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Hi I'm Rebekah Douglas

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am your average young adult, trying to work and go to school. I received my associates degree (in English) before taking a break to work and save up in order to pay for the rest of my education (eventually I want to be a teacher or professor, maybe a writer?). And that's where I am at right now, working and in between schooling. Education is something very important to me. I love reading and learning new things - I am kind of a geek! However, I can't go too long without a social life... I enjoy being active and social, getting out there and participating in life, just having fun! I like to say I'll try anything at least once, I mean, what's life without a little adventure and spontaneity? My family is very important to me, as well. Some of my best friends just happen to be some of my siblings. Don't get me wrong - it's hasn't always been that way and my family has it's own share of problems (like every family does) - but my family plays a very close and central role in my life. I'm just your average girl, living life to the fullest, and trying to be the best kind of person I know how to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I seek truth. Thus far in my life, I have come to know that I believe in Jesus Christ as my Savior and Redeemer. I know that being a Mormon allows me to best follow His example and understand and obey His teachings. Being a Mormon means that I am a member of His church, just as it was instituted during His earthly ministry in the New Testament. I am a Mormon because I seek answers. As a Mormon, I understand where I came from, why I am here, who I am, and where I am going. I am a Mormon because I love God. I am a Mormon because I love my family. Even when life gets hard, I know that God loves me, that my Savior loves me, and that I can make it through. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I know I can be the best and happiest me. I am a Mormon because I choose to be happy.

How I live my faith

My faith makes me who I am, it is an integral part of my day-to-day life. I guess, in a nutshell, I live my faith by doing my best to be like my Savior, Jesus Christ. Some days are better than others, some whole weeks are better than others, too. But life is about making mistakes, trying to learn from them, getting back up and being better than you were before. That's how I live my faith. (And attending church on Sunday each week definitely helps. On good days, attending church is how I recenter, refocus, and reassess my life - it's like hitting that refresh button just before the start of a new week! I can get a dose of that refresh daily when I pray or read my scriptures, too. Pretty awesome stuff!)