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Hi I'm Rebekah

I grew up in Utah. I now live in Oklahoma. I'm Mom to 4 girls. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm wife to a dental student and mother to 3 little girls. My life right now is all about being Mom to a 4-year-old with Reactive Attachment Disorder, a 2-year-old, and an almost 1-year-old. I take most days one breath at a time. I love to read, cook, camp, and be outdoors. In a previous life, I loved to swim, bike, run. Someday I'll do triathlons again. I enjoy spending down time with my husband. I live for Friday nights. I have a Master of Public Administration degree. Before I had kids, I worked as a crime scene investigator and evidence technician. I love eating and preparing healthy food. One of my favorite things is to see my kids loving their veggies. 

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS home. Both my parents were raised LDS, as were their parents and their parents. The Gospel brings such peace to my life. I don't know how people cope with daily life without the eternal perspective of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon because I know Joseph Smith saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I know the Church of Jesus Christ has been restored, and I know the Book of Mormon is true. I'm a Mormon because the Church provides a firm foundation for raising a family. The Gospel brings meaning to our lives, and the knowledge we have makes all hardship worth the effort. My faith carries me from one minute to the next. I feel like I'm in a constant dialogue with my Heavenly Father. My knowledge of Him and my Savior is what, at times, makes my life bearable. Mothering a child with RAD is heart-wrenching, and I don't know how others do it without faith. My faith not only makes the hard times livable, but it makes the hard times beautiful. 

How I live my faith

I teach the women in our ward. I love to teach. I feel the influence of Heavenly Father so much in my life when I'm in a position to teach the Gospel.

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

I love being a woman, and I love, even more, being a Mormon woman. I feel women are respected and cherished in the Church. We are needed and loved. Our opinions are valued, and our influence is far reaching.  Show more Show less