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Hi I'm Leah Sannar

I'm a Wife to Tim, a Mother to Dominic, a Blogger for Crohn's Disease, a lover of all things music and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the mother of a beautiful boy whom we adopted from birth, and I'm married to my best friend. I love to sing, play volleyball, spend time outdoors and with my family. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease at the age of 20, and spent 14 months in the hospital in 2007-2008. I am a passionate blogger, dedicated to bringing support and comfort to those struggling with Crohn's Disease.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for many reasons, that basically boil down to one: It makes me happy. I know this gospel is true and that my Savior, Jesus Christ died for my sins. Heavenly Father sacrificed his son so that we might repent and return to live with him again. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet and that when he knelt in that Sacred Grove, he saw Heavenly Father & Jesus Christ. I know that my faith in the Lord and in my Heavenly Father have provided me with the comfort of knowing I'm in the right place. I love this gospel and all the many amazing things it has done for my life. I'm grateful for the temple and the knowledge that I can be with my family for all eternity. I know the Lord sends us trials so that we might learn and that He is always there to carry us during hard times. I may not always have the answer to every question - but I can feel the Spirit when it tells me this church is true and that my Savior loves me. I can feel when He tells me that I'm in the right place. I know my Savior lives, and that he died for me. I'm eternally grateful for that knowledge and the comfort that it gives me.

How I live my faith

In our ward at church, I serve as the Ward Bulletin Coordinator. I have a great relationship with my visiting teachers and with those whom I visit teach. It's an amazing program that allows for friendship and closeness to grow in places you might not have found otherwise. I still keep in touch with women who were my visiting teachers, that I probably would have never become friends with if it weren't for their amazing dedication to their calling.