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Hi I'm Rachel

I was born in DC and grew up in Colorado.I love being outside. I love dancing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently finishing up my Associates of Arts in hopes to transfer to a school with a Music Therapy program. I am a big sister and a daughter. I grew up with my mom and was adopted by my step-dad when I was ten. I used to be a dancer until I fell and blew out my knee. I have since realized that I want to help people over come different types of problems with music and therapy.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 18, I began to have some problems with the church I was attending. I began to feel that there was a church that I would connect better with and have a doctrine I agreed with. I went to several churches and could not find one I fully connected with. I grew up around members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, so I decided that I would go to church with one of them. The second I walked in the building I could feel so much love for one another and was welcomed with a warm embrace. I then agreed to meet with the missionaries. I was unsure at first so I prayed to my Father in Heaven and had an over whelming feeling of comfort about the church. As I was taking the lessons from the missionaries so many of my concerns and questions were answered and I agreed to be baptized. I was baptized on September 11, 2010. I have never felt so welcome in a church and so grateful to find His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving the sisters in my ward, or congregation, as the compassionate service leader. This is such an amazing calling because I am able to get to know all of the sisters in my ward. I also visit a few of the sisters a month. During this time I get to share a spiritual message with them and help them in any way they stand in need of. I also read my scriptures daily and pray to my Father in Heaven.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are similar to women outside of the church, however we do hold ourselves to a higher standard of living, by dressing more modestly and only having one set of earrings. The Church believes that men and women are equal in the eyes of the Lord. Show more Show less