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Hi I'm Sarah

I am a wife, a sister, a daughter and a friend. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old and I am married to the man of my dreams! We live an Air Force life which entails a good amount of moving. I have loved every second of it though! I love meeting new people and visiting new places. I also love to do crafts and I am learning how to cook/bake. I enjoy staying busy and occupied, but appreciate the occasional down time. I couldn't be more grateful for the things in my life and I owe it all to being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints!

Why I am a Mormon

I've always known that I had a testimony of this church, but while being raised a Mormon, it was easy to lean on my parents as my main support of said testimony. It wasn't until my freshman year in college that I knew without a doubt that I loved and needed this church in my life. I was still living at home, but began to make some choices that weren't conducive with what the LDS church taught. While my heart knew that these choices weren't right and that I needed to change, my head didn't know how/didn't want to. I began putting myself down and never felt good enough for anything. I felt like someone else had taken over my body and I was just standing by, watching. I had grown up playing sports and one of our mottos, was to "fake it 'til you make it". I kind of took this to heart. I honestly didn't have the urge to sit down and read my scriptures or go to church every Sunday, but I did it because I knew I should. I hoped that as I went through these routines, it would spark something inside of me, and help me to have the desire to do what I knew to be right. I can full-heartedly say that the scriptures are the key to getting rid of any unrighteous feelings, thoughts, or behaviors. NOTHING will bring the Spirit in to your life faster than reading those sacred words. They helped me in more ways than I can count and have gotten me to where I am today. I have now been to the temple and have been sealed to the love of my life forever. Everything that is needed to be truly happy is in the LDS church. I yearn to be happy. That is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am a part of a small branch in west Texas. A few months ago, I was asked to be the Young Womens camp director there. I was excited and quite frankly, terrified. I wasn't much older than some of the girls that would be attending, which left me feeling very inadequate. Girls camp came and went and we survived thank goodness, but I definitely learned that the hard things in life are the things most worth doing. Not only does fulfilling my callings help me live my faith, but going to church meetings does the same. I'm not talking just about sacrament meeting and Sunday school either. Every month, the Relief Society has a spiritual lesson and activity on a Thursday during the week, and I think it's just as important to be to those as it is to be to church on Sunday. Not only are you strengthening your testimony, but you are supporting those leaders that are there to teach you. Service and support are two big parts of faith, in my opinion.