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Hi I'm Courtney Bradshaw

I grew up in So Cal. I'm a Social Worker. And I'll be serving a mission at the Utah Temple Square Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Rialto California then I went to a University in Idaho and graduated with my Bachelors degree in Social Work. So far I have done work in Mental Health, Substance abuse, Adoption, and worked for the last year as a Behavior Interventionist with Autistic children and their families. I love being able to serve my fellow brothers and sisters in the community in my church and in my family. I spend a lot of time in the outdoors hiking,camping , rock climbing and love animals of all sorts. I live life to the fullest and try new things everyday. I have good friends and family and like being happy. Right now I'm serving a mission on Temple Square in Salt Lake city Utah :-)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the gospel is true. I have seen how different my life is when I follow gospel principles and have been able to find pure joy as a result of following God's commandments. My life is full because of the teachings of the church and my understanding that families can be forever and that there is a purpose to our lives here on this earth. I have seen how other people my age live their lives and they seem lost. I am grateful for the passion for life you receive when you understand the Plan of Salvation- knowing why you are here and what you need to be doing. I have a strong testimony that the Book of Mormon is true and that reading it along with the Bible gets me through every day and there is no way that those words aren't the word of God. I feel the Spirit and am enlightened when I hear and read the words of His prophets. I understand my divine worth as a daughter of God . Because of my testimony of Christ I have decided to serve a Mormon mission and am putting my career ambitions on hold and saying goodbye to my family and friends for 18 months. I would not be doing this if I did not know that the Gospel has been restored. I desire more than anything to help others have the immense joy I have received through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving in my community . I have had so many opportunities to work with developmentally delayed children and adults and those just struggling and by doing this I feel like a disciple of Christ. I have been able to do many things in the church such as teaching in the Relief Society for the last year , which is a group of women who come together to talk of Christ. I participate in many service projects that the Mormon church does and the churches immense commitment to serving our fellow Brothers and Sisters is inspiring to me.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Courtney Bradshaw
Mormon women are powerhouses. We do service we learn , we teach, we are a part of impacting generations to come. Men and women together can work in perfect harmony , we are to help and uplift each other and neither one is greater than another though it is frequently said in our churches conferences that the woman in the church are what keep the church going. We work hard and firmly believe that raising children and strengthening family relationships is the greatest work that can be done. We are strong and many go to school, serve in the community and in church , raise families, and have a great respect for the divine nature of all of the daughters of God. As a 22 year old Mormon woman I have seen the difference- Mormon woman have a respect for themselves that isn't seen very often in the world. The men in the church treat the woman like gold and a worthy man who is following the commandments is an amazing thing. There is nothing quite like the good men in the church. The wives are treated so well because they understand how much they need the women and that they have divine natures. I am so grateful to be a Mormon woman and to have been raised by strong women who know who they are and what their purpose is in this life. Show more Show less