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Hi I'm Brooke

I grew up in Utah, Kentucky, California and Connecticut. My education is in social work. I am a mother of four. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated high school in Connecticut. It was me and two others that were Mormon. I loved answering questions about my religion and felt glad that others around me were curious about Mormons. During college, I was able to go to a little place called Iquitos, Peru by the Amazon, and do service in a health clinic. Now that I am a mother and wife, I feel so blessed. I watch my children grow and I am glad that I am a part of their every day needs. I graduated from college in Social Work, and worked in a hospital for 10 years. I decided that I needed to quit in order to have my family progress. I am so grateful that I have made this choice. I find great joy in reading to my children, helping them learn, and being a nurturer. I enjoy cooking, singing, playing the piano, and guitar. I like walking in the morning. I enjoy finding new ways to organize the everyday tasks and watching my family progress.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ brings Joy. It is amazing how you can see suffering around the world and yet there is a way to overcome the pain that life brings. It is through the atonement of the Savior. By turning our hearts to the savior and finding a way to lose ourselves in service can bring the peace the gospel teaches. The temple seals families together. My family can be together forever after death. Also, prayer is a way to communicate with our Heavenly Father. It builds faith, and allows us to feel the holy ghost guide and give personal revelation. The Book of Mormon testifies of Jesus Christ. We feel the Savior close when we read the Book of Mormon with our family. Our Heavenly Father is very aware of our needs, wants, and personal desires. Just like ancient prophets of old that we read about in the scriptures, we have a current prophet, Thomas S. Monson, that gives revelation to us for our time and leads and guides the church. I like the quote from our prophet, "Our future is as bright as our faith." It is said in the King James version of The Holy Bible that, "Faith, if it hath not works, is dead." (James 2:17) The Book of Mormon talks about a good missionary Alma. He taught the Zoramites that everyone needs to have faith in Jesus Christ. He compared faith to a seed. He said that if you have a little seed and you plant it in good soil and give it water and sunshine it will grow into a tree. Alma said that even a small testimony of Christ can grow if we take care of it by praying, reading the scriptures, listening to the prophets, and trying to do what is right. Our testimonies of the Savior will grow, and we will be nourished, spiritually fed by the fruits of our labors. We then can come to know the ultimate gardener, Jesus Christ. Our future will and can be joyous and bright.

How I live my faith

I am the canning Specialist in my ward. I am learning about home food storage and keeping life in order in case of natural disaster or personal disaster. Once a month I visit 3 sisters in my ward. I share a spiritual message with them and see if there are any needs that I can help with. I have found that just a friendly conversation with sisters can help calm stress and ease burdens.