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Hi I'm Sara

I'm the second of eight children and a college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to read. My favorite genres are fantasy and mystery. A little bit of adventure is always a plus. Whenever I am not at school or with my friends hanging out, I like to pull out a good book and read. I have some books I love which I have read a half dozen times each. Everywhere I go, you could find me singing. I sing at work, by myself in my room working on homework, at church in choir, in the car to fight off road rage, everywhere. I love music, I think that it is one of the ways God lets us know how much he loves us. He gave us such beautiful music to listen to and have with us all the time. Also, I am going to college right now to be a councelor for teens with addictions to drugs. I would love to be able to do something those kids which I could never do for my cousin, and help them before their struggles cause irreparable harm.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the gospel. The message the gospel brings of peace and forgiveness and hope is so beautiful. I grew up in the church, so there were times when I doubted and had to be taught lessons through some difficult ways. But in the end I ended up with a much more fervent testimony of the power of the atonement, of forgiveness. I recognize in retrospect that some of the hardest times of my life taught me the most important lessons of my life. Even through all the trials and lessons, though, the Lord was there to guide and comfort me. I know that He loves me more than I can ever understand.

How I live my faith

I am a ward missionary. This means that I don't go door to door and bring the gospel to others like that, but I try simply to help the new members feel the love that we have for all of them. Besides that, I try to live my life such that anyone could see me and think, "I bet she's a Mormon."

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Sara
No, anyone with a desire to become a member, a belief in the gospel, and a willingness to live in accordance with the teachings is more than welcome. Race and color are irrelevant to church membership. The same rules apply to the priesthood: any worthy man is eligible to hold the priesthood. Anyone may have the blessings of the priesthood in their lives, regardless of color, race, social standing, or gender. Show more Show less