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Hi I'm Sierra

I grew up in Kansas City. I'm a writer, and a soon-to-be missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love watching movies, writing plays, and spending time with my family. This past year, I finished my freshman year of college and am pursuing a degree in Media Arts.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the Atonement. Jesus Christ suffered and died for my sins, and for the sins of all humankind, so that we could return to our Father in Heaven. The love that had to have been required for such a deep sacrifice from someone so kind and so perfect is indescribable, but I have felt it when I pray, I have felt it when I read my scriptures, and I have felt it when attending church. Even though I am so incredibly far from perfect, I have learned that my Savior and brother makes the difference because He cares for me far more than I can even comprehend. My Savior does not only make up for my mistakes, but He gives me the strength to overcome them and to strive to become better. I am a Mormon because this gospel paved the way for me to understand the Atonement and apply it to my life. It has given me hope - the best kind there is - and that hope has made all the difference in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by preparing to serve a full-time mission. I also assist my mother with taking care of little kids during church hours so their parents can attend Sunday meetings. I do my best to serve those around me and help make other people's lives easier, even if it's just with the little things.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Sierra
Mormons absolutely believe in equality between men and women. Gender is considered an extremely important and divine trait, and because of that women and men are given differing roles and responsibilities. However, neither holds more weight than the other; each role is of equal worth and contributes to the care and eternal nature of families. In general, mothers are responsible for nurturing and caring for their children, while fathers guard and provide for the household. This requires teamwork and the utmost mutual respect within the marriage. Both parents are expected to love their children, love each other, and actively participate in their family life in order to maintain a happy, healthy, and spiritually safe home. Show more Show less