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Hi I'm Rachel Bradshaw

I'm from Arizona. I'm a missionary. I love to learn, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up I loved to be outdoors and still cherish the chances I get to be outdoors. I love, love, love hunting and shooting. I love to play tennis, but I don't always have the opportunity as much as I would like. I enjoy the time that I have to be with my family and am grateful that our relationship is close. My family is everything to me. I have 7 sisters and 4 brothers. I have 21 nieces and nephews (and counting!), and I love them to pieces. I have been able to work as a Dental Assistant for a short time and loved the opportunity to serve others and interact with people from all walks of life. I am a huge football fan-my team is Alabama: CRIMSON TIDE! I do love to watch football in general, though I would always vote against LSU. I am now serving a mission in the Canada Toronto Mission. I love Canadia! (though I do have to admit I can't accept the fact that candy bars here are called chocolate bars.) I couldn't imagine myself doing anything else than serving the Lord. Having the privilege to see the gospel touch the lives of others is something that I will never forget. I know that the experiences that I gain on my mission will be able to help me throughout the rest of my life long after I return home, and I know that missionary work is and always has been a huge part of who I am. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is who I am, and I am grateful for it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a proud member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All throughout my life I have been so grateful to be a member of the church. The Gospel has brought so many blessings and such peace and happiness in my life that I would have never known if it weren't for the teachings of the Savior, which are in the scriptures, and the example that He is. I am so grateful for how much the Gospel is apart of me, and the knowledge that I have of Jesus Christ, the opportunity I have to be a good person and improve each day, and the opportunity that I have to return to our Father in Heaven. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I choose to be, and I choose to follow the standards and the principles.

How I live my faith

I was raised in the gospel, and that is how I live my faith-the way my parents raised me to. I did my best to listen to the guidance and the counsel of my parents. They, on a regular basis, taught my brothers and sisters and myself how to follow the example of Jesus Christ. The best way that they did this was in what they did. They, without fail, would live the gospel so valiantly regardless of what others-members or not-were doing. I am so grateful for their example. They would read their sciptures everyday. They would say prayers with us, and then they would show us to pray personally also. I owe everything to my Father and my Mother. They showed me that it is through the Atonement of Jesus Christ that we are able to return to our Father in Heaven. They taught me to confide everything in the Lord.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Rachel Bradshaw
Sometimes it just takes the straight forward speech by a prophet of God. In Mormon 9:1-3 Moroni reminds me that all things are continually before the Lord, and that those who refuse to open their eyes will one day see His face and know that He is God. The answers are there, you just have to go find them. Show more Show less