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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up in Texas, am now living in Utah attending BYU, and am about to serve a mission in Argentina.

About Me

I'm in Young Single Adults, which is basically a ward for single ladies and men. I was born and raised in Texas, but am now located in Utah and living with my family for the summer before I leave on my mission. I've done a year of college pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Animation. I love Netflix, especially Supernatural, Parks and Rec, Dr. Who, and Sherlock, and I really like Chris Pratt, so Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy are on my top lists. I do like to go on hikes and play around with my 7 siblings. I love running and try to keep up on that. What else? I love drawing, anything art related, playing piano and the Gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have received a testimony through the Spirit that this church is true. I didn't always feel that way, and I've had my rough patches and doubts same as everyone, but my life has definitely improved whenever I read the Book of Mormon and Bible and attend church. Even now, typing this, I feel that same Spirit testifying to me that what I am typing is true. And I can not deny it, and love this church and the happiness it brings so much that I'm willing to go live in Argentina for a year or two and just let people know that this knowledge is out there. I know this church is true, that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and I know that the Book of Mormon is true.

How I live my faith

Let's see, attending church each Sunday, and then my calling, or another word for that is service work for the church, is organizing ward prayer which is just another excuse to socialize in YSA (young single adults), so that's Sunday evening at 9, and we just have a thought and say a prayer together. Besides church, I try to read my scriptures every day because, first of all, the difference it makes in every day. I'm usually more productive and happy the days I start it all off with scriptures and prayer. Living the gospel is a daily effort to increase my testimony and "work[ing] out [my] salvation before God."

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Sarah
A testimony is the knowledge we attain when we find out for ourselves that something is true. I have a testimony that the sun rises and sets every day and night. I also have a testimony that this church is true, and I gained this not by physically seeing the truth, but by feeling it and feeling the love of my Heavenly Father through the Spirit. I found this knowledge by seeking to be closer to God by reading scriptures and praying to see if it was true. Show more Show less