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Hi I'm Rachel Jardine Demartin

I'm a foodie. I love art & design. I'm trilingual. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! I’m glad you took a minute to check in on me. I am a proud 3rd generation Washingtonian by birth and an Italian Citizen by marriage. People ask me ALL the time how I met my Italian husband. I like to tell them, “I was in Venice on a Study Abroad & he was my gondola rower. When he saw me & I saw him...and the music was playing...we just knew.” People LOVE that story but it’s not all true;) While he was born and raised in Italy, we met while finishing our undergrad's at BYU. I am a full time mom to three. A part time photographer (racheldemartin.com). A sous chef for my husband’s Italian dinner menus. A cheese maker. A member of a cooking club. I love fashion & all things design. A member of many book clubs. Training for a triathlon. Fluent in three languages and looking to learn Chinese. And a return missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born Mormon and I have stayed Mormon because I know it is true. My great grandmother, Sarah, was born in a covered wagon as the Pioneers crossed the plains to Utah. When I was a little girl, the courage of my ancestors left me awe inspired. But now, as a mom to three young children, I realize that living up to what I know to be true takes courage too. It isn’t only the big events of life that form us into who we are but everyday living. I am a Mormon because it brings happiness and peace to my life everyday.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by persistently believing that each one of us are all doing the best we can. It's the little moments in life that make us who we are and show us what we really believe. I live my faith by trying to understand others...even amid morning drop off at school;) I know we are ALL God’s children & that each person is just as important as the person next to them. I believe to follow Christ’s example and be Christian means to live with love in our hearts for those around us & treat them as we would want to be treated. The kindness and gentleness we can show to others even in the most trying times are the real successes of life that I treasure.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Rachel Jardine Demartin
God wants each one of His children to know for themselves the truth. He wants us to know truths independent of what anyone else tells us. For this reason, He tells us in His scriptures to ask Him and He will answers our prayers. If we really want to know and we are not afraid, He will answer us in a way we can know the truth for ourselves. It is these witnesses from God that are the bases of testimony. And we can each have one. Show more Show less