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Hi I'm Sara.

I grew up in the Seattle area and now live in Florida. I am a wife and a mother of three sons. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother to three sons and maker of my home. I enjoy growing my garden and spending time with my family. My children love to be outdoors. My husband and I encourage them to do so and to show gratitude to Heavenly Father for His many creations by caring for and enjoying them. I also spend my time reading and visiting the library, writing in my journal, sketching, and running.

Why I am a Mormon

We believe that if we live our lives trying to be like Jesus Christ -- we can achieve salvation and be with Heavenly Father and our families forever. Knowing this has brought true joy and meaning to my life. It makes me want to spend my time productively, by nourishing my family both physically and spiritually. Nothing has brought me greater joy than living the principles of the gospel and teaching my children to live the gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by devoting my myself, my time and talents, to my family. My job is a full-time job, and even at night, I'm on call! It is a difficult job, but very rewarding. I feel that I live my faith by giving of myself to my family. I also live my faith by serving in our church in the Young Woman Program. I teach lessons on Sundays to the young women. I help them to plan and carry out weekly activities. I teach them the gospel. I teach them that they are daughters of God and have a divine potential. I find great happiness in living my faith.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

We believe that men and women are equal. We believe that both are given sacred responsibilities. Some people may feel that Mormon women are regarded as "lower" or "less important" because many are at home with their families -- not out in the working world. This is wrong. Women are equal to men in the sight of the Lord. Our end goal is to return to live with Heavenly Father and be with our families forever. Many women in our Church work inside their homes, caring for their families. There are many who do not have a job or career outside their home. This is because we feel that our families' needs come first. Being a mother/homemaker is a noble and most important duty and privilege, yet much of the World fails to recognize that a mother's place at home is crucial to the family's well being. There are also women who work. Some must work to provide for the needs of their families. And that is necessary. The Mormon women I've known are kind, nurturing, talented, and above all -- selfless, faithful women. Show more Show less