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Hi I'm Rebecca

I'm a stay at home mom of four. I am a teacher. I am a baker. I have a degree in Theater. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

From childhood up until I started having children, I had the "theater bug." I loved to perform and did it often. I was always involved in a play or musical. After high school I attended BYU and majored in Theater Education. It was wonderful. When I turned 22 I decided to serve a mission for my church and was called to serve in Sao Paulo, Brazil. While serving there I learned so much about faith, perserverance, and gained a great love for the people. I served there full-time for 18 months. When I came home, I met my amazing husband. We fell in love and got married for time and all eternity. We have had four children who fill up our lives with energy, excitement, and love. We have one daughter and three boys. Our oldest son is autistic and we are learning so much from him. Up until recently I was making specialty cakes. I also teach singing lessons from my home. I enjoy reading, crafting, cooking, and laughing. Life is good.

Why I am a Mormon

Really the root of my faith comes from knowing that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me. I know that He loves all of his children all over the world. That knowledge changes everything. I believe that God still speaks to man through a Prophet and Apostles just as in ancient times. I have a sense of purpose. I know why I am here on the earth and what I need to do to return and live with that same loving Heavenly Father. I believe that I have been sealed to my husband not until 'death do us part' but forever. I am sealed to my children and through keeping the covenants I have made with God, I can have that family relationship for eternity. I lost my mom a few years ago. This loss is something I really can't describe. Her death is painful in so many ways. She was my best friend. But through it all, I know she exists. I know that she is still my mother and that I am still her daughter. I know that I will see her again. These family relationships, this sense of divine purpose, knowing that I am not alone is what fuels my testimony. My son has autism. I know that he is not broken. I know that he is loved by his Heavenly Father every bit as much as I do, more even. I have a testimony that he, and all of my children are a main reason that I am here on the earth. I have been blessed with the divine roll of motherhood and Mormonism helps me be the kind of mother that I know my Father in Heaven wants me to be. I know that I am a child of God. I know that the same church that Jesus Christ established on the earth in ancient times has been restored and is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

There really isn't a part of my life that isn't influenced by my faith. I teach music to the children in my church. The associations and friendships that I have made with people that have met in my church have been such a blessing! I am surrounded by people whom I respect and admire. I think the main way that I live my faith is by trying to approach everyone with the knowledge that they are my brother or sister. We are all children of the same loving Heavenly Father. We are family. I want to live my life in a way that my faith in Jesus Christ, and my love for him come shining out in my love for other people. I try to make this happen inside my home and out. I read the scriptures and have prayers with my husband and children, I visit women in my ward and try to help them, I take meals in for people who need them, I try in everything I do to show my love for my Heavenly Father.