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Hi I'm Sarah

I'm a nurse. I'm a mother. I've been through a divorce and remarried. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Church in a small town in Texas. I'm the second of 5 children but have been oldest living child in my family since I was eight years old. My oldest brother Joshua passed away at 11 years af age from cardiac arrest. It was the hardest thing I've ever watched my parents go through. My son is named after that brother. I went to college and got my RN, one of the best choices I've made. I've had to support myself through a divorce and now my current husband is in grad school, and it is supporting my family. I love the outdoors and the mountains close to our home. I love being a mother to my 10 month old son. I love being a mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been blessed with faithful parents who raised me in the Gospel. From a child I remember having sweet feelings about the Church and being able to feel the Spirit as I attended. But, growing up in the Church wasn't always easy. I attended early morning seminary everyday before high school, I was always tired. I had pressure from my friends and acquaintances to not always follow the commandments along with my own personal struggles. I had to find my own testimony. As I went off to college I had a desire to know for myself whether the Church was true or not. I prayed, studied the scriptures and gained my own testimony. After being married for 4 years I went through a painful divorce. Instead of turning from my faith, my testimony and conviction of my beliefs became my saving grace. During that time I had a greater desire to turn to my Heavenly Father than I ever had in my life before. Through that difficult time I had many beautiful moments of peace and came to an understanding of the role of trials in our lives. I also gained a strong testimony of the power that temples can play in our lives. Attending the temple regularly strengthened me, brought me peace, allowed me to ponder on what I should do and helped me to be happy. I am now remarried to a righteous man, had a son and am most grateful for the eternal blessings that come from being sealed in the temple. I am so grateful for Jesus Christ, for His atonement and example of love.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a leader with the young women (ages 12-18) in our congregation. I love my calling because it allows me to get to know the wonderful girls in my area. As a leader I help plan activities, teach on Sundays, attend activities and have fun! Its not always easy or convenient. With work, taking care of my son and everything else I have going on its sometimes hard to find the time for everything that needs to be done.But, I know though that as I serve my family and I are blessed.