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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up in Indiana. I speak Norwegian. I'm a mormon.

About Me

My name is Sarah. I am a student currently as well as a gymnastics coach. My life-long goal is to one day own and manage a gym facility of some type with my Husband Thomas. I was born and raised in Indiana (GO HOOSIERS) with a father who coaches basketball (go figure) and I loved most of the experiences I've had in my life. I am a Normexican, which is my made up term for a Norwegian-Mexican. I love desserts and therefore I also love exercise. I just turned 20 years old and I'm thrilled to live the rest of my life doing things I love and things to help others.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family of mixed religions. There was Catholic, Luthern, Methodist, Baptism, Jehovah Witness, Unitarian, Jewish, Atheist, and even some Buddhist influence. All my life I picked and chose what I believed to be the truth, from each church experience I went through I learned more about what was true for me. Once I got to college I decided I didn't want to deal with religion. Then I met missionaries who taught me things that I knew were true because through all my life, the things I was learning about were the things I took from all the other churches lumped into one summed up mind blowing explanation. I was baptized a month later regardless of protests from family members or friends. It was the best decision I ever made. I have seen so many blessings from being a part of this church. From understanding where I came from and where i'm going to getting a couch from our church family to meeting my now husband, it has been an adventurous year for sure. I will continue to live as Jesus would because right now I am the happiest in my life that I have ever been or that I ever thought I could be. I've also seen one of my friends be baptized, and to know I was a part in helping that happen, it's an amazing and indescribable feeling.

How I live my faith

I live my faith as I read from the scriptures with my Husband, Pray to the Lord above and serve those who I am called to serve. One group of kids I am called to serve is the enthusiastic 5 year olds that I attend church with and teach on Sundays. I also get the opportunity to serve the women in my church by going and visiting those whom I have been assigned to check up on. For me, brightening up a sister's day and getting to make new friends through the visiting teaching program helps me understand unconditional love, as the savior had for me.

What do Mormons believe about family?

There are two big things that I always think about with this question. One, we believe that having a family is a central plan that we are to take a part in making in this life. Creating your own family is what this life's purpose is essentially to accomplish. Two, families can be together forever. There is a song about this that makes me cry every time I sing it because to think that I could be connected to my mom, dad, husband, and children for all eternity together, is amazing. Families will be together in heaven, not just put up in heaven to wander around aimlessly. Show more Show less