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Hi I'm Bridget

I'm a writer. I'm an outdoor enthusiast. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest in a family of all girls. I have always loved writing and reading, and am pursuing a career with writing. I have also grown up loving art, something I attribute to my father and his love and talent for art. I enjoy photography, painting, and drawing. Given the choice, I would prefer to always be outside doing something, whether it's playing a sport, particularly tennis, or enjoying the outdoors while reading a book. I have attended college for 2 and a half years. I have been a member of the LDS church my entire life, of which I am so grateful. Truly, this church and the gospel of Jesus Christ has been the one thing that has sustained my throughout my life and the trials I've faced. I know it is true, and there has been nothing else that has brought me greater peace and joy in my life than being a member of this church.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Mormon church. I grew up attending church, but that is not why I am a Mormon. Growing up, I was taught the doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and as I got older, I desired to know for myself whether or not what I was being taught is true. I studied the doctrines, I read the Book of Mormon, and I prayed to my Father in Heaven to ask Him if what I was reading and being taught was true. My answer did not come right away, but the more I continued to attend church and study the scriptures, I constantly had a feeling of peace. I prayed to my Father again, telling Him of the feelings I was experiencing, and the thought entered into my heart and mind that 'you have always known it is true'. I knew that was my answer from God, and ever since, there has never been a doubt in my mind that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true and complete gospel of Jesus Christ on the earth today. I continue to live His gospel because I love it, I love Him, and I cannot turn my back on something that I know is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by accepting and striving to magnify the assignments that are extended to me in my church. I strive to be diligent in my visiting teaching assignments, and to truly love and care for the women I teach. I live my faith by striving to keep the commandments that God has given each of us, to show that I trust Him that these commandments are for our benefit and that I love Him. I work to go about doing good as my Savior, Jesus Christ, did while on this earth. Truly, the way that I live my faith is by doing and acting on what I know to be true and right every day, no matter how hard it may be or how strange it may seem. I know what is right, and I will follow the example my Savior set for me, for each one of us.