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Hi I'm Sasha

I'm a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mom-to-be, and a child of God. I'm a convert of seven years. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a recent newly-wed. My husband and I are expecting our first child in a couple months (Can you say honeymoon baby?:). Cooking for people is one of my passions. Though my husband has let me know that I still need practice, I enjoy showing love through a warm meal. I attended Brigham Young University in Idaho for two years, working on an English Education degree. I hope to finish my schooling once I have the baby. Ideally, I want to work as a Special Education teacher for high school. I love people and giving service. I love the many opportunities that our church provides to serve others and know that I have made an impact in their life.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents divorced when I was ten and my father remarried a member of the church. We started attending church meetings and youth services on a regular basis. I grew to love the ward members, especially my youth leaders. The following summer I went to a church camp for girls ages 12-18. While there, we watched a video of President Gordon B. Hinckley (then prophet of the Church). As he spoke, the Holy Ghost touched my heart and I could feel his love for me - it saturated every word. I knew that what he spoke was true and that he was a prophet of God. And if this was true, I knew that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was the true church upon the Earth. As the years went by, and as my testimony grew, I desired to be baptized. After some opposition from my mother, I was finally baptized on my fifteenth birthday. I have never regretted that decision. I see the hand of the Lord in my life on a daily basis. I have known more joy and sweetness than ever before because of my decision to be a part of His church. I have been married in the temple and have the promised blessings of an eternal family.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church every Sunday. I attend the temple on almost a weekly basis. I let others around me know that I am a mormon and welcome any questions they may have. I strive to follow the commandments and give thanks for the blessings I receive because of this. Also, I had the opportunity to work with the Young Women (girls ages 12-18). I was able to teach their class and go to camp with them last summer. Now, my husband and I have been called to serve as ward missionaries. This means that we assist the full-time missionaries in our ward. I get to go out with them every week and teach lessons, offer service, and sometimes even go door to door. I am in charge of the calendar for feeding the missionaries in our ward as well. Members of our ward sign up to have the missionaries over for lunch or dinner, and often invite people who are investigating the church to join them too.