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Hi I'm Sandra Morrill Taylor

I'm a mother of three boys. I like music and math. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah, California and Pennsylvania. I started as a music major in college, but ended up with a degree in Math and Physics. I enjoy helping students with math and love to sing in choirs. My husband and I have three boys who alternately drive me crazy and bring me great joy. Being a mom is probably the hardest thing I have ever done. You always want so much for your children to find happiness in this world and there are so many choices for them to make. I am grateful for a way to guide them to peace in this troubled world and for the peace in my life that comes form knowing God lives and is aware of me and all my weaknesses and loves me still.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It was hard sometimes for me and my siblings as the only mormons at our high school, but I had good friends there who supported me. There have been many times in my life when I have felt alone and unimportant, but I have been blessed with a testimony on God's love for me personally. I was taught this when I was young, but I have come to know how real it is in MY life. It gets me through the tough times. I have learned that logic is just fine, but it will not bring the peace that comes from the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

My favorite jobs at church are working with the children. I have taught at all ages, but the dearest to me are the nursery and 3 year old class. I especially enjoy teaching music. I love the children's songs and the simple lessons of Christ that they teach and testimony they share of God's love for us. I help out with service projetcts for the local community and for overseas.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Sandra Morrill Taylor
Women play a great role in the church and in the owrld. We are the ones who teach basic values to our children. We work beside our husbands and we strenthen each ohter as individuals and as families. Show more Show less

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Sandra Morrill Taylor
Little children come to our Sacrament Meetings. Yes, they are noisy sometimes, but Jesus loves little children. Parents take them out if they get too noisy, but they bring things to help them sit and play quietly and as they grow, they learn to sit and listen. We meet in classes by age groups after Sacrament Meeting and enjoy discussing gospel topics in different settings. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Sandra Morrill Taylor
It is true that tithing is a matter of faith, not money. My husband is a public school teacher and I did not work when our children were young, though I do work part-time now. Though we pay our tithing, we have always had what we needed. The money would by things, but paying tithing brings blessings, some monetary, but mostly spiritual. We know God is watching over us. He is the source of all we have adn all we need. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Sandra Morrill Taylor
We believe god is the Father of our spirits and love each one of us. He is not standing over us, waiting for us to do something wrong so he can punish us. He is waiting for us to turn to Him and ask for His help. He wants to bless us. He wants us to find peace and joy in this life and in the one to come after this. He is the perfect Father of us all. Show more Show less