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Hi I'm Sara

I am a mom of four redheaded boys, the wife of the most amazing husband, a 'wanna be' gardener, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a second generation "Mormon". I grew up in a small town with mostly members of the church where I could easily live the gospel of Jesus Christ. But it wasn't until I moved to Denver with my husband and started our family that I really gained a testimony of the reality of my Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ. I love to be out of doors hiking, camping, biking, gardening, or just reading a good book on my porch. I love to play with my children, even though they are the reason for my gray hairs that are more often springing up! I love taking trips with my husband to different places around the world (it makes us feel like newlyweds). My most favorite thing in the world is to watch my boys and their dad play games or jump on the tramp in the back yard!!!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because in the beginning of my life on through my early teenage years, I saw how much my mother (single mother of 6 children) lived and loved the gospel of Jesus Christ. Her faith in certain principles such as 'Paying a Full Tithe' was tested again and again. But because she was strong in her faith and obeyed the principles, I also saw the miracles and endless love poured upon our family from our Father in Heaven. My own testimony started to grow when I read The Book of Mormon for the first time on my own. When I finished it and prayed to know if the book was true, I got the most warm, reassuring feeling that it was true. Since that time, I have come to love and respect this book. Through this book I continue to grow closer to Jesus Christ because it teaches truths about Him, His life, His teachings, and His love. Looking back over my life I see the change from when I was leaning on my mother's testimony to now when I am older and am truly converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints partaking of all the blessings, peace, love and comfort that a loving Father has for His children.

How I live my faith

Right now I serve in the Primary organization which is the program for the children 18 months to 11 years old. I love to be around the little children. Their love and hope and eagerness is contagious. Working with these children also gives me a glimpse into their homes and I am amazed at how loving and faithful their families are. Being with these children also reminds me how we are all God's children and we are all precious in His eyes. I also have the opportunity to be a 'visiting teacher' which means I have stewardship over two women in our church. This is our Heavenly Father's way to watch out for His daughters. As I go and visit these women in their homes and talk about their lives, I am strengthened by their examples of love and faith. I am supposed to go and strengthen them and uplift them, but I am the one who leaves their homes a better person. I had an experience with one of the women I visit teach that made me realize how much we need to be the 'helping hands' of our Savior. I was at the store one morning shopping and had a feeling to text one of the ladies I visit teach to see if she needed anything from the store. So I texted her saying, " I am bringing you dinner tonight, and am at the store, do you need anything?" Basically she replied, "Thanks for dinner tonight and besides filling my pantry, I don't need anything, by the way, how did you know?" I didn't know what she was talking about, but come to find out, after dropping off dinner and a weeks worth of groceries, I found out that she had miscarried, her husband was out of town and they were having financial troubles. She was shocked to find out that I didn't know a thing about any of it and it was just a 'feeling' or prompting from the Holy Ghost to look out for her. This experience strengthen my testimony of the importance of following those small promptings to help and serve others.