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Hi I'm Sabrina

Hi, I am a homeschooling mom and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, mother of seven and grandmother of nine. I love to homeschool my kids, quilt, read and study about natural health topics. Actually, I love to learn. History is probably my favorite after natural health. I love to travel and see new places or show my favorite ones to my kids on family vacations. I love to bike with my family and walk in the mornings with a good friend.

Why I am a Mormon

First, you must know that I grew up in the church, but each of us, whether member or not a member have to find the truth for ourselves. God wants us to know Him. I remember heading to church after school for Primary, which is gospel classes for youth, with a friend. She told me she didn't want to go anymore and for me to come to her house instead. She really was putting the pressure on. I remember really wanting to go with her, but for some reason I stopped and thought about that choice. I thought about how my family would feel if I chose not to go to church anymore. How would God feel about that decision? Then I remembered something my mother taught me. If I wanted to know what God wanted me to do, all I needed to do is ask Him. So I told my friend I couldn't go with her at that time and slowly walked to church. I thought that if I were going to this church, I had better know for myself if it was where God wanted me. I didn't want to waste any more time going there if it wasn't where I should be, because at that time I really did want to go to my friend's house instead. I can't believe I was thinking this at this young age, but I was. Next, I prayed as I walked and asked God if this church is where He wanted me and if what I was taught there was true. I immediately was given the answer in my mind. It was a very firm but, peaceful and loving answer of yes. Then, like speaking to my own dad, I asked if the Book of Mormon was scripture from Him. Another yes. After that answer, my thoughts turned to the translater of the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith, and asked Him if he truly was His prophet. He again answered yes. I was filled with so much gratitude for these simple answers to a young child. I was so happy! From that time, even until now, I feel the happiness of that knowledge. Since then, I have kept going to church and learning so many things of Christ and his love for us. How grateful I am for those loving, yet simple answers.

How I live my faith

I live my faith first by teaching the gospel to my children. As a mother, I want my kids to have the opportunity to know Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. That knowledge has given me such a positive direction to move toward which is why I would like my children to have that knowledge too. It doesn't make problems go away, but it does help us to turn to Them for help and then given inspiration, help, courage and strength to get through those problems. I have found that living the laws they have given us through scripture also helps us to find answers or even stops us from heading toward problems that can be so harmful in our lives. We can find peace and direction. They really love us! Also, part of living my faith is serving others where ever I can. I have tried to be a good neighbor and over the years have helped where I can in the communities where I have lived. I serve in my church in many various callings. Serving is what Christ taught us to do. I learn to do it better all the time. One benefit of serving is that you get to know a lot of wonderful people and they teach you so much. I am really the one who is blessed when I serve others.