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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up in Utah. I love to read, write, create art, and play sports. I also love to play the piano. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am going on a mission! See this is something I have been looking forward to since I graduated years ago. I will serve for a year and a half and will return back to my home in 2014. I have learned to love to play the piano. My favorite pieces are classical. There are beautiful arrangements of the church hymns and Christmas music, that I also love to play. I am a writer. One day I am going to publish a novel. Reading is my absolutely favorite thing to do and can read a for a whole day only stopping to do the essentials like eat or go to the bathroom, forget about sleep! I also love Art. Specifically Painting, Drawing, Sculpting, and Pottery. I have done art in high school and college and have many pieces I am proud of. One of those pieces is a charcoal drawing of Audrey Hepburn. When I was in high school I played volleyball and basketball. I have found that I have enjoyed the skill it takes to play any sport (specifically volleyball and basketball) and so love learning new sports. One of the first things people learn about me is my passion for cats. They are an animal I look at and feel such great joy when I see them. I can't help but introduce myself/say hello to any animal when I see them, especially cats. I hope to travel and meet new people and experience new cultures and learn new languages. I would like to visit Japan, Singapore, Brazil, Italy, and Ireland in my lifetime. My favorite motto and what I love to end with is "*Lovin Life, I'm Livin My Dreams.*"

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints? Because it is the Church of Christ. I have prayed. I have read the Book of Mormon. And I have felt it is true through the Holy Ghost. If you were to take the gospel out of my life, I would have no purpose. You would take away the foundation in which I have built my life, my might, my mind, my heart, and my soul. And I would crumble. Why? Because by making His principles of His church a foundation of my life I have made Christ the foundation of my life and therefore God. I seek to have the attitude of Christ who truly loves every single person who lives, who will live and who has ever lived. That is the foundation of the Church. Christ and his pure love. Take that away and what is the point in life if not to love and accept others? I know this church is true. The only way I now know is I sought to know through many prayers and the Book of Mormon. The feeling I got was full of pure joy, happiness, love, and peace. Which is the testifying of the Holy Ghost that this church is true.

How I live my faith

I go to church by myself. That is because I am single and I go to a single's ward. It is a personal choice because I could go with a friend. Going by myself helps me meet new people. This way when I see someone sitting alone I can go and sit by them and get to know them. I attend each of my three one hour meetings on Sunday. I also love to go to institute classes through out the week. There the gospel is further explored more in depth. What I have found useful is to take a prayer/scripture journal with me to church and Institute. I write down all my inspirations and anything that sticks out to me. I also write down any thoughts that I may have that I think will improve myself or my life. I love doing this!! I will write things randomly in cursive or bold or in all caps or add pictures and arrows. Anything to make my journal visually interesting so that when I return to read it, I will read it! I also go to activities organized by my ward and do my visiting teaching. I have been called as a ward missionary. I go out and visit ward members to see where they are at in life. I also visit people who haven't come to church in a while and see how they are doing. Occasionally I will visit people investigating the church, but that is a job given to full time missionaries (which I will be on Jan 23, 2013!)