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Hi I'm Rebekah Rae

I'm multifaceted. I have naturally curly hair. I'm a lover of words, people and experiences. Called to labor in Sendai Japan.

About Me

Physically I was born in Michigan, but my heart is indigenous to Utah's scenic drives. I have two brothers; musical backups and adventure sidekicks, a chic momma who can do anything, and a manly daddy, full of the worst dad jokes you ever heard. Ducks, white daisies, the human body, alternative music, rugby, the color gold, Christmas lights, the smell of rain, time spent in a boat's wake or on a mountaintop, the movie Tangled and quotes from Nacho Librè are in my opinion, things that make the world a better place. Two-a-day workouts and singing my own background music keeps me genki and going. My fashion sense is a triad of Bohemian, Classic, and soft tee shirts, though currently I'm strutting the sister missionary look. I attended Bingham High School, and graduated from Herriman High School. Registered as a Nursing Major, (though I have epic aspirations to learn economics, physics, business, real estate and the human psyche) I attended Brigham Young University for a short time, and received my Associate of Science Degree from Dixie State University. I've worked several professional capacities; Certified Nurses Assistant, both privately and in a facility; a mental health and geriatrics unit. Other stints include; sales rep for a skincare company and toying with the photography and film scene before being called work full time for The Lord. I have been called to labor in Sendai Japan, speaking (or at least pantomiming) the Japanese language until February of 2016.

Why I am a Mormon

Living my faith, means living BY faith. I don't have all the solutions to life's difficulties, but I trust that God does, and He will guide me as I ask because I am His dearly beloved child. Daily existence is full of choices and challenges, I prepare myself to face each day's mortal challenges by reading the word of God, (found in The Bible and The Book of Mormon) and constant prayer to my Father in Heaven. I often find myself offering up prayers at random times and odd places. God is always listening. Having a faith that is so neatly intertwined into my lifestyle, strengthens me, because the peaceful feelings I experience are refreshed and not just a distant memory of something I felt once and have to try to remember. Every day and every choice and every challenge is different. My faith, the teachings of Jesus Christ, also known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gives me a set of guidelines to live by that I have faith will result in an eternity of happiness. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages and inspires people to change. Just as a day is the addition of many small increments; seconds, minutes, and hours, a life time is many moments, and a "good life" is a summation of many small, good choices leading to good moments. The man in the arena,...who strives valiantly; who errs and comes up short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who if he wins knows the triumph of great achievements; and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. --Theodore Roosevelt

How I live my faith

Good question. I was born to devout parents, but as the independent, spirit I am, when I came of age, I realized I could decide for myself whether or not "being a Mormon" would be a centre of my life. There is an old Indian legend that goes "inside each of us are two wolves that are always fighting. One is kind, obedient, courageous, honest, and hard working. The other is angry, cowardly, deceitful and lazy." The question is, "which wolf wins?" The answer is, "the one you choose to feed." I determined, the first wolf, the 'good' wolf is truly my core personality. The outside influences of the second wolf are constantly battling to overtake my natural good, but I have discovered that the teachings of Jesus Christ, as taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spur on and nourish my own inner goodness. I am more myself when I follow the church's teachings. The gospel is liberating to a free spirit.