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Hi I'm Rachel

I am a mother of three children and have been married to a wonderful man for over nine years now. I am a photographer. I'm Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of three beautiful children and have been married to a wonderful man for for over nine years. Our kids are ages 8,5, and almost 4 months. I am a runner! I started running when I was about 11 or 12 years old. Running is my vitamin B shot, my therapy. I have run numerous recreational races including two half marathons and a full marathon. Asking me not to run would be like asking me not to eat! However, I am recovering from an injury I suffered during a photo shoot (trying to keep up with a two year old and wearing the wrong shoes!) so have not gotten back into running yet. I love photography and have my own side business. I love taking pictures of people! I am fascinated by and try to capture emotion when I am photographing others. I also love to take pictures outdoors. I am currently working on a 365 day project where I take one picture a day for the purpose and post it to my blog. I love the outdoors! Specifically fishing and camping. I love the quiet of night and seeing the stars away from city lights. It's such an amazing feeling to look up into the heavens and feel that I am a part of God's creations.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who was already a part of the Mormon church. I was taught by my parents and other teachers in the church gospel principles. As I grew older I had very personal experiences where I gained my own convictions that the things I was being taught were correct principles. I continue day by day trying to live in a way that I feel Heavenly Father would want me to. I'm not perfect, but I'm trying to become a better person.

How I live my faith

I teach lessons to the women once a month at church. This group of women (18+) meet together each Sunday for one hour to discuss and learn about our Savior and His teachings. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet with other women who share the same values! I also put together a bulletin of announcements for each Sunday Sacrament meeting.