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Hi I'm Rebecca Mecham

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Utah and Arizona. I am the wife to one sweet man. I have 3 children. I live in Poland.

About Me

As a young child I wanted a pack of sled dogs and a medical degree. I told my mother I would like to be burried one day in my soccer cleats and jeans. I was a tom boy. As I got older I decided that I would rather have a husband and children than sled dogs and I earned my degree in nursing. I have moved all over the United States with my husband and currently we live in Poland with our three children. I like to run, read, play the piano, ski, swim, listen to music of all kinds, garden, craft, travel, try new foods, make friends and visit with friends and family. I think the best sport to play is soccer. I love to watch baseball! Currently I am homeschooling my children. I like being involved in my community and keeping neighborhoods safe.

Why I am a Mormon

Though I was born into a family where both parents were already lifelong members of the LDS faith and I was raised being taught its core beliefs, I would have to say that my "true conversion" didn't come until I was a teenager. I had multiple moments in my life that built on my testimony. (Like the day I was baptized at 8 years old and my father told me that Heavenly Father was pleased with my decision to get baptized. The Holy Ghost witnessed the truthfullness of that to me with a burning inside that I will never forget.) However, as a teenager I had a bishop who told me that Heavenly Father knew who I was and that He desired that I know that he loved me. "He will not hold that information from you.", was his promise, "but you must ask." I found a quiet place and knelt down and I asked Heavenly Father if he knew me and if He loved me. In that moment I was completely encompassed with an undescribable love that has altered my opinion of myself and instantly changed my life. To know who I am, a daughter of the King of the universe, and where I came from and to have a personal relationship with the most High God changed everything! Heavenly Father has a personal interest in me and I know it. It makes me want be kinder, gives me more self control, and I find it easy to seek after things that will always make me happy. In return, people are kinder to me, I am able to make choices that come with good consequences and I am happy. It is a knowledge that blesses my marriage and my children, especially my daughter.

How I live my faith

I have always enjoyed participating in my wards and branch. They are a place where the relationships that I have with others have become dearest friendships. No matter where I go in the world, I find a friend in the ward or branch I am in. Many of those friendships have been made while serving in callings within the church. I played the piano for every meeting possible on Sunday and during the week when I lived in Florida. Sometimes I played for weddings and funerals of people I didn't even know in the community. Such a small thing brought me great pleasure! I have taught gospel lessons to the women and the young children but my favorite place to serve has always been with the youth aged young women of the church. They shine! They are so happy and full of life and promise! I have organized many camp events and youth service activities with them. Currently I live in a small branch. Here I have much more opportunity to serve among my friends. I teach two young boys Sunday lessons, play piano for meetings, teach the young single adults once a week outside of church and I even get to help make a bulletin each week! One of my favorite things to do is fix dinner for the missionaries of our church. They are always so happy and grateful! They bring a wonderful message each time they sit at our table. It is easy for me to live my faith. I always have a friend, somebody to call and something worth while to do! Serving others is a way to show love but its majical in a sense: While showing your love through service you feel accomplished and loved and build life long relationships that have debth to them. Life is more full!

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

Rebecca Mecham
We believe that because of the Savior's sacrifice, we will all be resurrected and then judged according to what we have done while in this life. We believe that Heavenly Father wants all of His children to return to live with Him but rewards us according to our obedience to His commandments. Those who lived worthy of His presence will live with Him and their families while those who do not will receive a reward according to what they did in this life. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Rebecca Mecham
We can come to know our Heavenly Father through prayer. I testify that Heavenly Father has every desire for us to know that He is aware of us and that He loves us. If we ask Him he will assure you that you are His. We can also come to know Him through scriptures. The Bible and the Book of Mormon along with words of the prophets and special witnesses. The Book of Mormon is another testimant of Him. It is a companion to the Bible. There is a promise that comes with the book. If you read it and ask in faith you will know it is truth. Just like our loving father wants us to know that he loves us, he also wants us to know who he is and how to return to live with him. There has never been a time where the world needed a prophet to lead us than today. Heavenly Father did not put us here to struggle on our own. We have a prophet who leads and guides us today and testifies of the reality of a loving Father in Heaven and his son, Jesus Christ. All of heavenly Father's creations testify of his love for us and his glory. Just look around and marvel at how he commanded each of these things to live, grow, move and exist. They all point towards an omnipotent God. Show more Show less