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Hi I'm Rachel

I grew up in Meridian, Idaho. I'm a local soccer coach. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a junior at Boise State University. I'm majoring in Communication and am hoping to figure out exactly what I want to do with that soon. I coach soccer at my old high school and at a local club. I have been coaching for 3 years and I played soccer for 16 years as well. I even got a full ride scholarship to Regis University in Denver, Colorado. However, I sustained a career ending injury in my first season and moved back home to coach. I love movies, more specifically, I love old movies from 1939 to 1965. My favorite are the screw ball comedies like His Girl Friday and The Great Race.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. I was baptized at 8 and did all of the necessary things that we do in the church as a youth. I really didn't understand the importance of the gospel until I was in college. I was going through a rough time in my life and I don't think I would have made it through those problems without knowing that my Heavenly Father is always with me and loves me. I felt lost and all alone and it wasn't until I had no where else to go that I pulled out my scriptures again and read Joshua 1:9. It was the comfort I needed and the push given to me to seek out my Father in Heaven again and since then, I have come to understand His love more and His plan for us to be eternally happy. Everything good in this world is from Him and I know that now with all my heart. I try to give Him now my willingness to follow His commandments and, when I do, I feel the most peace and the purest of happiness.

How I live my faith

I'm a Sunday school teacher in my ward. I teach 9 and 10 year olds about the gospel and our church history. When I was a teen, I used to be involved with my young women's group and plan activities. I love when our church gets together and has holiday parties or make special treats for those who aren't as active and I try to help out as much as I can.