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Hi I'm Sara Jane Plater

I'm from Reno, I'm a student, I'm a Taylor Swift enthusiast, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in "the biggest little city" in a family of 6. I have two older brothers and a younger sister. I grew up playing sports as soon as I could walk and have never stopped. I enjoy playing soccer, basketball, racquetball, volleyball, and running. I absolutely love to travel. I'm in an all girl rock band. Reading and ice cream are favorites. Preferably together. I firmly believe that adding either peanut butter, cheese, or BBQ sauce will make anything taste better. I'm a student at BYU in Provo, UT I love a good rousing game of Mario Kart. I served as a missionary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Best decision I've ever made. I met my future husband in the Holy City of Jerusalem. It wasn't love at first sight. Or 134th sight, either.

Why I am a Mormon

Because my Heavenly Father loves me. He loves me so so much that He has blessed me with the knowledge that Jesus Christ is our Savior, Redeemer, and the Living Christ. God has revealed to me that Joseph Smith was a prophet and restored Christ's church to the earth. Through the Holy Ghost, God has made sure that I know that the Book of Mormon is a true book of scripture. Those are things I know and cannot deny. This gospel has brought me so much joy in my life. I have seen the way that living the gospel has blessed my life. I have seen the way this gospel has healed, made amends to, cleansed, and totally turn around my life and the lives of many people I am close with. This gospel of Jesus Christ is a perfect and complete one. The doctrines are beautiful and ensure eternal happiness. It teaches me the way to live the best life I can and makes it possible for me to live with my family for all eternity.

How I live my faith

I sincerely try to live according to the example Jesus Christ set for us. I know I am not perfect, but I know that this is God's gospel. In my meager attempts to repay God for all He has done for me, I try to help others as much as I can. I know God loves each one of us so intimately, so personally, and so perfectly, and I can show my love towards God by loving and helping His children on this earth. I believe one of the greatest services we can give to others is giving them the knowledge of God's love for them, and I strive to do so through my example, prayers, and spoken word.