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Hi I'm Sarah C.

I'm love learning new things and blogging. Wife. Mom. Former Miss Teen Earth United States...And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to the most incredible man in the universe who served a mission in Africa. We were married in 2010 and soon after started our family which has now grown from 2 to 5. I have a Mexican/Italian/Maltese/Caucasian background. I love deep sea fishing, volleyball, learning new languages, studying different cultures, and traveling. I am a Communications Major also studying World Languages and Leadership. I love my family and friends, and they grow more and more important to me as time goes on. I feel so blessed to have amazing relationships. I am a happy, passionate, grateful, blogging, spontaneous and quirky wife and mother who loves the Savior and the beauty of life.

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel provides happiness that I have NEVER felt anywhere else. It is complete, and it is real. It is pure. It is exciting. It is amazing. I love it with all my heart and I can never deny it. The type of happiness that comes from living the gospel cannot be duplicated. To know that I can have the Holy Ghost with me as a companion to help and comfort me is the best feeling. Life is hard and sometimes seemingly unbearable for many people- but with the gospel, life seems possible and not only possible-it seems worth it.  

How I live my faith

Being involved in Church activities and Leadership opportunities is such a blessing and so much fun. I had the opportunity to serve as a Liaison between the University and the LDS Institute on Campus. I was able to be involved with several groups on Campus and show them the Institute's appreciation for their hard work and making our school so successful and a great place to be. My very first year of college, I was put in charge of coordinating all of the "Family Home Evenings" for all of the people who were within the boundaries of the Church Building. In the Church, we are instructed to nurture our families and spend quality time with them. Generally, we deem Monday night as "Family Night." Every family has a different way of doing things, but the important thing is to learn about Gospel concepts and spend some fun, quality time together. It was such a blessing to gain a stronger testimony of having Family Home Evening. I was also a part of a Leadership program on Campus, where I was surrounded by other students who had high standards and a desire to be involved and make a difference. I met some of my very best friends through that program, and I truly believe that surrounding yourself with positive, good people is so important. While I served as Miss Teen Earth USA, I had the opportunity to travel to various places in the United States teaching about my platform which was Environmental Awareness. I loved meeting new people and trying to be a good example. There were definitely challenges and temptations, but I never failed to feel good after standing up for my beliefs. I got used to saying "No, I don't drink that." "I shouldn't go there." "I don't feel comfortable with that." and "Yes, I am a Mormon." Traveling and being in different situations helped me realize that I definitely need to be able to stand on my own two feet and take a stand, even if I were to be the only one to do so.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Sarah C.
I feel that the reason the Church is growing at an incredible rate is the increase in the use of technology which can reach millions of people, along with the faith of the Members of the Church who share the Gospel-namely the Missionaries who are generally 19 year old boys or 21 year old girls who serve for a period of time in any place that they are called. I have a sister serving a mission right now in California, as well as a brother-in-law who is serving in Mississippi. In addition, my little brother is currently working on his paperwork that is required to be turned in before receiving a Mission Call. Being married to a Returned-Missionary and having several siblings who are on Missions or have returned from Missions, I have a testimony of the importance of Missionary work. This Gospel has a way of speaking peace and joy to your heart, and with the world being so chaotic and scary at times, I think people are starting to see more and more the true gems that the Gospel has and that in a time of so much sadness, there is true happiness to be found. Show more Show less

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Sarah C.
I believe that the spread and influence of pornography can be stopped in the home. Involved parents can teach their children boys and girls alike respect for the opposite gender, and about the sacredness of our bodies and keeping sacred and intimate relationships within the bonds of marriage. There will always be temptations outside the home, but if each child, adolescent, and adult knew their worth, I think that pornography addictions would be lessened. Show more Show less