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Hi I'm Rachel

I've lived in Utah all my life. My passion is singing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mom with two beautiful children a 4-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl. I love reading, crafting, playing the piano, singing and watching movies. I got my degree in Public Relations and marketing, which is where I learned to love editing. My husband works as a software developer and blesses me with the opportunity to stay home and raise our children, which is challenging in today's society. We can't have everything but we have everything we need to make us happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I began as a Mormon because I was raised in the Church and never knew anything different. I am STILL a Mormon because I've come to know, on my own, that I could never live the life I want without the gospel. The more of 'life' that I live, the more I need that direction, that peace and that TRUTH that comes from the gospel. The more I study the scriptures, particularly the Book of Mormon, the more time I spend in the holy temple of the Lord, the more I listen to a living prophet and the more I focus on the things that the Lord has asked us to focus on, the closer I feel to God. When I don't dedicate as much time to those things that matter most, I don't feel the presence of the spirit as intimately. I feel happiest when I'm making righteous choices and my life has more purpose and meaning. It's as simple as that.

How I live my faith

I've learned that the Lord knows my abilities better than I do, so I serve wherever I'm called. Throughout my life, I've served in many areas of the Church. I've taught music to children, written newsletters for the women in our local church group, organized dinners and programs, and participated in firesides for the youth. Currently, I teach 6 and 7-year-old children. I've learned that we can't prepare ourselves better temporally without also strengthening ourselves spiritually. Those things are connected in a very real way. I'm also a visiting teacher, something I have a strong testimony of. This calling not only allows us, as women, to care for each other's needs but we're also able to share our testimonies with one another and forge lasting friendships. Some of my closest friends have developed because of visiting teaching.