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Hi I'm Sadie

I grew up on a farm in Idaho. I love sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up on a farm in a tiny town with less than 4000 people. In high school I played as many sports as I could and got involved in student government. I graduated and went to college. To help pay for school, I spent the summers working as a fire fighter. Soon after I graduated from college I married my sweetheart. Together we've lived in Idaho, Utah, California, New Jersey, Colorado, and Texas. We have three wonderful children together. I still love sports and regularly play basketball, tennis and volleyball. I also love to run, bike and swim. I've participated in a few sprint triathlons, many 5K's, and one half-marathon. I love being active! I also love the outdoors. Our family spends most of our vacations camping. Hiking and rock climbing also bring me a lot of joy. I love being out in nature and relish in the lovely things God has created for us to enjoy. I like cooking and baking. It's fun for me to find a new recipe and test it out on my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an active Latter-day Saint home. I've believed from a young age, but that doesn't mean I didn't have to eventually learn for myself if the church is true. For me, my answer that this gospel is true has come from the feelings of the spirit speaking to my mind and my heart. In my mind it makes sense, and I feel peace in my heart that this is indeed God's plan for me. It's an assurance that can't be duplicated by anything other than the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I feel like I live my faith in many ways. Everyday when I teach my children about Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father, I feel like I'm living my faith. When I go to church on Sundays, I'm living my faith. When I teach my children to pray, I'm living my faith. I work with young women ranging in ages from twelve to eighteen at church. I try to teach them the things I have learned to be true. We do fun activities on Wednesday nights that help us to not only have fun, but build our faith as well.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

When I look at my children and contemplate all the incredible things that had to take place for this little person to be breathing, laughing, smiling, running, and teasing... there's just no way I could deny God's existence. His creations confirm to me of His existence. I once had a high school anatomy and physiology teacher to put it this way, "To think that the human body could just happen is like thinking you could drop all the pieces of a VW Bug from an airplane and discovering upon it landing on the ground that all the parts had fallen together to make a fully functioning car." That still resonates with me. Show more Show less