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Hi I'm Rachel

I live in Arizona. I'm a stay at home mom with four children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Southern California. I met my husband there. We moved to Arizona about six years ago and we love it here. I love to sing, play the piano, read, and enjoy my family. We have three girls and one boy. Our son was adopted from Korea and has been a perfect addition to our family.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints. My parents taught me the principles of the gospel as reality, because that is how they felt about it. When I reached the age of 10, I had the opportunity to listen to the missionaries teach the gospel to a family friend in our home. As I listened to them teach, I decided it was time for me to find out for myself if the church was true. I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to my Heavenly Father asking Him if it was true. I felt the warmest feeling of peace go through my entire body. I couldn't help but smile and cry at the same time. I knew it was true. The gospel became a reality to me. I have received peace and strength throughout my life as I have done my best to live its principles and follow my savior Jesus Christ. I love knowing that I can be with my family forever and that someday I can return to my Father in Heaven. The church has helped me through struggles and brought peace and joy to me throughout my life.

How I live my faith

As an adult, I have spent most of my time serving in the church working in the children's organization called the primary. I've helped teach them music, gospel principles, and taught them scripture stories and how to apply them to their lives. I've seen the joy that shines in their faces as they sing and learn about Jesus Christ. Those children strengthen me as they love the Lord and those around them so freely. I've also made a habit of volunteering several times a year in my children's elementary school. It's a great feeling knowing that I can be a part of their education and help the school in general.