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Hi I'm Sabrina

I'm an ordinary wife and stay-at-home mom who is trying her best but messes up a lot. I am also a truth-seeker and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom to 3 beautiful, young children and a wife to a wonderful and dedicated man. My days mostly consist of taking the first few minutes of the day to convince myself I am motivated enough to tackle the full dishwasher, the mountain of dirty laundry, the almost constant screams of small children, and all else that comes with mommyhood, and then spending the rest of the day doing it. I admire those women who do it with more enthusiasm and gusto, but sometimes (let's be honest here), it takes a lot to get me excited about the daily grind. That being said, I love my life and know I am so blessed. I try to make my family a priority, but I do have many interests and I dabble in lots of things. I love learning, especially reading and studying non-fiction-ey stuff about philosophy, politics, history, nutrition and, most importantly, our Savior and his gospel. I consider myself a truth-seeker and I like to delve into deep subjects. I also love watching my children learn and discover. I have a love of music and try to instill that love in my children too. I love singing, although I was not born with an amazing voice, but I could do it all day. I love watching college sports with my husband or consulting with him on his photography or talking with him late into the night. I love running and hiking and being outdoors. I love cooking and experimenting with new ingredients. I love being around people and I have the best family and friends, with whom I love spending time.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in an active LDS home, so my foundation of faith was built at an early age. I went through what I would consider a pretty normal period of questioning what I really believed and wondering if I wanted to continue on in the same family religious tradition. I think, for me, this was an important period of my life. It was then that I learned to stand on my own 2 feet. I no longer relied solely on what others told me I should believe. I began really studying the scriptures for myself and praying to find truth. I am Mormon because my family is Mormon, but, more importantly, I am still Mormon because I received answers to my prayers that have firmly planted in me a belief that this is Christ's church and it is where He wants me to be. I have seen miracles and answers throughout my life that have confirmed and reconfirmed to me that Jesus Christ is the Savior of this world and everyone on it and that He can have and does want a personal relationship with each of us. The LDS church helps facilitate this relationship by providing ordinances performed with the proper authority, scriptures teaching us truth, modern day prophets and apostles who can guide us, and a support network of people who can help get us through the best and worst of times of our lives. This network helps remind us that we are loved and watched over by our Savior. I know that Jesus Christ loves each one of us and I know that because I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

One way I try to live my faith is to help within my local congregation. Right now, I work with the organization of the children 18 months to 12 years old in our congregation. I am one of many of leaders who help to teach these children about Jesus Christ and His gospel. It can get a little rowdy when you get a big group of little children together, but there is nothing more awe-inspiring than to see them quiet down and really focus and appreciate learning about their Savior. They share amazing insights and you can see why Christ loved the children so much and often surrounded Himself with them and blessed them. They are so full of love and openness and curiosity. They don't close themselves off to truth, but are hungry for more and do show reverence toward it when they feel they are being taught the truth. I also try to live my faith by helping out whenever I can. Because I have 3 young children still at home, my time and resources are somewhat limited to things I can do mostly in the house, so a lot of my service comes in the form of babysitting for others or making a meal for a family with a new baby or an illness. I wish I knew more of my neighbors and what needs I could meet for them. We do have a wonderful tight-knit community, but I worry about those no one knows about who are falling through the cracks. I pray to know of opportunities where I can be of help.