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Hi I'm Sarah Perkins

I'm a Mormon. I'm a wife, a mother, a designer, an entrepreneur, a photographer, a designer, and a Daughter of God.

About Me

Hi I'm Sarah. I'm a wife and a mother of two. I'm also a professional photographer and graphic designer. I grew up in Seattle and Colorado, but I currently live in sunny Arizona. My husband and I met online and we were married in the Salt Lake Temple. We are both entrepreneurs and own our own businesses, which keeps us very busy with two little ones! I am also an avid crafter. I love to sew and make fun things for my home and my friends. My days are spent balancing work and family duties. I try and spend each ,omens that I'm not working loving and serving my family as they are so important to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. My parents took us to church every Sunday and I was very active in my Young Women's group as a teenager. Church was very much a part of my life, but I didn't know any different. When I graduated from high school, I moved across the country to pursue a singing career and attend college. For the first time in my life, I was completely on my own. I met some good friends, but also made some very bad decisions. Being so far from my family, and one of the only young single adults in my faith really made me question what I knew deep down to be true. Several very dark moments came. I was broken hearted , I was confused, but most of all I missed my family and I was really sad. I hadn't been active for nearly two years and I felt so very far from my Father in Heaven. It was in those awful, dark moments that I fell to my knees, and asked God what to do next.  I moved back home and began actively attending church, institute and other wholesome activities. While reading and studying The Book of Mormon for the first time in my life, I received confirmation of its truths. That families CAN be together forever, and if I could live worthily, I would receive all the blessings that Heavenly Father promises. I read the book, "Our Search For Happiness" by M. Russel Ballard and everything clicked. The feelings I had as a kid were real, the gospel made perfect sense to me. Why wouldn't our Heavenly Father give us a living prophet on the earth today as he did in Moses' day? Why wouldn't there be an exact plan for us?  Shortly after this wonderful testimony-building period in my life, I met my wonderful, sweet husband who showed me what true love really was. I am grateful everyday for the things that I know to be true. I wouldn't be anywhere near where I am today without the help and guidance of my Father in Heaven. The gospel brings peace, truth and light to my life everyday, so no matter what storms may come, I can step back and know that everything is okay.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being happy. I try and see the good in every situation and opportunity that comes my way--for better or for worse. As a mother, I try and teach my kids about Jesus and Heavenly Father. What a sweet thing it is to witness my three-year-old asking me how he can live with Jesus, or to hear him sing softly to his baby sister very night, "I Am A Child of God." We have regular family prayer, read scriptures together and try to have a weekly family home evening where we can have spiritual experiences and opportunities to teach our children. We attend church every Sunday morning. Sometimes it's not easy. Our kids our young, and have a hard time waking up the mornings! Some Sunday's are spent in the halls of the church building with a crying baby, but I know it's where we are supposed to be. Every Sunday after i leave church, I breathe in deeply and feel rejoiced and uplifted. Life is hard, things get chaotic throughout our weeks, and I need that spiritual "battery recharge" every week. I am active in our women's group and help to plan monthly activities. I love to be involved and get to know other women in our ward. Living in another state from my family can be tough, but I have so much support from my ward family,mitnmakes life a little easier. I hope that people can feel my love for the a Savior when they get to know me. I try and be a kind, compassionate person so that u can better serve and love others.