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Hi I'm Rachel

I'm a cosmetologist, an auntie and a friend. I love cooking, singing, bonfires and dancing in the rain. Я мормонка.

About Me

I grew up in sunshiney Arizona, and I'm the seventh of nine kids. By the end of this year, I will have 31 nephews and nieces! I am one lucky auntie! I am doing college classes online, and I really love learning new things. In fall 2011, I got to go to Russia for 3 months to teach English to little children. I loved it there, and I love my little students! I grew to LOVE the Russian people. You can imagine my delight and gratitude, when I got called as a missionary, back to Russia, back to the people I love so much! My mission changed my life for the better, and I am thankful every single day for the opportunities I had as a missionary. Now, I work in a salon/ costume shop, and it is so much fun! I am blessed with having family and friends close to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but the reason that I am active member is that it makes me happy! It fills me up with love and joy and hope! I love this gospel. I love that we are lead by a modern day prophet who speaks with God. I love that no matter where I go in the world, there is the same church, the same truth, and the same Father who loves us all so much. I have come to know our Savior through the teachings of this Church, and He means so much more to me than some character from a book. He really does live, He's real. He knows every part of our hearts and understands the way we feel and what we need. He is my truest Friend, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints helps me to be closer to Him.

How I live my faith

I think that the thing that I like best about my self is my ability to love. When I see someone, even for the first time, I have a sense of how much they matter to Heavenly Father and I am overcome with love for them. Because I love people so much, I want to serve them, and help them to know that God is their Father who loves them. I want people to be happy. I know that God loves these people more than I can comprehend and I think that the best gift that I can give to Him is to serve and love His children in all the ways that I can. I live my faith by sharing my love.