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Hi I'm Sabrina

I am a music teacher. I hope to work in the Foster Care system. I love the arts. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 19 and have lived in Ogden all my life. I have 6 siblings (including in laws) and love my family. I love to sing, dance, play the piano, be in pageants, and read. I love all things Disney. I hope to be able to be an advocate for Foster children. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and hope to be able to share some of that love with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that it is true. I have prayed to my Father in Heaven and felt with all my heart that it is true. He helps me to make right choices everyday of my life. He helps me though all my trials and hardships. I know Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father love all of us. I know that if we have faith then all things are possible through Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing the small and simple things. I read my scriptures, pray, go to church and try and grow my faith and testimony. I hope that as I do this others see the love that Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father has for everyone and I hope that by my example others can feel of that love as well.

What is faith?

Sabrina
Faith is the hope of things which aren't seen which are true. Its is to have complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Show more Show less

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Sabrina
The reason why only some Mormons are allowed in temples is because in order to enter into the temple you have to have a temple recommend. In order to get one you have to meet with your bishop for an interview and they decide if you are worthy to enter the temple. There is nothing secret going on inside the temples. We do work inside the temple for ourselves and our family members who have already died. Show more Show less

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Sabrina
The Word of Wisdom that we talk about is our standards for what we take into our bodies. Some examples are we aren't supposed to drink alcohol, coffee, or tea. It also has what we should eat. It is VERY similar to the food pyramid or the my plate we have today. Also, it says that if we do these things we will have healthy and strong bodies. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Sabrina
No we don't only help other Mormons. We like to help anyone and everyone. The youth are encouraged to have good friends. Many of my friends aren't Mormon but are very good people and I love being able to help them when they need it. Show more Show less

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

Sabrina
In Ephesians 4: 11-14 it says, "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ: That we hence forth be no more children, tosses to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive." (also see Ephesians 2:19-20) In the New Testament Peter would establish a congregation and then leave and the people would go back to living unrighteous. Without a Prophet and Apostles to lead, guide, and receive revelation we would be lost. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Sabrina
Every able Young Man (18 years or older) is asked to serve a full-time mission. (2 years) It is the their duty to do this. It is still their own choice but the church as asked that that prepare and willingly serve. Young Women (19 years or older) are also welcome to serve but do not have or need to but, the church greatly welcomes their service. Also married couples (without young children) are welcome to serve. Retires seniors are also welcome. Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Sabrina
Our real name is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but some people call us "the Mormons" because we believe in the book of Mormon. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Sabrina
Well, the "Prophet" or the President of our church is Thomas S. Monson, but we also believe and sustain all of the First Presidency and Quorum of the 12 Apostles as Prophets. They are Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson, Neil L. Anderson, Ronalnd A. Rasband, Gary E. Stevenon and Dale G. Renlund. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Sabrina
No, there is no race or color restrictions on anything in the church. A person is a person no matter the color, race, shape, or personality. The Church has said that every faithful and worthy man in the Church may have the priesthood. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Sabrina
Well, on weekdays we dress normally but modestly. It says in our "For the Strength of Youth" that we should avoid be extreme in dress and behavior and that we should not disfigure our bodies with body piercings or tattoos. For church meeting we dress in "Sunday best" which means a dress or skirt of women and suits, shirt and tie for men. Kids are also expected to dress up. We celebrate Christmas and Easter. Also all national and regional holidays (4th of July, Flag Day, New Years, Halloween, ect.) We also celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and others of this sort. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Sabrina
The only way to know if the church is true is to ask God. But you can't just ask. You have to search, ponder and then pray for an answer. Some scriptures that can be used is James 1:5 and Moroni 10:4-5. When you ask our Father in Heaven with an open mind and heart you will feel the warmth, peace, happiness, comfort, and hope of the Holy Ghost confirming that it is true. Show more Show less