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Hi I'm Sarah

I'm a wife and mom of 4. I'm a pediatrician. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife and mom of 4. I'm a pediatrician who works part-time. I love to ski with my family and bake with my kids--we often only bake half of what we make since the cookie dough and brownie mix usually get eaten raw!

Why I am a Mormon

 I became a Mormon in the middle of medical school. I was raised as a Catholic, but had not been attending any church consistently for many years. I met a group of medical students who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They were kind, honest, and they lived what they believed. Out of simple curiosity, I asked a variety of questions about Mormons. I wasn't moved to action until I started reading scriptures which a friend lent to me. I couldn't get enough! In addition to studying 12+ hours per day, I was reading 30-60 minutes worth of scriptures everyday. I also stopped studying on Sundays to observe the Sabbath--my grades improved a little. The answers to several prayers finally convinced me that I needed to be baptized. During a difficult time in my conversion, I prayed to know whether I was on the right path. I walked out my front door, and there were two missionaries on the sidewalk passing my apartment!

How I live my faith

I am happy to serve in our ward. I am in the Primary Presidency which is the Sunday School for all children 18 mos-11 years. I am currently organizing an Easter Brunch for our ward and friends of our ward. It's a breeze, really. Everyone asked to help gladly pitches in and does a small part. No one gets paid, but everyone is doing what they can to help. For example, a web designer in our ward made great-looking invitations. Outside of Church, I try to help friends and neighbors whenever possible by watching children, volunteering at preschool and the grade schools, and bringing meals to friends. As a pediatrician, I take care of all ages of children and mostly young women. I serve others there by encouraging young moms and by encouraging adolescent girls to make good choices for their future regarding their education, health, and decisions.