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Hi I'm Sarah

I am a wife and mother. I like to be happy! I have a passion for nutrition and exercise. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a homemaker and I love my job! My days are filled with meeting the needs of our family and home. I speckle my life with volunteering at the schools, serving in our church, children's activities, educational classes, friends, running, reading and playing the piano. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Communications. My husband and I lived in Mexico for almost four years while he attended an international medical school. We have lived on the East Coast, the Midwest and Utah. Medical school was a growing experience for us. We are grateful we did it! We have lived in poverty and comfort and seen many of the difficult situations life can bring. I hope to attend school to become a nurse when my youngest child starts kindergarten. Our family dream is to participate in humanitarian work in other countries on a yearly basis. We have begun this in Guatemala and have enjoyed the satisfaction that comes from helping others in need.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon and have come to know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds the truths that will lead me back to Jesus Christ, my heavenly Father and my family for the eternities. I have wondered if my faith in actuality is blindly following, conforming to family standards or succumbing to peer pressure. I have been in situations where I can't logically or factually explain why I believe certain aspects of the gospel of Jesus Christ and things of the Church. However, I have come to know for myself that truth from God is given to us in our hearts by a witness of the Holy Ghost. It doesn't need to be proven. It needs to be felt and testified by God in our hearts. "The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace ..." (Galatians 5:22). I have received a witness from the Holy Ghost that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is from God. It is true. I have also prayed, studied and sought for answers on many gospel topics and history. I have come to know for myself that Joseph Smith was a prophet called by God. I know that the Bible and Book of Mormon are true scriptures from Heavenly Father. I have learned so much from them. I know that Jesus Christ lives. I know that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me. I desire to be close to them. I have found in every stage in my life that He guides me, directs me and can make more out of my life than I could alone. I am so grateful for Him and my personal relationship with Him and Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

Living my faith is an ongoing process. I hope to draw closer to Christ each day of my life. The closer I feel, the more fulfilling and peaceful my life becomes. Living my faith personally includes studying scriptures and praying in private as well as in my heart throughout the day. It includes goals and work to try to develop attributes of Christ. Living my faith in our family consists of daily scripture study and prayers as well as weekly attendance at church and a weekly family night. Family night is one of our favorites. We have a lesson about the gospel of Jesus Christ, play games, share personal experiences and eat treats (my kids favorite part!). Living my faith outside of our family changes through different stages of life. I love to be with my friends and neighbors and help them. I also have learned a lot by serving in church assignments. One of my favorite things is to help women who are going through hard things in life and help them progress to a better place. Other assignments I have enjoyed have been organizing activities for eight year-old girls, teaching children, playing the piano for choirs, learning to play the organ for the Sunday meetings, organizing conferences for youth and adults, participating in camping and pioneer-type excursions and visiting people who are in need. My service in our church has given me varied experiences in leadership, teaching, organizing, communicating and helping those in hard situations. It has brought such joy and such heartache. It has opened my eyes and expanded my heart to see people as Jesus Christ sees them. I believe we all can find peace, guidance and happiness as we draw close to Christ. My church experiences have helped me see this time and time again.