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Hi I'm Sarah

I study by day and dance to country music by night. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my family. I'm passionate about languages and politics. I'm an interpreter, a graduate student, and an apprentice in my grandma's kitchen when I'm back home in the states. I see the value of writing because it refines your thinking. And I'm crazy about anything that takes me outdoors or requires a pair of dancing shoes.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught by my parents at an early age that I am a daughter of Heavenly Parents and as such, I have a divine nature and destiny. In my family we were encouraged to ask questions, seek after truth, and to come to know for ourselves who God is, why we are here, who we want to be, and how we want to live. We were taught how to find answers by studying out of the best books, pondering on what we learn, and asking God through sincere prayer. I came to know that Jesus Christ lives, that He is my Savior and the Savior of all mankind, by reading and pondering on the writings of the prophets recorded in the Old and New Testament, the Book of Mormon, and other religious texts. Through study, application of gospel principles, and sincere prayer, I came to know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is lead by prophets called of God. Every good thing in my life is rooted in remembering who I am, who God is, who my Savior is, and my relationship with Them.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by studying the scriptures and praying daily to (1) see the needs of others and (2) have the means whereby to meet those needs. I also work with the youth group at church. We have weekly lessons and activities that are designed to help the girls (ages 12-17) learn their divine nature, develop their talents and leadership skills, build lasting friendships, and serve members of our congregation and community.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

The principle taught in the oft-repeated saying, "Kindness begins with me," holds a key to stopping the spread and influence of pornography. Virtue begins with me. When we choose to fill our lives with things that are virtuous and lovely--from the thoughts we entertain, the music we listen to, the jokes we tell, the entertainment we watch, the way we speak about the divine powers of procreation, the way we dress, the way we interact with others--we take a stand against pornography. We can then, with confidence, speak out against pornography and invite our family, friends, and communities to also take up the call to be virtuous. Show more Show less