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Hi I'm Raechel

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My Name is Raechel, I was born and raised in California. I recently graduated from Brigham Young University in Idaho, with a Bachelor degree in Social work. My ultimate career goal is to become a clinical therapist. I love swimming and music. I have been swimming competitively for 11 years. 50 and 100 yard freestyle are my strokes, but I like butterfly too! I love singing and I “try” to write music. I have recently been learning how to play the ukulele. I am in a family of nine! One older brother, one younger sister, 2 step sisters, and 2 half brothers all of which I love very much! I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and that is me!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church, but I am still a convert. I relied on the faith of my parents and family until I was about 8 years old. At that time my mom left the church. From that point of my life and into my teenage years I knew I had to know the truth for myself. My dad’s motto was “study all, retain the good.” He not only supported me, but he encouraged me to study out different religions and learn the truth for myself. I went do different churches with friends, studied different religions and I came to the realization that ALL religions have some truth. The more I studied the more I believed that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints had the full truth. I prayed, I read The Book of Mormon, The Bible and The Doctrine and Covenants I studied the Gospel as much as I could and by time I was 14 I didn’t just believe the Church was true, I knew it. Today, I can bare testimony that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Days Saints is true; I would not, and cannot deny that it is true.

How I live my faith

It’s who I am! If I was not a member of the Church I would be a completely different person. I wake up every morning with the knowledge that I am a daughter of God! I know I have a purpose, where I came from and where I am going. This knowledge gives my life meaning, it gives me the desire to do my best everyday so that I can reach my potential. I live the Gospel by upholding my standards and trying to help as many people as I can.