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Hi I'm Rachel

I grew up in California. I am serving as a missionary in the McAllen, Texas mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have completed about 3 years at BYU Idaho studying special education. I am very passionate about teaching children and being a part of their lives. I have five sisters and we are all really close with each other. I leave on a mission in 3 days to report to the Mexico training center and then the Texas, McAllen mission. I can't wait to be able to be an example and spread the word of God. I enjoy spending time with my family. I was on both swim team and water polo. I enjoy doing things that I am active in. I have rock climbed and that was fun. Although hard, it was worth it when I climbed to the top. I like doing outdoor activities, hiking, camping, doing things that help me get out and be active. I love to read and I always like to be out and about doing things.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and throughout my whole life I have known the Mormon church. I was able to gain a testimony through reading the scriptures, and listening to the words of the people in the church. I have been able to receive much guidance through reading the words of the scriptures and personally experiencing the blessings of Heavenly Father in my life. I have gained a testimony through seeing countless miracles and feeling the love of the Savior in my life.

How I live my faith

I am an active part of my ward. I have been back and forth from my ward home but I have been home from school for about 4 months and while preparing for my mission and working, I have had opportunities to teach primary, teaching children under 12, Sunday school, youth, and Relief Society, adult sisters, and I have really enjoyed it. I have been able to better my teaching abilities and see how I can improve. I am soon going to be a missionary where I'll be able to share the words of Christ with people and provide service.