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Hi I'm Alain Brett

I love my family so much, love how the Savior's Atonement can work in my life every day, and love spreading His hope and love.

About Me

Growing up in the Deep South of the United States, I enjoyed a large, diverse, and absolutely crazy family who taught me so much about life and love, and I love them all! I love the gift and responsibility of living on this earth. I love being outside, boating, biking, jet-skiing, hiking, camping, cooking, fishing, family history, and people. I believe in lifelong learning and teaching. I find in both a passion. It seems as I understand more, I seek for more understanding. I have unknowingly been trained for this time in my life, my whole life. Being married for over 35 years is just the start of a life together with the man I want to spend eternity. Being a mother and sharing in the creation and rearing of our children with him is the greatest of God's gifts to me. And grandbabies--how I love them, love giving dear sweet hugs and getting their love in return. I'm a writer, a missionary through and through, a closet anthropologist, a wife, mother and grandmother in a family I am so blessed to be a part...and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Raised in a single-parent home where we did not attend church, I rarely attended at all, but when I did, it was to visit many different churches I could reach on foot or bike, or with extended family and friends who would take me with them. I was baptized into the Mormon church for my Grandmother's sake. I studied the scriptures I was given often; the Children's Bible and the Book of Mormon Stories for Young Latter-day Saints, then the KJV Bible, and a Book of Mormon. Life began to be more clear to me and at 16, I decided to "be" a Mormon. Being raised by a multitude of people in varying degrees of goodness and evil, I had many gaps in understanding about life and people and God. I had previously learned by the example of others. I soon realized there was more to be learned by prayer, study, hope, and faith. As a wife and mother, and much trial and error, I drew closer to the truths I continually learned about my faith. I decided to commit to the Lord more fully, and in doing so felt the Savior's love for me. I began to know and understand people as beloved children of God. As the world began to fill with those who had lost their way, I knew this was a saving grace. Overcoming adversity and human weakness, I learn and grow every day. I love more and feel loved more through prayer, studying scripture, and by practicing love. The Lord's plan of happiness is love, and His love encompasses everything. He desires each of us to be truly, perfectly, deeply happy.

How I live my faith

It is my greatest desire to pass in and out of this life on earth absorbing and sharing everything edifying and uplifting with others. None of us know what another is going through; if I am the one person who speaks to someone on any given day, I want that moment to be a window to heaven and happiness, a window into the Lord's love and saving grace for us all. It is an ongoing test and trial for me to grow and learn how to become like Christ that I might share His light. I'd love to help fill in the gaps for others as they were filled in for me. I get to visit with a few women each month to share a Gospel message and a little bit of love. I get to visit a few people with my husband each month too and watch as he brings that same blessing into their home. I get to share and mentor and learn with others of my faith through several wonderful programs, Pathway, Self-reliance, and CES online school. I have been blessed in my relationships with those who desire to share in wisdom and understanding. I have come to know there is truth in righteousness in whatever packaging it comes when wrapped with the pure love of Christ.

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Alain Brett
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; politically neutral, strong on family values--not polygamous, free to choose liberal or conservative consequences. Show more Show less