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Hi I'm Linda Brooks

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Linda. I am a wife and a home school mother of two. I enjoy reading, quilting and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born the daughter of a Catholic mother and a Baptist father. We didn't go to church when I was a child but I always had a desire and a drive to go. I attended many churches growing up either attending with friends or walking to the nearest church regardless of the denomination. I always felt there was something missing; like a puzzle you put together only to discover a few pieces were lost and it left your picture incomplete. When I was 13 I learned about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I realized that although my parents didn't attend church many of the things my father taught me helped prepare me for the gospel. I remember being very young when he would pose the question to visiting preachers about the people in America and why they didn't have prophets and why wasn't there a prophet on the earth today. He would ask what would happen to people who died without knowing about Jesus Christ. The answers he got didn't satisfy him and he wouldn't join their churches. These are just a few of the questions I then asked the missionaries. After studying with the missionaries, reading the Book of Mormon and prayer I developed a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and I wanted to be baptized. With my parents blessing I became a Mormon. I know that the Holy Ghost is the true teacher. As we study the scriptures and pray for answers we will receive them through the Holy Ghost. The Book of Mormon is truly the world of God and anyone with a sincere desire may know this. The Holy Ghost will testify of truth. We only need to study and pray to find this out for ourselves.

How I live my faith

I strive each day to live the gospel as taught to us by our Savior Jesus Christ. I am human and make mistakes but each day is a new opportunity to try again. We attend church each week as a family and spend time together daily reading and discussing scriptures and how we can better follow Christ's example. I serve in the church as an early morning seminary teacher. Each school day morning I meet at 6:30 with a group of teenagers and we study the scriptures and develop our testimonies together.