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Hi I'm Bri Bouldin

I'm a sister, a daughter, a student, a colleague, a friend to many, and a child of God. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am considered a young single adult, in my early twenties, doing my best to live life to its fullest. I work full-time and go to school full-time, while serving as an activities committee member in my branch at church. Next year, I will be finishing my bachelor's degree in psychology, then I plan to go on to pursue a master's degree in counseling. I love studying this because it's incredibly enlightening and teaches me just how individual and unique each child of God is and what things affect their decisions. This is my passion and my goal - to help others to understand themselves and be at peace so they may fully enjoy life, as God truly wants us all to be happy! In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family and friends, laughing, singing, dancing, exercising, reading, cooking, and hiking. I can have fun doing just about anything!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints not only because I was born into a family who belonged to the church. I'm a Mormon because I truly find happiness and peace in living by the teachings of the gospel. Throughout my life, I developed a strong testimony of the church and felt witnesses from the Spirit of its truth. However, an important lesson I have learned from both a religious institute teacher and David A. Bednar, an apostle of the church, is that a testimony of the truth is not enough; we must allow our testimony to lead us to action that we may become converted to living the gospel. Through my struggles, I found the Church to be an anchor and a constant place of safety in this world of decaying morals and self-satisfying behaviors. The happiness that fully living the Church standards and guidelines brings is lasting and permanent. I know God will support me through all my trials if I will trust in Him and follow His commandments. The commandments and teachings of the Church regarding how we should live our lives are in no way a means of "restricting" or punishing us, but they are truly a way to be free. I have the choice to do the right things as I have learned and observed that doing wrong things leads to addictions and despair. I'm a Mormon because I have felt the cleansing, calming, and healing power of the atonement of my Savior, Jesus Christ. Christ's atonement accounts for all human suffering, regardless of its source: the mistreatment of others, our own mistakes, or natural sufferings of living in an imperfect world. We can be healed emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually as we come to know of God's love for us and develop the faith to make the appropriate changes in our lives. I do not claim to be perfect, and perfection is not required, but simply the determination to always strive to improve, progress, and learn. I'm a Mormon because I know all of this to be true and want to share it with others.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a head of the activities committee in my young single adult branch. I help to organize activities that will bring us closer together as church members, as well as invite others to come and participate with us. Some of these activities include our Family Home Evenings, volleyball, talent shows, firesides, and camping outings. I also am a representative who helps to organize the activities on a larger scale with other surrounding singles wards and branches. We have activities monthly to meet others and have an enjoyable, uplifting time. I am also a visiting teacher and find this to be an incredibly rewarding calling. Visiting teaching is for the women of the church, and we are assigned to go visit and share a spiritual message with certain other women once a month. It allows me the opportunity to serve and uplift others who are having a hard time and just need a friend, a hug, and a smile. Of course, none of the callings in our church are paid, but rather fully voluntary, and we find great blessings and happiness from fulfilling our duties.