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Hi I'm Brook.

I'm a wife, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Brook. I love my family! I have been blessed with a wonderful husband of 38 years. Together we have two wonderful sons, & a darling daughter, daughters inlaw & the best son-inlaw ever. We have three adorable grandsons and 2 delightful little grandaughters, and our perfect angel Wren Michelle who was to perfect for this world. Our family is joy of our lives. I'm a retired mom. (Hmmm... I wonder if moms ever retire...?) Anyway, every once in a while I get called upon for my mothering skills from time to time. But for now I'm trying to get used to the idea of not mothering everyday. The Empty Nest thing is definitely a difficult change but I am slowly getting the hang of it. No matter how old my children are I worry about the choices they make and how those choices will affect their life. Only now I try to cover my mouth and pray for the best and let them live ther life and trust that they are in God's hands. I have faith that our children will be fine because we raised them well. I am so happy to be their mom!

Why I am a Mormon

I have always had a testimony of Jesus Christ. As a young girl I often studied the Bible on the lap of my great grandmother. She instilled in me a great love for my Savior Jesus Christ. She taught me how to pray. I felt her love for me and the love she had for Jesus Christ. I was twelve when my grandma passed away. It was very hard on me. I didn't know where I could go to talk about the things she taught me. It was at this same time that my life took a major change. My mother remarried and we moved to another state. I was trying to figure out where I fit into this new change. I started going to different churches. Finally when I was sixteen I went to church with some friends. It was the LDS church in my area. I sat there listening to the words that were being said and it touched me deep down inside. I felt that same feeling when my grandma used to talk to me about Jesus Christ. I found out answers to the questions I had wondered about. Like- Who am I? Why am I here? And, Where am I going when I die? I started to read the scriptures again. I couldn't get enough of them. I felt peace when I was with the members there. The teachings felt familiar as if I had heard them before. I took the missionary lessons in the home of a friend. My parents wouldn't allow me to get baptized until I was eighteen. So I studied the teachings that the Chuch of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints taught for a year and a half. In 1978 a week after my 18th birthday I was baptized a member of the church. I have been blessed with this decision ever since. I am so grateful for the joy the gospel gives me. I am so happy I listened to my heart and became a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My faith is who I am. It is part of me. I am who I am because of what I believe and the values I have. When I was baptized into the church I promised to take upon myself the name of Jesus Christ. Each day I try to be an example of Him in everything I do. Some days I do better than others, but I just continue to try to follow Jesus's example in the decisions I make and the way I live my life.