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Hi I'm Sarah

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Sarah and I am a Special Education Teacher. I grew up baptist. I met my husband in high school. I knew he was Mormon but did not think much of it. After we graduated, he went on his mission and I went off to college. After he returned from his mission we re connected over face book and the rest is history. He introduced me to the gospel and I couldn't be more thankful. I love to be at home with him and our two babies. We have a bulldog named Rosie and a Yorkie named Lily. They couldn't be more opposite but they get along great! I graduated from college in May with a degree in Special Education. I have gotten a job in a town close to where we now live and I teach a Special Education class full of middle school kids. There was never a tougher job than this! I love it though and would not change my job for anything in the world! My husband is currently going to college and pursuing a business degree. He also works part time. We love living close to our families and doing things with them in our spare time. Nothing is sweeter than being married to your best friend. We have the best time together and I cannot wait to see what is next in our future. But, for right now, I am thrilled with our life and where we are in it.

Why I am a Mormon

Before my husband and I reconnected, I was not leading a horrible life, but it was not within the standards that the gospel teaches. I was in an unhealthy relationship, I was not very close to my family, and the Lord was not the first thing in my life. A month or two before my future husband, at the time, came home from his mission, I had a strong feeling that I needed to end the long, hard, and exhausting relationship I had been in the past two years. So I did. A couple months later, my husband and I reconnected over the internet. We started going out on dates soon after. On the second date he gave me the book of Mormon. I did not know what to think about that. I did not read it at first. He started inviting me to church events and I also started meeting with the missionaries a few weeks after we started dating. Meeting with them was king of awkward. It took me a few months to actually begin reading the book of Mormon. My family was not happy because I had grown up Baptist. Soon after I started reading I kept getting this overwhelmingly good feeling. It came every time I saw Aaron, went to church with him, or read the scriptures. I was soon wanting to get baptized. But I new that was going to be hard because of my family. It took me 6 months to get baptized because I did not know how my family was going to take it.After I got baptized everything seemed to come so much clearer. Aaron proposed to me a month after I got baptized. We got married a few months later in a civil ceremony at the church. My family came and was very respectful of the church and our beliefs. We are in the process of getting sealed currently. I still to this day have never told my parents. Now, that Aaron and I have gotten married, I think they pretty much understand that I am a member. They have never come right out and asked but its assumed I think. Without Aaron bringing the gospel into my life I do not know where I would be. It has been such a blessing in my life!

How I live my faith

After Aaron and I got married, he moved to where I was still attending college. He got a job and we began going to the branch there. Pretty soon after he got a calling to be young men's president. Soon after, I got a calling to be branch newsletter coordinator. My husband grew up in the church and knew exactly what to do when he was called. He did not see nervous at all. I, on the other hand, was totally nervous about my calling. We prayed about it and I soon learned to love my calling. I had fun designing and being sort of a reporter for the branch. After I graduated we moved back down to where we grew up because I got a job teaching. Presently, we do not have callings. We do love to participate in the events at church. We support the boy scouts and take part in whatever we can. I love to encourage my husband to exercise his priesthood authority. He often gives blessings to others as well as me. He gave me one before I started my new job. We love to live our faith every day of our lives. We strive to do whats right no matter the situation. We can see the blessings in our lives when we do what is write and follow the commandments that the Lord has given. It isn't also easy but after you follow what the spirit has told you the feeling is indescribable. I am looking forward to see what callings we get in our home ward. I am nervous but I know that if I pray about it and ask the Lord for guidance that I will be able to do with the right kind of spirit.