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Hi I'm Rachel

I am a mother of 4 little children. I am a Home Economics Teacher. I am a return missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mom of four young children - two of which are twins. I like to paint anything in my house that will stay still, work in the yard, shop, and sew. Most of all, I love spending time with my family. I have taught as a teacher in 3 high schools, served a mission in the Phillipines, and someday narrow down my interests so I know what to be when I grow up.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. My parents instilled in me a love of learning the gospel. As a child I loved to read the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I like see real life in the stories of the gospel. I love to see the connections to the Savior. I love to read the history of the ancient prophets to those of modern times, and learn from their struggles, their questions, and their visions. Through my personal study and the work serving in the church, I am amazed at the plan of our Heavenly Father. This is His church and He has a work to do. I am thankful to be a part of that work. I thoroughly enjoy discussing it with my spouse, teaching it to my children and others, and living it with peace and joy in my heart.

How I live my faith

Joseph of Egypt has always been a hero of mine. I want to be just like him. As a child I was obedient to my parents, did well in school, served a mission, received a degree in a well known university, and taught in the local high schools. Within the church I have accepted invitations to teach the children, young women, adult women, and make monthly visits to sisters in our local area. I always talk to people about my membership and enjoy learning what others believe.

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Rachel
Church services are offered on Sunday only, and last 3 hours long. Church is a place to take the sacrament, go to classes, and have opportunities to serve other members in the assigned ward. Church worship is open to anybody and everybody. The temple on the other hand is for worthy members who have been interviewed. It is a place to perform sacred ordinances for the living and the dead. These ordinances allow families to be sealed for time and eternity. Temple worship can be done any day of the week, except for Sunday and sometimes Monday. It lasts for 1-2 hrs. Show more Show less