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Hi I'm Brianna

I am a native Californian. I plan Disney vacations. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an avid traveler. I once saw a bumper sticker that said, "I majored in vacation," and had to know where to purchase it. I love movies and worked in the film & TV industry for 5 years. I am an absolute Disney fanatic and even met my husband while working for the mouse a number of years ago. I love to make homemade bath products and strolling through farmers markets. If I could afford to, I would live on the beach in a heart-beat. But most of all, I love being a mom. It's a new role for me, but I absolutely love every precious moment I have with our son. He is the joy and sunshine in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

After months of studying, prayer, and questions, I received the most beautiful, heart-piercing affirmation of truth from my Father in Heaven. I will never forget the day when I knelt in prayer and asked God if it were all true. Was the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints the full, restored gospel of Jesus Christ? I received a resounding and definitive YES. Never before had my soul been stirred and my prayers been answered like it was that quiet afternoon on my apartment floor. I was just a college kid at the time. I was raised Christian, but had never belonged to any one particular faith. I had Mormon friends growing up. They were some of the most genuine and honest people I knew. Now here I was, kneeling on the floor, and my world had been rocked by the loving still small voice of the Holy Ghost. My journey into this faith was not, by any means, easy or hasty. I asked dozens of questions, was challenged by friends and family, had to overcome personal challenges and even took the missionary discussions twice. On the day of my baptism, those worries, challenges and burdens melted away. My family, none of them members of the church, were there to support me, even though at the time, some were not entirely sure if I had made the right decision. But even they have seen the difference that decision has made in my life. My heart was filled with joy and peace that day. I know that God loves me. I know that He sent His only begotten son, Jesus Christ, to die for my sins that by Him and through Him, I might return to live with my Father in Heaven. My faith is my anchor in life. It has lifted me up during times of joy and it has carried me through some very difficult times. Becoming Mormon was a defining moment in my life if not THE defining moment. It has shaped my character and molded me into the person I never quite imagined I could be. Life will always be a work in progress. But with the Lord at my side, I know I can accomplish anything and great will be my joy.

How I live my faith

I strive to attend church every Sunday. This sometimes means dragging a sleepy husband out of bed. I visit several ladies from church each month to visit, see how they are doing, serve them in any way I can, and share a message with them. I am blessed to serve in the presidency of the women's organization of our church. Through that calling, I have met some truly amazing women and have been inspired by them in so many ways. Our home is our sanctuary from the world. As a family, we do our best to have family prayer, study the scriptures, and live our lives according to the teachings of Christ. We love having friends over for meals and movie-watching. We want them to always feel at-home, comfortable, and welcome.