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Hi I'm Sarah

I'm a working wife and mother, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah. I enjoy a clean house and eating ridiculously large amounts of vegetables. I am the oldest of 7 girls. My reasons for living are my 3 beautiful children. I am a part-time Registered Nurse. I met my husband at church and we have been married since 2004. I love crafts, sewing, cooking, singing and dancing, but right now my main hobby is parenting. I have always been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since I was eight years old, and living the gospel is a huge part of my life. It is my greatest source of joy!

Why I am a Mormon

At a young age, I knew that I had a Father in Heaven that loved me. I knew that the Savior, under the direction of the Father, created the Heavens and the Earth, and all the creatures in it. We were created by them, and I knew they loved me. I grew up learning the principles of the gospel. But it came down to this; I read the Book of Mormon at the age of 12 and asked God whether or not it was true. I received a powerful witness from the Holy Spirit saying that it was. I knew that my Father had answered my prayer. Many times since then, I have had similar experiences as I have put various gospel principles to the test. As I obey the council and commandments contained in the Bible and the Book of Mormon, my mind is enlightened and I find JOY even in the most trying and tragic circumstances. My desire is for everyone I know and loved to find for themselves the truthfulness of this gospel.

How I live my faith

I wake up every morning and pray to The Lord for the help I know I will need. I study the scriptures daily, 4 days of which I do on the treadmill from my iPad in the morning before my kids wake up. My oldest is the first off to school, so she and I kneel in front of the door to pray. I take her to school. When I get back, the rest of the family is up. We pray again. I want my children to know how to pray, and to pray often. I want them to have a relationship with their Heavenly Father and Savior. We pray over each meal to thank God for food and all that we have, knowing it is He that sustains our lives and gives us all that we need. At the end of the day, we read from an illustrated version of scriptures with the children. We kneel as a family each night in prayer. We do actively participate voluntarily in our church (I serve to help the children's organization and my husband serves in the bishopric), but the real application of our gospel learning takes place right in our home. We have weekly family night where we discuss gospel principles and grow closer as a family. We dedicate Sundays to The Lord, fasting once a month. We partake of the sacrament weekly in remembrance of the Lord's sacrificial atonement. I love being able to have 3 other women in our ward that I reach out to at least once a month. It is a wonderful opportunity to serve regularly. Life is full of hardships, but because of the gospel, I have hope that one day we will all obtain rest from our sorrows!