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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up all over the world and now I live in Texas. My husband is a police officer and I am a stay at home mom.

About Me

My dad was in the military and chose to travel as much as possible, so growing up I lived all over the United States, Europe and Africa. Shortly after I got married my parents made a big move to Japan and my husband, my new baby, and I traveled there for three weeks as soon as we could. I love people of all kinds, the Savior and adventures! I want to develop my writing in a professional way, but right now I am enjoying having small children and learning to manage a home. I love to learn and I think I would like to learn languages. I am extraverted, intuitive, feeling, and perseptive, according to the Kiersey temperment sorter (smile) and I married my opposite.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was eight having been taught the basic principles of the gospel: Faith, Repentance, Baptism, and the gift of the Holy Ghost, my Dad told me to pray for myself and decide if I wanted to be baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I remember very clearly kneeling on my top bunk and praying a simple child's prayer asking if it was what I should do. Even at that age, my answer was, as it often has been since, "You still have a lot to learn, but this IS the right thing now." As a teenager I read and studied the book of mormon twice and prayed to know both times if it were true. The first time I asked my Father in Heaven to help me know. I often had felt the doctrines and people were real while studying it. I asked to know if Joseph Smith was God's servant and if this church was Christ's, restored church. I quickly felt overwhelmed, my frame shook and all over my being I could feel the Spirit of the Lord affirming truth to me. I sobbed like an infant. The second time I read and prayed I had much the same experience, except the prayer was said in a circle with my family and they were witnesses to my overflow of spiritual feelings. I felt like I already did know it was true and that I needed to remove doubt because God knew my experiences and expected me to live up to them. I have tried to live up to that knowledge. Growing up all over the world my religious views have usually stood in the minority and often they are challenged. I had to lean upon my own experiences with God to remain a Mormon. I continue to learn more truth and add to my understanding of what it means to be a true disciple of Christ. I first learned to love Christ from reading the Book of Mormon, but How I cherish the Bible and all the inspired words of Christ and His servants. I have had much need of the Atonement and Repentance and find that I do improve and recieve His Grace as I apply myself. I am so greatful for the peace His gospel brings.

How I live my faith

I love the scriptures and my daily personal devotions. I love to share and discuss them with my husband and children. My family teaches me so much about love, character and service. I enjoy serving in the church whether teaching, organizing or keeping records. In the community I've coached soccer and participated in different charities like "Meals on Wheels" and PATH's Mentor program. I love being around people doing good things.