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Hi I'm Rebecca

I grew up in Georgia and Idaho, I'm a student at BYU-I. I love my family and know how important they are. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a student at BYU-I and I love the school so much. I enjoy a lot of things; I love being outside, I feel at peace when I'm out in nature. I love my family, they impact my life in so many ways. I enjoy playing basketball, football, volleyball, frisbee, swimming and many other activities. I enjoy animal science and exercise science. I enjoy hanging out with friends, they bring so much joy to me. I'm usually shy at first but I enjoy talking a ton face to face and I love getting to know knew people. I love children and I come from a big family with lots of little kids so I love hanging out with them too. I served a LDS Mission in Bolivia, Cochabamba and I returned in October of 2015. I love the people of Bolivia and serving the Lord has blessed my life for now and I know it will bless me for the future.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings joy to my life. I know that family is important for Heavenly Father's plan, and without them I would be lost. They bring so much joy in my life and I want my family to live up to the standards of the church. I know that Joseph Smith is a true prophet and that he restored our church, he translated the Book of Mormon, which the the truest book that we have on earth today. By reading the Book of Mormon our questions will be answered and we will be shown what to do in our lives. I know that we have a living prophet on earth today, Thomas S. Monson, and that the Lord speaks through him for us so that we can know what we are supposed to do. I am so happy and proud to be Mormon, I would be lost and alone if I didn't have the gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always living the commandments. Everyday I think to myself if I'm struggling with anything that doesn't live up to my standards I fix it. I help with the community, I've been involved with projects around my community from cleaning the tennis courts, to helping put together a game for children at a library night. I have been in charge of the young women in my church and helped plan activities and help the other girls in the ward. I have been in charge of the youth for the stake, and helped plan activities to do together and help lift each other up. I have done visiting teaching before; I go out and meet with people I'm assigned to and make sure they are doing okay and if they need any help with anything. A quote from, The Continuous Atonement, that I love is "God does not need our confession; we need to confess. Sin is wrong, but covering it up makes it worse because the only sins the Atonement can't reach are the unconfessed ones.... Confession makes problems a part of our past, while lying makes them a part of our future." Through the Grace of Jesus Christ we can be saved as we try our best and repent each day. Grace is the means by which we can return to our Father. We will all be resurrected and return to our Father in Heaven, this is a Grace from Christ given to us. We have all accepted to come to this earth and after to be resurrected, but where we will live for eternity depends on us. Christ has his arm stretched out for us, but we have to do the work to grab onto his hand. Christ has provided for us and the means to be forgiven, but we have to do our part and work for it. Grace is everything that Christ has already done for us.