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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up in Idaho. I am doing what I love, I am a mother of 3 children. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of three beautiful children. Being a mother is the hardest, but best thing I've ever done with my life. My children make every day fun to live. I do have other interests besides parenting. I have always loved education. I love learning and teaching. I have a degree in Secondary Education in Mathematics. I had the chance to teach for a few years before my job as a mother started. I have also enjoyed the teaching opportunities that have come my way serving in my church. Another love of mine is music. I look forward to any chance I have to hear live music. I enjoy singing and playing the piano as well. I love nature and the outdoors, camping, sports, playing at the park with my kiddos. I enjoy some domestic hobbies. Cooking for my family and baking yummy treats. I like sewing, although I haven't done a lot lately. Mostly kids halloween costumes. And I've recently taken a class in photography and am trying to create "art" with my camera. I find the thing I lack and would most like to get better at is patience. I pray for it every day. My children are going to help me learn that principle and become a better person for it. That's about it for me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I need my Savior, Jesus Christ. I need his forgiveness and mercy. I need his teachings and example. In addition I need His Priesthood Power in my life. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has the authority to exercise God's Priesthood. This Priesthood allows me to perform the ordinances and covenants that will let me live with Him and my family for eternity. One of these covenants I made with baptism. I promised to keep God's commandments and remember HIm, and in return God through his atonement can make me whole and forgive me of my sins. I also was married to my husband in God's temple by a Priesthood holder. This is important to me because my husband and I can be together after this life. That marriage has been sealed not for time, but for eternity. And our children also are sealed to us through this marriage covenant. This is the best part of the Mormon church. Family is the central unit. Everything we do in this religion brings us closer as a family and closer to our Heavenly Father. I need the blessings that come with the Mormon faith. We have a Prophet called of God who receives modern revelation for us. I feel like I'm getting a message straight from God when I hear him speak. We have scriptures that are true. Each time I read them I have my testimony reconfirmed that they are God's word and they bring me peace and answers in my life. We have a ward unit in the church that feels like family. I am surrounded by people who love and serve and help me every day. I'm a Mormon because it's a great way to live. This faith helps me be the best person I can be. God's laws as explained by this church are not a burden. Instead they give me the direction I need to be happy. Everything I do and learn in the Gospel is just right. It is the best common sense I've ever found. God has answered my prayers and let me know many times that this church is the way back to him. I'm so grateful for it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through service. Faith without works is dead. As a member of the ward, I try to be happy. Maybe my optimism for life will lift those around me just as I've found myself lifted by others good example. I am a visiting teacher, which means I have 3 other women that I watch out for. I am their friend, and I try to serve them with things they may need. I also try to visit with them regularly with a spiritual message. I have a calling in the ward as organist. It is a great way to serve. I love playing the hymns, my only regret is that I can't sing the hymns. (Not talented enough to do both at the same time!) I am also a teacher for the women in the ward. About once a month I prepare a lesson about a gospel subject. Teaching is scary/exciting at the same time. The best part about it is hearing what the class has to say, and then I can learn too. I like to sing alto in the ward choir. Finally, I take care of my children so that my husband can also serve the ward in the assignments he's been given. There are a lot of great people out there. It's great to be able to serve and be served by them.