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Hi I'm Sara Elena.

I'm a mother, a wife, an entrepanauer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother, a wife, a business woman, a behavioralist, a writer, and an artist. I have a Jewish bloodline through my mother's biological father, and extended family that is Muslim by marriage. I have overcome many obstacles in my life that have brought me pain; however, I would not be who I am today without the pain of my experiences and the joy that comes from learning from those mistakes.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my whole life, I have known that the sacrifices my parents made to give me an opportunity to choose are what make it possible for me to be happy. I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon, another testatment of Jesus Christ, and I have felt God's Holy Spirit whisper to my soul that the teachings and stories found inside of it are real and true. I am a Mormon because I have the desire, the hope, and the faith that familes are eternal and through family each of us is given the chance to choose who we will become. I choose to be a Mormon because I know God loves me because He gave His Son as a sacrifice so that I might be saved if only I choose to believe in His divine intervention. I am a Mormon because without choice, the ability to learn from our mistakes, and the Atonement of Christ, I will not become the woman God intends me to become. His promises are sure, and if I have the faith to accept Him, I will find peace, joy, and a place where I am free to be myself with those that I love.

How I live my faith

I am an active memeber of my congregation through Music. I have a God-given talent for music, and He has seen fit to allow me to share that love, passion, and excellence with those who share my faith. I live my faith through the small simple means of daily scripture study, constant prayer, journaling, attending a church sponsored 12-Step program for family members of those struggling with addiction, and being civicly engaged through voting, jury duty, and other morally uplifting activities. Finally, I live my faith by being an active participant in the life of the children around me.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Sara Elena.
The Word of Wisdom to me is more than just a list of CAN DO and CANNOT DO. To me it is more about the abilty to control our bodies and minds than it is about the tabboo's that surround us daily. As with all behavioral observations, it is a matter of thought. What we do, is determined by what we think, what we think is determined by our desires, and our desires are determined by what we believe to be true or possible, such as in dreams of achievement. I personally believe that each person is given daily opportunities to maintain the status quo or to challange it. What better way to challange the status quo than to maintain a mind that is free and clear of all types of addictions? The Word of Wisdom to me is about lifestyle, and my ability to live a life free from the influences of those who might seek to harm me, my family, and my community. Show more Show less