habit of reading it daily over and over, a life time habit, we will feel its power and the changes in our heart and life, like never before! Accepting the challenge in Moroni 10:3-5 many years ago while investigating about it, has been the greatest and best of all choices in my life! Show more Show less

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Sandra Teixeira Clark
Preaching to mankind more often and with more personal power so, maybe, we can inspire the ones trapped in this awful modern spiritual jail, to feel the desire to exercise faith in the power of the atonement, be determined to show true repentance, A CHANGE OF HEART, and forsaking forever this vice so destructive! Pornography is causing spiritual death of many of the children of God! Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Sandra Teixeira Clark
Have a sincere desire first of all! Search the holy scriptures diligently, for the right reasons and often. Be still and pray always with a wide open heart, faithfully endure, no matter what, waiting for that moment chosen by Him, when you will feel his presence and will know that He lives and loves you more that you are capable of understand now! Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Sandra Teixeira Clark
In the spring of 1820, Joseph Smith, a young man then, searching to understand the teaching of conflicting religions where he lived, after pondering about it and determined to exercise faith in the promise of James 1:5, went to a grove close to his home in Palmyra and pouring his heart out, pleaded God for an answer. He was visited by God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ, who restored to him fundamental knowledge lost many centuries ago, including about God's nature too. He was told not to join to any church existing at that time, being all churches of men, not authorized to act in God's name. Through Joseph Smith the primitive original church of Jesus Christ has been established on the earth as promised in the new testament it would happen, "the restitution of all things"! It's THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS! Show more Show less