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Hi I'm Rachel Crane

I am a devoted wife and mother who enjoys all things living and historical reenacting with my family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the mother of 3 children and the wife to a veterinarian. I grew up in a little rural town and now live in a bit bigger of a town, but with a small town feel. I work at home taking care of my family, yard, and home, although I am a high school biology teacher. I love to sew, quilt, do yard work, learn about history and living things around us, and I am a civil war reenactor. My sweet little family is the most important part of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a very dominant LDS town and was taught as a young girl that Jesus Christ is our Redeemer and that we should live the Golden Rule. I am thankful for the knowledge I learned as a young girl, but I did not come to my own true religious conclusions until my college years. Being out on your own makes one really figure themselves out and know what is their very own; not borrowed from parents, grandparents, or neighbors. That is what happened to me; I found out for myself that I really did love and need Jesus Christ, that I really did love and belief the Book of Mormon, that I really did know that we have a living prophet today who guides those that listen, and that I really did want to live the kind of life that would allow me to return to Him and be with my family for all eternity.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving my children and husband in doing day to day things to help them learn and grow. I try to teach them to love one another and to live each day with Jesus in their hearts. I live my faith by being a good neighbor and by serving in my childrens' school. I live my faith by visiting and taking care of the older ladies in my neighborhood. I live my faith by visiting with the families in our neighborhood and getting to know them and what their needs may be. We have a great neighborhood with many fun get togethers where friendships are made and strengthened. I live my faith by trying to live as He would have me live.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Rachel Crane
We believe that the family unit is the fundamental and most important unit in society and in the eternities. God sent us to earth to live in families and to learn and grow from the family unit. We believe families can continue after this life if we remain true and faithful now to the teachings we know are true and bring us closer to our Savior. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Rachel Crane
Faith is knowing or believing without having to know all the details, explanations, or evidence. We can have faith in God the Eternal Father and also in Jesus Christ even though we have not personally seen them. We can have faith that the Book of Mormon was truly written by ancient prohets even though we have not seen those prophets of God etching their alphabet into plates made of gold. We can have faith that if we attend church we will be blessed without knowing what those blessings might be or how they will come to us. We can have faith by simply doing. Doing what we know we should do and having faith that it will all turn out well for us. We don't have to know everything, all the details, before we do something. We can have faith and take that first blind step to something better, and that something better can be faith in our Savior Jesus Christ and also faith in the plan God has for each of us. Show more Show less

What is the Relief Society?

Rachel Crane
The Relief Society is the organization formed for the ladies of the church to serve others and take care of those in need. I am a member of the Relief Society. I have served others and I have benefitted many times from others service to me and my family. We are a sisiterhood of love and laughter. Show more Show less