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Hi I'm Britt

I'm an Athletic Trainer, I grew up on Guam, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When I was in elementary school my family and I moved to Guam. I lived there until I graduated high school. During high school I was able to be an exchange student in Germany for a year. Through college I also had the opportunity of living in Austria and Korea, and visiting many of the surrounding countries. These experiences helped me develop a love of languages, and a love for travel. I enjoy the outdoors, I enjoy learning about other cultures and really immersing myself into cultures that are entirely foreign to me. I have been married for one year and my husband and I both have a desire to travel to and live overseas. I believe that learning about and trying to understand other cultures and traditions helps us understand people and habits more thoroughly and helps dissolve prejudices and conflicts. I went to college in the United States and have a degree in Athletic Training. I currently work as a Certified Athletic Trainer at a sports rehab clinic, as well as at a high school. I love to run, I love to be silly, I love to sing and dance for fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have sought for truth and this is where I've found it. I think that everyone, either consciously or subconsciously has a desire for spiritual truth. Does God exist? Does He love me? etc. I too have had that desire. Though I grew up Mormon, there came a point when I had to decide whether I was going to continue living my life as such, or whether I was going to take a different route. I was taught early on that if I wanted to learn if something was right/wrong, true/false, good/bad, I could pray about it and find out. If God does not exist, well then nothing would happen when I pray, and that in itself would be my answer. However, if he does exist, I was promised that through certain feelings and impressions, I would know if the Mormon church was the way he wanted me to live my life or not. I prayed. I felt so much peace and warmth with the idea of continuing my lifestyle. People often say Mormons look so "happy". Who can blame me for wanting to be happy? Why would I change my life and beliefs if they are what give me the "glow" so many people talk about? I am a Mormon because I have sought for truth and this is where I've found it.

How I live my faith

My faith is more than going to church on Sunday. My faith is m life and it therefore infiltrates every aspect of my life. My faith is service: I serve at church by teaching the youth and preparing activities for them. I serve by visiting families in the community who are needy. My faith is being an example: I'm an example to others by not swearing, not drinking, by attending church each Sunday and by explaining to people what it is I believe and why I believe it. My faith is not being afraid: I am not afraid by boldly answering people's questions about my church, my beliefs, my faith. My faith is continual learning: I learn things of the world by going to school and getting an education. I learn spiritual things by reading and studying The Bible, The Book Of Mormon and other scriptures. My faith is communication with God: I communicate with God by praying to him daily, several times thoughout the day. Aside from praying, I try to be open to feelings and impressions that might be answers coming from him. My faith is a lifestyle, not just a religion.