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Hi I'm Becca.

I grew up in Southern California. I graduated from college and choose to be a full-time mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I wear a lot of hats as a wife, friend, and mother of two. Life is busy. I often feel the need to re-evaluate my purpose to make sure I'm not wasting my days. I would hate to get to the end of life and have regrets. This often motivates me to do the things that I might have otherwise left undone, or put-off. I graduated from college in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. With my background in family finance, my husband, Jared, and I have been able to choose my staying home over working outside of the home. This has been both very challenging and rewarding. I don't like the limelight, but I feel strongly enough about my membership in this church to let the world know that I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family that attended this church. My parents encouraged me to learn about different cultures and beliefs and at the same time taught me the doctrines of this church. I was a very practical child. I wanted to know the "why" of everything. My parents didn't know everything, but they taught me how to pray and to receive answers to my prayers. As I've read the scriptures or listened to the counsel of the living prophet, I've asked God questions. I've always come away feeling greater peace. Sometimes I know I need to change something that I'm doing and the peace doesn't come until I make that change, but it always comes. I feel stronger, more confident, more able to bear hardships when I know that peace will come. I really appreciate my parents for allowing me to choose. There was no power struggle that way. I think if they'd just told me I had to do it, I would have pulled away from them, but they sincerely wanted me to know for myself. I have had the blessings of this peace throughout my life because they trusted that Heavenly Father would show me himself the truth.

How I live my faith

I believe that being a follower of Christ means serving others like He did. I know I can't do things just like He did, but I can try. I serve Him by volunteering to help at school, helping others when I recognize a need, and sometimes just being respectful or kind to people. I think people throughout the world try to do what they can. I just want to do my part to make the world a nicer place. At church, I get to use my child development training in teaching the 2-3 year-old nursery class. Keeping young toddlers busy for 2 hours every week is very challenging at times, but I find it to be very rewarding, too. Other things I try to do each month that are part of being a Mormon are 1) attend the temple, 2) visit my assigned sisters that I watch over, and 3) sign up for feeding the missionaries once a month.