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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up on the South Dakota prairie with 8 siblings, a mom and a dad. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife, a mom, a sister, a daughter, an aunt, a college graduate, a friend, and a child of God. I've chosen to be a stay-at-home mom to our 5 children. I'm an avid reader of biographies, a writer of our monthly family top-tens, and organizer of family reunions. I dance in the kitchen with my kids after dinner.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the LDS church after they were married, but before I was born, so I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They never looked back--and they taught me about being strong and disciplined and about having faith in Jesus Christ. There are so many things about the gospel that just make sense to me. But that really isn't enough. I continue to follow His teachings because I have felt undeniable answers to prayers that I prayed. When I felt like I didn't know the answers to things, I chose to have faith in what I had been taught. It was harder than it sounds. But after choosing faith--sometimes long after-- answers and peace came. I love the Lord Jesus Christ. I want to follow him. I want to be more like him. And being a Mormon helps me to do that.

How I live my faith

I believe that the best thing I can be doing right now in my life is to teach my children how to be kind like the Savior was kind, loving like the Savior was loving, and how to serve others like the Savior served. I try to show them by example. And when I make mistakes, like all mothers do, I back up and try again. In addition to teaching my children, I work with the Cub Scouts in our neighborhood, again trying to teach them the importance of following Christ. In the past, I've organized children's classes and women's groups and service projects and neighborhood parties. No matter what area I am "called" to serve in, ultimately I try to do what Jesus Christ would do if he were here.