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Hi I'm Brianna

I'm 2nd in a family of 9 kids. I'm a student. I'm a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just recently got married in the LDS Temple to my best friend. I have about 2 semesters left to receive my Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. I work part-time at a restaurant. I love to eat, sing, sew, and play card/board games.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an active LDS family, and I have been a member my entire life. Even as a young child, I knew that I had a Heavenly Father who loved me and watched over me. I lost my father at the age of 7, and watched as my mother struggled to raise 4 young children on her own. For a brief time, I remember being very angry with God, wondering what we had done wrong to deserve such a fate, and wondering whether he even cared about us at all. But, my mother, being the faithful woman that she is, continued to pray to Him, and taught me to do the same. As I did, I felt peace and comfort, receiving a reassurance that I would see my father again. And then I watched countless times as people were brought into our lives that helped us make it through that dark time, and I knew that God was there. I knew that He must have had a different plan for us, but He was definitely listening to our prayers and sending people to help along the way. I believe that our Heavenly Father will never allow us to be left alone. Since that time, I have learned to rely on the Lord. As a child, I had a basic understanding of the teachings of the LDS church and a belief in my Heavenly Father, but I relied greatly on the testimonies of my parents. Over time, I grew to gain my own testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have studied and prayed for my own personal confirmation, and cannot deny that this church is true, that the prophet who leads this church is truly a messenger of God, that Jesus Christ is my Savior, and that if I try to follow His example, I can be with my family for eternity.

How I live my faith

I attend my local church meetings every Sunday. During these meetings, I participate in class discussions, where we talk about Jesus Christ, read the scriptures, and discuss ways that we can become closer to our Savior. Living my faith does not mean only attending church on Sundays though. It means that I make a daily effort to live in such a way that reflects my beliefs. I do not drink alcohol or coffee, I do not smoke, I do not swear, and I try to be more like my Savior... I try to be kind, giving, selfless, humble, and forgiving. I am nowhere close to being perfect, but I try to recommit myself every day to do better.