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Hi I'm Sara Grosland

I'm from Utah, I love music, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi! My name is Sara. I am the youngest in a family of 5. I have a passion for all things music; I surround myself with it. I sing -though not well-, play ukulele, and dance. I am a young single adult, and I am a very loud and happy girl!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints. My family has been LDS for generations. When I was about 12, my family stopped going to church, myself included. I always had relied on my parents testimonies that when they stopped going, I had no reason to continue going myself. My sister, however, stayed strong. She was just old enough to drive herself to church, so for months she attended church alone. Every Sunday before she would leave for church, she'd ask me to come with her. More often then not, I told her no. My next door neighbor, one of my best friends, started to come over on Sunday mornings. Every Sunday morning she invited me to go to church with her. Reluctantly, I started going with her. Eventually, she got me to go to Girls Camp (an event organized for young women). At that Girls Camp is where I first gained my own testimony. From that point on, I desired to go to church. From then to now, my sister and I have gone to church by ourselves every week. Thanks to our persistent love and the holy ghost, my mother and father just started coming back to church as well. I am grateful for my life, and my experiences. I am grateful for my challenges and heartaches; They have only brought me closer to my lord and savior. I know that Joseph Smith is a true prophet. I know Thomas Monson is a living prophet. I believe in revelation and in the book of mormon. I have felt the Holy Ghost guide my life and I have felt Jesus Christ's forgiving hands lead me forward. This gospel is true. It is my life and I couldn't be more grateful for it. It has brought me peace time and time again. Romans 8:38-39

How I live my faith

I have served as a youth woman leader, and I occasionally substitute teach the children of my ward. I attend church meetings every Sunday, and I attend religious classes at college every other day. I live worthily to attend the temple and I share my testimony with others as often as I can.

In whom should we have faith?

Sara Grosland
As it says in the 13th Article of Faith, "We believe all things, we hope all things." I consider hope and faith to be synonymous. So personally, I believe it is important to have faith in all things. Have faith in God, have faith in our prophets, have faith in the scriptures, have faith in others, and have faith in yourself. Most importantly, have faith in our Savior, Jesus Christ. All things center and are focused on the love and mercy of him, our brother. It is only through faith in him that we can find true peace and happiness. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Sara Grosland
No. Not all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints are REQUIRED to serve as a full time missionary. However, all members are strongly encouraged to serve and/or do missionary work. The difference between being a full time missionary and just doing missionary work is quite simple. Full time missionaries are set apart to spend all of their time devoted to serving The Lord and his children; All hours every day for either 18 months to 2 years. Full time missionaries work with the members of the church to build God's kingdom on the earth. Their purpose is to invite others to come unto Christ. Members can and should do missionary work. All members of the church can do missionary work by serving their friends and family. They can be Christ-like in their example to others. Missionary work is inspired. All members who have a desire to serve are called to the work. Show more Show less