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Hi I'm Savannah

I am an 8th grade Language Arts teacher in a small town in Arizona. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in Utah. I am the youngest of 3 girls in my family. I have always wanted to be a teacher, so when I graduated from high school, I took the necessary college classes to obtain my degree. I went to Snow College in Ephraim, UT. I then continued on to Utah Valley University. I enjoy reading, playing the piano, singing, taking walks, listening to music, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. I love my job as a teacher, and I look forward to going to work every day.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my whole life. My parents raised me in the gospel. My whole life, I have seen the blessings of the gospel touch my life, my family's life, and the life of others. It has such a positive impact on how I live. I am happy. I have meaning in my life. I have a purpose as a daughter of God. This is why I continue to live the LDS religion. I could have easily chosen my own path after I left for college, but I have absolutely no reason to when I know I am doing what is right. I want to bear my testimony that I have such a strong faith in this gospel. I am comforted in knowing that I can live with my Heavenly Father, my older brother and Savior, Jesus Christ, and my family when I pass this life. Death is not the end. We are here on this Earth to prove to our Heavenly Father that we love Him, that we want to keep His commandments, and that we are grateful for every breath he blesses us with. Everything we have comes from God, and so every day I strive to live my life in a way that shows Him my gratitude. I am so grateful for Jesus Christ, and I'm grateful for the sacrifice He made so that we may live again. Because of His atonement that He made, we have the opportunity to wipe our slates clean. Whatever our pasts may hold, good or bad, the future has a brightness and hope because Christ was willing to bear our sins and burdens. We all have adversity and trials in this life, but because of His atonement, He knows our pains and weaknesses, and He knows EVERY struggle we have, every sadness we feel, every sickness we suffer, every burden we carry, and the feelings that come from sin. And because of this, He can comfort us and take that away from us if we have faith in Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying every day, and asking Heavenly Father for the strength I need to be happy no matter what the day holds. I thank Heavenly Father every day for everything that He blesses me with including my home, my family, my friends, my job, and my life. I read my scriptures. The Book of Mormon holds a power that we can never fully comprehend unless we read it daily. This power gives us the strength to avoid temptations. I attend my church meetings every Sunday. I have the opportunity to play the piano for the meetings. I enjoy my calling a lot, and I love having the opportunity to serve in the church. I also have the opportunity to visit other ladies in the ward. I have the opportunity to serve them, help them, and be their friend. I try and live my life in a way that when others see me, they can see I'm happy, and that I don't want to live as the rest of the world does. I wear clothing that shows I respect myself, I only participate in entertainment that is uplifting and not degrading. I don't view things that will leave unworthy images in my mind, and I don't listen to music that degrades womanhood, and encourages immorality or degradation to children of God. Nobody is perfect. I am far from it, but that is where I use Christ's atonement in my daily life to try and become a better person everyday. God doesn't care about where we have been as long as where we are going is in His direction.