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Hi I'm Sabrina

I'm from California, moved to Georgia. I am a massage therapist, have a baby boy and was baptized in September 2012.

About Me

I'm a massage therapist by trade and love it. I enjoy running and playing sports, video games, reading and spending time with family. I have a beautiful baby boy and was a single mom for a year and a half until I married my wonderful husband. I grew up non-denominational and was baptized in September 2012.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in a non-denominational church left me with a lot of questions, and in the particular church I grew up in leadership was not held to any accountability standards whatsoever. I saw extramarital affairs between leaders in the Church, including youth leaders, as well as other hypocritical behavior, and not only was it not concerning to the leadership of the Church but it was intentionally hidden and swept under the rug. A lot of what the missionaries taught me answered questions I had about scripture and Christ's will for us, and the idea that we are required to live a certain way as best we can made sense.... after all, Christ commands us repeatedly in the scriptures to obey his laws, and Paul sets standards for church leadership, saying in James that "Faith without works is dead." Another big thing for me was the idea of authority by the laying on of hands that was always spoken of in the scriptures, but seemed to have been lost to all but the Church.

How I live my faith

My husband and I are both involved in church leadership. My primary responsibility is to teach the women and to organize regular women's activities as well as help with church wide activities. I also try to go with the missionaries once or twice a month to teach, and we enjoy having missionaries teach people in our home.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Sabrina
Men lead the church with the priesthood as it has always been, and women get to take on the tremendous and priceless responsibility of motherhood. Women do indeed lead in the church, as part of a woman's organization called the Relief Society and also in Youth activities. Show more Show less