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Hi I'm Rebecca Carroll

Called to Serve in the Arkansas Little Rock Mission. I am a daughter of God. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love this church! It defines who I am and what I choose to do. I graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho, to make a difference in the lives of others. I love sports, reading, the arts and a plethora of other things. I love to try new things and to meet people. I am happy and look forward to the future with faith. I have been called to serve in the Arkansas Little Rock Mission!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member all my life, but that doesn't mean that I have it easy. I had to become converted as well. I am LDS because I want to be. I have chosen to pray, study and find out for myself that this church is true. I am grateful that I have, for it has given me blessings that I wouldn't have received any other way. I have a testimony of this gospel. It is true. The principles and doctrines speak volumes of truth, they speak of peace and of comfort. Life is extremely difficult, but with this gospel it makes it bearable, and it makes it worth it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday of my life. I try to continually be an example to those around me, so they can see that I truly live what I know. I live my faith by reading my scriptures, praying and doing acts of service. I go to the temple every week to feel of my Savior's love and to do service. I live my faith by not doing things that are contrary to LDS beliefs, for I know that there are those around me that are always watching, and I don't want to disappoint my Heavenly Father, them or myself.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Rebecca Carroll
Latter Day Saint women are vital to the Plan of Salvation that our Father in Heaven and His Son Jesus Christ brought together for us. One of the leaders of the Church, Elder Cook, said of us women, "God placed within women divine qualities of strength, virtue, love, and the willingness to sacrifice to raise future generations of His spirit children." We have the important role of raising these children along with a husband and father that we bring into the world to become leaders, examples and followers of Christ. An amazing talk that you can read is by Elder Cook entitled "LDS Women Are Incredible!" Here is the link for it http//lds.org/general-conference/2011/04/lds-women-are-incredible?lang=eng Latter Day Saints do believe in equality of men and women. We have the same knowledge of the gospel, we learn and grow together. There are some differences though. In this church the men receive priesthood power, which is Christ's power. Their role is to use that power for good, to do acts of service and to do the will of the Lord. Women do not have this priesthood, but we support this power. We have other roles that are solely for us women. We have the obligation to nurture and care for the children that we bring in this world. But we are to work together as equal partners in these sacred responsibilities. More can be read here on the roles of men and women in this church http//lds.org/family/proclamation?lang=eng Show more Show less