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Hi I'm Sarah Williams

I grew up in Idaho. I enjoy teaching 3-5 year old's at a Montessori preschool in Bothell, WA.

About Me

I am married with 2 children. My son is 15 and my daughter is 8. I like being creative in various ways. I enjoy playing the piano, painting, jewelry making, cooking and baking, running, skiing, camping and hiking. I'm passionate about working with young children. I feel that education and the love of learning is an essential part of a successful and happy life.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. As a child and young adult, I felt comfort and peace surrounded by friends and family who gave me a strong foundation based on Christian beliefs. I gained a true testimony of my own about the church I grew up in around the time I was fourteen and fifteen. I read the scriptures every night and felt they were true. I enjoyed reading many of the stories and began to understand how the lessons in them could help me in my own life. As I grew stronger in my faith, I had more of a desire to serve others in my community. I had many opportunities to do this through church youth groups. I loved the bond I felt with those I served and served with. The church also gives me a feeling of security. I truly believe that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ are always available for me to communicate with and that they will help and guide me in whatever challenges or questions I may have in life. I believe they will help anyone who genuinely seeks guidance from them.

How I live my faith

I enjoy attending weekly church meetings to learn about and live my faith in a way that helps me be a better person. I also like seeing my friends and associating with people who know and understand what I believe. I play the piano for our youth meetings. The group I work with are 3-11 year old's. I also work with 8-11 year old girls. We meet twice a month to work on personal goals, make crafts, play outdoor games or give service.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Sarah Williams
Self-reliance is important to Mormons because if we're not able to take care of our selves in an emergency, we won't be able to help others. Many people of our faith are service oriented. There is also a feeling of security when you know you will be able to care for your children if there is ever an emergency, unexpected unemployment or natural disaster. The difference between a disaster and an inconvenience is how prepared you are before the event happens. Show more Show less