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Hi I'm Sara Kitchen

I hiccup over 50 times a day. I laugh at things most people wouldn't. I was born next to Mt. Timpanogos. In Utah. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

On the earliest day we ever celebrate Easter, sometimes I get to celebrate my birthday the day we celebrate Christ's resurrection. But I wasn't born on Easter Sunday. I was born on a Friday. My childhood was spent playing Indians or superheroes in the fields behind my backyard. I'd always pretend I was on an adventure. I still love adventure. Hiking. Camping. Running. Traveling. Learning. Writing. I left for the biggest adventure in my life so far on April 17th, 2013 to be a missionary in the Norway Oslo Mission, Norwegian speaking. I know that God will help me learn Norwegian. I love being a missionary even though it is hard. When I return, I'll continue to study English Education at Brigham Young University. Sounds like a plan, right? But life is full of adventures. So I take whatever comes at me. Try to smile. And make as many friends as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church as were many generations before me. Growing up, I based my testimony off of what others believed. But within the 20 years I've been alive I have had the chance to think for myself, ask for myself, and receive answers that this is the Christ's church. I was raised to just believe things in this church - such as God is literally our Heavenly Father, Christ is His literal Son, and the Holy Ghost is separate from both of them. But through my experiences - including prayer and study - I have felt a distinct and growing relationship with each of them. The LDS church teaches such things that are different from other churches. But I know they are true. For this reason, I know the church Christ organized was torn apart after His death and the death of his apostles. But I don't believe a loving Heavenly Father would leave it like that. The Father and the Son did appear to the boy Joseph Smith and bring back truths lost. The Book of Mormon. It is another witness of the living, loving Christ and that His gospel as been brought back. There is a light in my life and warmth in my heart because of the gospel in my life. I know it's true.

How I live my faith

I try and live my life the way anyone would if they saw the whole picture. I believe I'm a daughter of a Heavenly Father sent to Earth to be tested, learn, and help others do the same. I am a daughter of a King. So I try to act like it. As a daughter of a King, I try to act like I am of great worth. I wear modest clothing. I don't give out kisses like they're candy. I live a chaste life because I want to give my love to someone worthy to receive mine. As a daughter of a King, I try to make Him proud. I have a thirst for knowledge. I study. I pray. I learn. I act. As a daughter of a King, I want to make Him happy. I also know that everyone on Earth is a child of my Heavenly Father -- of that King. So I try my best to smile. Many think that the standards I live my life by are restricting. They are restricting. But it's darkness and pain that they restrict. Living the way I believe my loving Heavenly Father and my loving Savior have asked me to helps me live a fuller and happier life.