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Hi I'm Rachel Stoughton

I am a sister, an opera singer and a lover of literature. I'm a happy Mormon.

About Me

I am a California girl dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and truth. I recently graduated from college with a double major in Vocal Performance and Music Education. It is my passion to perform and I truly enjoy singing opera. I am the only girl in a family of three boys who love making music and laughing together. I have the most fun when I animatedly read stories for my little cousins. I am currently serving as a missionary in Sweden Stockholm Mission for 18 months and love it!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a strong Mormon family and grew up knowing the truths of the gospel but I am a Mormon because I personally believe the doctrine to be true . I am Mormon not only because I have a testimony of Jesus Christ our Savior but because I strive to live each day of my life in honor of my Redeemer Jesus Christ. I do this by serving others. This gospel is a gospel of selfless service and love for others. I am Mormon because I am truly happy when I learn of Jesus Christ and feel the warm comfort of the spirit in my heart. I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by waking up every morning remembering my Savior and what He has done for me. When I read the words of God contained in the Book of Mormon and Holy Bible I am reminded how much my Heavenly Father loves His children. When I pass people in the streets and look into their eyes I see the truth in the statement that God loves each of us and we really are the most important thing to Him. I love to serve people and when I do this I think of how Jesus Christ had such compassion to serve us and give His life for us. He asks us to show our love to Him by serving others. Attending church strengthens my faith and brings me peace and happiness as I . When I read my scriptures and pray every morning and night I feel the spirit throughout my day which puts a smile on my face even when life gets hard. Scripture Study is a major blessing in my life that gives my day a feeling of new discovery and adventure to discover the mysteries of our Heavenly Father.