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Hi I'm Brittany

I am a proud Oregonian who loves getting caught in the rain. I'm a Registered Nurse and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Oregon where I was blessed with a wonderful family and great friends. I love to laugh a lot and laugh really hard!!! Those close to me would tell you im famous for that one. I am a proud member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and live the standards in which it teaches. I am a recent graduate of Brigham Young University Idaho's nursing program, and just started my first job in Pediatrics. I truly enjoy working with children and feeling like I can make a difference. I love being spontaneous, random, and getting creative with finding new fun things to do! Im a pretty outgoing person and get along with just about everyone. I love going on road trips and travelling although i hate getting lost, which happens to me quite frequently. I'm terrible at math and a sucker for country music. Just like any girl i'll eat anything chocolate as long as its not cherry flavored. I live in Oregon and I LOVE it, and although I definitely wouldn't consider myself a hippie, I am a proud recycler and cant believe they don't know how in idaho! I am a hopeless romantic, and look forward to settling down one day. Let's just say I've seen way to many chick flicks, i'm a girl. I can't help it.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, to put it simply, I'm a Mormon because it is a true religion. Just as I truly believe Joseph Smith wouldn't consecrate his life and death teaching from a book he "made up", I wouldn't pattern my life after a religion that I didn't know to be true. I have read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it. I have received an answer that it is a true book of scripture, in addition to and not in place of the Holy Bible. My conversion story hasn't been extravagant, but it has been real. I have never seen an angel, had a vision, or heard the booming voice of the Lord Himself, but I have had too many experiences to count where I have learned to recognize the promptings of the Holy Ghost testifying to me of the truthfulness of the teachings of the Book of Mormon and I cannot deny it. In addition to this wonderful book of scripture, I know that the organization that Christ began himself remains on the earth today. Christ stood as president of his church with 12 Apostles by his side. Just as we had ancient prophets in the Bible, God wouldn't leave us without leadership and His direction in the last days where we need guidance more than ever. I am a Mormon because there is nothing more in the world that brings me more happiness and joy than does the knowledge of the true and everlasting Gospel of Jesus Christ in it's entirety.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by keeping the commandments Heavenly Father has given us. This doesn't only include the Ten Commandments found in the Bible, but additional commandments given by prophets and apostles on the earth today. I am no where near perfect, but I live my faith by doing my best to be a good person, and fall to my knees in supplication when I fall short of what my Father in Heaven asks of me. I try to follow the example my Savior Jesus Christ has set for me, by trying my hardest to be non-judegmental and honest in all my dealings. I go to church every Sunday, serve in the women's organization of the church in my local branch and try to surround myself with good people who have similar standards whether they be members of the church or not.

What are some of the ways that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps those around the world?

Brittany
Church members pay tithing, one tenth of their income to the church. Tithing is an ancient principle of sacrifice and faith asked of us my the Lord himself. This money is used for multiple things worldwide including helping our own members become self sufficient financially if they are struggling, building temples, subsidizing tuition of Institutes of education like the BYU schools, and humanitarian aid. The humanitarian aid program of the church helps many different people around the world, where the majority are not LDS in times of natural disaster, famine, and in countries where basic needs are not met by providing food, shelter and medical supplies free of charge. We are taught to love our neighbor and serve God's children. This is one way we can all be a part of something huge. Faithful tithe payers of the church help to donate to this wonderful cause. LDS missionaries are also sent around the world to help bring the truth to all corners of the earth and share the great news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less