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Hi I'm Rebecca

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a student in college and trying my hardest to stay on top of everything. I love my family more than anything! I have a sister who is 15 months older than me who has Downs Syndrome. Her and I are so close and being away from her while I'm off at college is so incredibly hard. She's taught me to embrace the world around me and to love erveryone around me unconditionally. I love singing and was blessed to be in school choirs for the last 5 years and to take voice lessons as well. I did cross-country in high school and gained a love for running during that time. I also love to laugh and joke. I get that trait from my dad.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a home of LDS parents and was taught their values from a very young age. But as I got older I wanted my own testimony so I prayed and read the Book of Mormon to know for myself. I read the whole Book of Mormon, cover to cover, when I was 12. I received strong confirmation that it's teachings are true and it was written for the benefit of the people alive on this earth today. My testimony of the scriptures has only increased over the last seven years as I have never missed a day of reading from the scriptures. As I've committed to do that, I've been blessed more than I'll ever know or comprehend. I've grown closer to my Savior as well as my Father in Heaven and have learned what it is that they would have me to do in my life. Although I was born into this religion, I've chosen for myself to be a member and have never regretted that decision.

How I live my faith

My calling in church is to make sure that the other women in my ward are being visited each month by their visiting teachers (other women assigned to teach gospel principles to certain women each month and to be a strength and support when needed). It is so important that all of the women are getting taught and that they know they are not alone and that they're loved. I myself am a visiting teacher as well and love getting to know the women I teach better. I have learned to love them and have been blessed to see God's love for them also. I participate in my community by serving at Special Olympic sports activities. I love the people there and the enthusiasm and vigor for life that they have--even though their lives are less than ideal. God's love for them is evident in their countenances.