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Hi I'm Sarah.

I enjoy life as a loving wife, a mother to three wonderful daughters, a sister to many, and being a Mormon.

About Me

I like to stay very busy doing a variety of things. I am a creative person and tend to multi-task to keep life interesting. I try to create something artistic every day and to share whatever I've created with my family. For my job, I work in the marketing department for a large real estate company doing advertising and writing press releases. I really enjoy my job and find that writing can also be a creative outlet for me. My husband and I have been married for 14 years and have three beautiful and dramatic daughters who constantly amaze and entertain us. I have been blessed with many sisters, sisters-in-law, and friends and relatives that I consider to be sisters. I spend time everyday staying connected with these amazing women. They give me strength and support me through the ups and downs of life. I have served in the children's Primary organization at church for several years and I love teaching children the gospel and being taught in return from their innocence and purity and their desire to make right choices.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon and always felt a little different because of my beliefs and religious practices. I liked being different but I also had many great friends growing up who were also Christians. I often wanted to know if we had common beliefs and many of my friends were also curious about that. I never hesitated to visit their churches or to invite them to mine. I enjoyed sharing my testimony but I also grew to feel somewhat protective of my beliefs after experiencing persecution from several friends and classmates. I appreciate that in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints we are taught to love our neighbors and respect the beliefs of those around us.

How I live my faith

I was fortunate to be born into a loving family who raised me to understand who Jesus Christ is and to love and appreciate Him as my savior. I, like everyone else, had to gain a testimony of the gospel and standards taught at church. This process was very important to me because I was surrounded by amazing examples of strong Mormons and I wanted to have that strength as well. Once I really knew for myself that everything I had been taught was true, I made a commitment to myself to live it the best that I could. It is not usually difficult for me to follow the principles and guidelines accepted by the church because of the happiness and peace I feel when I follow what I know to be true. That being said, it isn't always easy but I've found that the best solutions tend not to be the easy ones. I realized when I was on my own as an adult that I had to choose to be Mormon each day. No one was there to make me live the teachings or to take me to church but there was plenty all around me trying to persuade me to follow the crowd and abandon my beliefs. The choice is always up to me and I am so grateful for the faith and knowledge I have to make that choice to be a Mormon and to grow stronger from choosing to follow the gospel.