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Hi I'm Sarah

I'm a college student but currently a missionary in Anaheim California and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was raised in a small town where there weren't many of my race or faith. I had to stand up for my beliefs and I am so glad, because thats when I realized how strong my testimony is of Jesus Christ and his teachings. I love to be active and play games or sports. I played volleyball in high school and powderpuff. I love singing, humming, or beat boxin'. I am a college student at BYU and want to be a Pediatrician.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have received confirmation from God that this is the one true church on the earth today and it is the path that I should be following. No one has forced me, but when you come to have a love for something so perfect like the gospel there is no need for forcing. I am a Mormon because this gospel instills hope in eternal families. Knowing that I am sealed to my family and our relationship is eternal is comforting because I love my family. I am a Mormon because this church teaches us how we can live the gospel and gives us tools to use in order to refine ourselves each day so that we can one day return to our loving Heavenly Father. One of these tools is the Book of Mormon. I have a testimony of the strength and the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and knowing that the Book of Mormon is true further confirms the whole Mormon faith. The love that I feel from my Heavenly Father and from other members of this church is strengthening. The members of the church are a huge support system and help me continue to be the best Mormon I can be. I know without a doubt in my mind that this is the true church with ALL of the pieces. This gospel means everything to me. My life would have no hope or meaning without it. I am so grateful I was born in this church and have seen and realized my love for it grow throughout the years. I know my Heavenly Father and Savior are aware of me and love me and this brings joy and comfort to my life and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I'm serving as a missionary teaching about Jesus and his teachings in Anaheim California. I also just try and be a good person and love and respect other people.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

While many of the values of the world are degrading Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints have held theirs constant. We believe in strengthening things such as families which brings joy and many have come to see that we focus on important aspects of life, standards, and values which need to be upheld. Gordon B. Hinckley a past President of our church(also known as the prophet) has said many have joined because " it[the gospel] gives purpose to life...we give them[people] the assurance of who they are, sons and daughters of God... people find comfort.They find peace. They find strength in that." It makes you a happier and better person AND It is true so, why wouldn't people want to join? Show more Show less