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Hi I'm Rachael

I'm a Mother of 5, stay-at-home-mum, business woman and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live on the edge of a coastal town in North Wales, United Kingdom. After spending my younger years chasing my dream as an actor and performer I realised that chasing fame was the wrong focus for me. I determined that marriage, followed by embracing the divine role of motherhood should be my priorities. I married the man of my dreams at the age of 20 in the London, England LDS Temple on 8th April 2000. I am now the mother of 5 wonderful children. I have been fortunate enough to have worked in the Theatre / Media industry since the year 2000 and in 2010 I set up my own successful business - an actors agency from my "kitchen table". This has meant that I can be available for my children at all times whilst choosing my own hours of work. I believe all of my richest blessings have been bestowed for always striving to live a virtuous life and encouraging others to do the same, whether they are religious or not.

Why I am a Mormon

Raised in the LDS church from birth by my parents who both converted from other religions - Catholicism and Hinduism. Mormon because it is the only faith that answers all of my questions as well as blessing my family in this life and the life to come. I have had wonderful priesthood experiences with family and church leaders and enjoyed seeing the promises mentioned in my patriarchal blessing (a specific blessing that is recorded on the records of the church) being fulfilled which has greatly strengthened my testimony in the process. I have had many sacred moments that have left an indelible impression on my spirit so that I could never deny that God is real and that Jesus Christ is our Saviour and Redeemer. Being a committed Mormon has made me a better person in all aspects of my life. I have a great respect for all religions thanks to my extended families example and the opportunity to research and gain a stronger understanding of other faiths through the LDS institute programme. I am happy to discuss all aspects of the gospel with anyone seeking to learn more about living a Mormon lifestyle. I urge anyone who reads this, who may not yet have had a conversion, to find a quiet moment; and to pray, beginning with the words "Dear Heavenly Father" and then wait and listen to your heart before asking for answers to your questions. End your prayer by saying the words "in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen". I promise you prayer is a powerful companion for us to communicate with the heavens.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying and studying the scriptures daily, these include the King James version of the bible and also the Book of Mormon. I attend church on a weekly basis and currently serve in the Young Women's programme supporting the 12-17 year old girls. I have enjoyed serving among the various auxiliaries within the programmes of the church, but most notably the 2 years service as a seminary teacher, spending time with the youth studying gospel topics and giving presentations. I also attend other social events organised by the church for families and regularly volunteer in humanitarian efforts (Known as Mormon Helping Hands) as well as local projects organised by the church in our local community. I strive to live my faith by loving all no matter what religion or creed. I try to behave in such a way that people will know that I am a believer in Jesus Christ and will want to be around me because of the happiness and joy that radiates from my very core.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Rachael
We believe that the bible contains true accounts of the saviours ministries. Everything in the bible relating to Jesus Christ we believe to be true. There are some areas of the bible that have been "Lost in translation" so we only support the doctrine that has been translated correctly. Show more Show less