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Hi I'm Brett

I'm from California. I love playing guitar, singing, and playing tennis. I like learning languages. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Orange County, California. I have 3 older brothers and a younger sister. Being from a tennis-playing family, I had little choice but to play in high school, and I love it. I sang in choirs, and picked up the guitar and drums in high school. I served a mission in Nashville, Tennessee, where I got to learn Spanish. Now I'm in my second year of college at Brigham Young University, and I'm studying Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic. Best part, I'm engaged to the girl of my dreams and we're to be married this summer.

Why I am a Mormon

Throughout my life, I've seen the effect that living this gospel and this religion has had on the lives of many whom I love. The gospel and the Mormon church provide a framework through which strong and righteous families can be nurtured and raised. I'm not saying this isn't possible outside the church, but I know that it's facilitated so easily within it. I've been raised in a strong family, and both my parents attribute their familial happiness to a devotion to the Lord's gospel. The Lord wants us to be happy; that's the purpose for this life and for his having given us the gospel. I'm a Mormon because I like being happy, and I want to have a happy life with my own future family.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith day by day, by reading the scriptures and praying. I invite the Spirit into my life by staying close to my Father in Heaven. In the church where I live, I get to organize trips for our congregation to go to our local temple. In addition, I and every member get to visit pre-assigned fellow-members monthly just to check up on them and talk about principles of the gospel. As with any good Christian, I simply try to live in such a way that would allow the light of Christ to bless others.