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Hi I'm Sara

I'm passionate about theater. I'm a lighting designer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being involved in technical theater. My husband and five sons and I do lighting and sound for live events. When I was in school I was in a lot of sports. I was involved in showing horses, volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis, track, and gymnastics. When I was a sophomore in high school I was trying out for the gymnastics team and also wanted to participate in the school's musical. The schedules conflicted so I had to make a decision which I was going to do. The first practice for gymnastics I broke my ankle. I could help backstage with the musical but alas I could not do gymnastics. Thus my theatrical career began. I graduated from college with a degree in theater. I went on to do a lot of rock and roll concerts and professional stagehand work with The International Alliance of Theatrical Stagehands and became a member of the union. I am still a Journeyman Stagehand. I love to do lighting for children's theater and for dance companies especially when I work with my children and grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the Church. I had been looking for a church that had solid teachings of Jesus Christ. I had visited several different churches. One day the missionaries came to my neighbors door for a discussion but she wasn't answering. I was curious about who they were and they shared their message with me. After they began teaching me I read the Bible and my understanding of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ became so much clearer. I was taught about prophets that live today just as they did in ancient times. We had many long conversations and I visited their meetings. I was baptized in 1985. The Church has blessed my life and my children's lives. I have a better understanding of where I came from before I was born, why I am here on this earth and where I will go after I die.

How I live my faith

My job at church is to make the bulletin for the Sunday meetings. I also visit three sisters every month with my visiting teaching. We visit their homes and get to know them and bring them a message of inspiration. My family often donates their time doing lighting and sound for dances and road shows which are talent shows between different wards. Until recently, the last 8 years my husband worked with the Boy Scouts. I have also worked with the Cub Scouts for many years. I volunteer at my children's schools by helping with technical theater.

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Having five boys I can really appreciate it when girls dress modestly. When a girl goes around with a short skirt or a boy without a shirt on it is distracting. It is hard not to look. Then hard not to have unclean thoughts. When you buy clothing for your children, even very young children, be sure keep it modest. One thing girls can do is wear one piece swimming suits. One rule of thumb is to play the game head,shoulders,knees and toes. If you reach up and your tummy shows or reach down and your bum shows, reevaluate the outfit! Keeping clothes modest can help keep unclean thoughts from occurring and help keep our young people chaste. Show more Show less