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Hi I'm Sarah P.

I run, I read, I weave. I'm a wife. I'm a mother. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In 2013 I began the adventure of Motherhood when the most perfect little boy entered the world and our family. Being a mom is the career I've always wanted. Along the way I've worked as a graphic designer and with agencies who support the care of children. I love to organize things. I enjoy reading and running. I have a life-long goal to visit all of the US National Parks. I love spending time with my husband and family. One of my favorite hobbies is weaving -- not the "underwater basket" kind of weaving, but the "upright harness loom" type.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe the Book of Mormon is true and because I know the things I've studied and learned about the Gospel of Jesus Christ are true. All throughout my life, I have had several small feelings and whisperings from the Holy Ghost that add up to an unmistakable witness that: I am a daughter of Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ is my Savior, Joseph Smith was a prophet of God who restored His church on the earth again, and we have a prophet that continues to teach us the things we should know and do in order to return back to God. I love the temple. It is a place that I learn, grow closer to God, and help my family become stronger.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to do what I know is right. It's not easy, but I keep trying! One huge thing that helps me is to attend church every week. I love going to church and feeling a strong Spirit of peace.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Sarah P.
No one is required to serve a mission. Everyone who serves a mission does so by his/her own choice. Single young men are especially encouraged to serve a mission (for 2 years), and single women are also invited to serve (for 18 months). Elderly couples are also welcome to serve. There are different types of missions. Some serve proselyting missions, others welfare/service missions, etc. I was a single woman until into my 30s. I did not serve a full-time mission as a single person, but several of my friends have. Throughout my life, I had many chances to choose to serve a mission, but always chose not to for various reasons. Instead of serving a full-time mission, I have been given other opportunities to help share the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. One of our favorite sayings in this church is "Every member a missionary." I continue to learn how to share my beliefs with those around me in normal and natural ways. Someday my husband and I plan to serve a full-time mission together. Show more Show less