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Hi I'm Breckyn

I grew up in Satsop, Washington in the United States of America. I'm studying to become a kindergarten teacher and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Breckyn, I grew up on a small farm in the middle of nowhere. The town I grew up in consists of about two hundred people. I'm currently studying to be a kindergarten teacher, I love kids. I love to sing, play piano, act, and play just about any sport. I have four brothers (two older and two younger) and two sisters (one older, one younger). I'm number four of seven kids, making me the "middle" child. I have a brother on a mission in Mexico and another leaving in a few weeks for Brazil. My oldest sibling is 20 and my youngest is 16, which means my parents have seven kids within a four year time-span. We're not all biological; when I was six, we adopted three, one just happened to be 5 months younger than my brother and the twins are one month younger than my sister. My family is a soccer family, we all play soccer and we have since we were children. Other than all this, I just love having fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ because I know it's true. This last summer, I went on a month long tour where I was able to visit all of the historical places for this church. While I was in the Sacred Grove (the location where Joseph Smith saw God the Father and His son Jesus Christ), I felt so at peace and knew right there and then that the events that took place there did in fact happen. At Carthage Jail (the place where Joseph Smith was murdered), something came over me that I don't think I have words to explain it. It was such a spiritual and impacting experience that I'm forever grateful I was able to have. Basically, I'm Mormon because I want to be, I know it's true and it brings me happiness.

How I live my faith

I grew up in the church and so I have had a few jobs. When I was 12 through the time I was 18, I was my class President. My job was to check on the other girls in the class and make sure they're doing well, I would be their friend and try to let them know that I love them. I have also been a Ward Missionary, I don't actually go around and knock on doors but I had meetings with the other ward missionaries where we would discuss the members that could use help or a friend, we would try to find ways to make everyone feel welcome and loved. Right now I am working as the choir director, so basically every week, I put together a practice for anyone who wants to come and sing. We practice songs to sing in church. As of right now, we're working on a Christmas program to perform before everyone leaves for the holidays. I also live my faith in my community. In high school, I would look for service to do for the people in my community, whether it was yard work or just spending time with them. In my opinion I live my faith, by doing the things I believe in.