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Hi I'm Shar

I grew up in Idaho. I work in healthcare. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from a four year university and have a teaching credential to teach ESL. I love music and singing. I've sung in choirs, quartets, trios, duets and solos since Junior High school. I work full-time and I'm married. I have traveled some and love the ocean, mountains and desert. Southern Utah is one of my favorite places to hike. I have a great husband and wonderful nieces and nephews and now I have great nieces and nephews to love. I love my family and all my extended family. They are so important to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe the doctrines and the principles taught in the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. The teachings ring true to my soul and teach me how to follow Jesus Christ. I was baptized when I was 8 years old. My conversion has grown and been strengthened over the years as I have studied and prayed and lived the principles I have been taught. I love Jesus Christ as my Savior. He has born my sins and sorrows as stated in the scriptures. I have felt His forgiveness and I have felt His love for me. As quoted from the Book of 2 Nephi in the Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ, "We talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ...that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins." I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it is Christ's church. The doctrine of eternal marriage and families is so important to me. I know that family relationships extend beyond this life, and this brings me great peace.

How I live my faith

I have served in many church responsibilities, including leadership in the Church's women's organization Relief Society and the youth program for young women. I have been a teacher of adults and youth at church. I have a stewardship to visit three women in my local church every month and there are many, many opportunities for service within my ward - including taking meals to the sick and helping with meals for funeral services. In my community I've also served in a soup kitchen for the homeless, helped with Special Olympics, and visited the elderly in nursing homes. I also participate in projects at Church that help those who are in need around the world. We have put together hygiene kits, school kits, baby bundes for new mothers who are poor, knitted leper bandages and sent money to help people in need. I try to follow Jesus Christ's example to reach out to the poor, the hungry, the naked and the lonely.