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Hi I'm Sari

I love people, snow, music, dancing and Jesus. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 22 years old and half-way through college. When I'm not in school in Idaho I work in Minnesota as a waitress and care worker for seniors. I like drawing, dancing, reading and singing. I also love the outdoors and LOVE spending time with friends and family- they bring me more joy than anything else in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, technically speaking, I'm a Mormon because I was born into a Mormon family and grew up in a home that taught me about Jesus Christ and His commandments. Because of this I chose to be baptized at age eight, which is when most kids born into the Church are baptized. But, the reasons I am still Mormon run a lot deeper than that. I am a Mormon because I know that it's God's Church. I love the peace that I feel when I study the Book of Mormon, and the even greater peace that I have in my life from living the way that I've learned to from that book and the words of Prophets. I'm not always happy- life throws a lot of punches and sometimes they're really hard, but I've learned that when I live the way God wants me to I can duck some of those swings and the ones that do hit me tend to land softer. The exact opposite has happened when I've ignored my standards. As I've studied and prayed and lived Mormon commandments, I've felt my Savior's love and His approval. I know it's true. = ) Simple and sweet.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being kind everyday. I know that doesn't sound like much, but Jesus said that the two greatest commandments are to love God and love your neighbor- so I do! When I'm working I smile, try to be helpful, and try to cover people's shifts who need a day off because they're sick, busy or worn-out. At home I do dishes and laundry and offer to drive my mom and sister around town. At church I substitute teach sunday school. I also live my faith by being honest with myself and the people around me. It's not always easy to admit to a co-worker, boss or sibling when I've messed up, but I try to do it anyways. My favorite way to live my faith though is by spending time with and getting to know my family. Our faith believes that family is extremely important, and when I write to my uncle, visit my cousins, drive my sister around town or attend events with my parents I know that our relationships get stronger. I am currently serving as a missionary in Utah!