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Hi I'm Rachel Taylor

My adventure began in the south climbing trees, swimming in creeks & catching fireflies. I welcome more adventure. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a fierce lover of all things living and breathing. The art of listening is my passion and how I come to love others. My family is the rock upon which I succeed and strive for better. My idea of fun is anything that gets the adrenaline pumping. Roller coasters, bungee jumping, whitewater rafting are some of the outlets that allow me to feel free. Tho nothing compares to the safe haven of an oak tree or the sound of a trickling creek. I graduated from the University of West Georgia and later had the amazing experience of marrying my best friend. Our differences balance the relationship and allow for learning opportunities. Family is so important and represents my ultimate drive in this life. If nothing else, I have family-the one I was born into. The one that nurtured me and drove me crazy. And now I have my own family with plans to add more in the future. What comforts me is that I know I will be with my family forever.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the faith but that doesn't mean life was easy or that we always chose to do the right things. It took me until the age of 21 to become truly converted in this wonderful gospel. By reading the Bible and the Book of Mormon, having a desire to learn more during Sunday lessons, serving others, and earnestly seeking to know the truth, I found the beauty and undeniable truth in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It is imperative that every member becomes truly converted and gains a personal testimony: I know that God lives. He loves each and every one of us no matter how we may disappoint Him. I know without a doubt that marriage done by the proper authority is sacred and eternal. Forever families are so very real. I know I will see my family after I leave this world. Death is not the end. Repentance is essential to returning to our Father in Heaven. Our Savior Jesus Christ has His hand outstretched for us to take it. The Holy Ghost guides us but we must listen to the still small voice and heed the promptings. There is a plan of happiness and Heavenly Father wants all of us to have true joy. He loves us, He knows us and He wants us to return to Him. I leave you my testimony in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I have had so many opportunities to serve in church. Among the leadership roles, I have been what is called a Relief Society President for the Fayetteville Young Single Adult Ward. Basically I was responsible for all of the sisters in my area but I had so much help.This Singles Ward was unique with fun activities and we came up with activities like lake trips, paint fights, dance lessons, sports, carnivals, and more. These events bring LDS young singles together in a common purpose. Some of the most spiritual people I have ever met are people my age because they have such strong testimonies of Christ. Now that I am married, my husband and I moved to a different area. He helps me live my faith by remembering to say daily prayers and read our scriptures. What I love about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is that the lessons, principles and beliefs are the same, just different people in another location. Now I am called as the Young Women's President in my area. I am responsible for all of our girls ages 12-18 and absolutely loving it. I learn so much from these strong and beautiful girls. The essentials like daily scripture study and prayer are the foundation of my testimony because they all testify of Christ. When I remind myself that He is our Savior, He inspires me to do good, to continue on the path of righteousness and to love one another.