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Hi I'm Brooke C.

I just graduated from BYU in Exercise Science. I love serving in all capacities. I am recently married. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated from BYU- the best school in the world! I have been married just over a year and love my soul mate, Devin. Life wouldn't be complete without him. It also wouldn't be complete without cooking! I love to cook- sweets mostly because they are the cheapest things to make. Just add sugar eggs and flour and voilá you have a beautiful cake. (Ok not that simple and at times not that cheap but you get the picture). I also love anything to do with working with my hands. For the past couple of years I have ben serving with Habitat for Humanity, an organization that helps low income families fix or build homes. I also love ceramics and dream of the day I will have my own ceramics wheel. I also love nature. I miss the trees from Georgia where I grew up but still love hiking all around Utah. My dream is to start a non-profit organization to help bring dental care and health awareness to my community and other countries, such as China- where my husband served his mission (Hong Kong). I love my life even though it is crazy and hard. The gospel and it's principles are what brings me peace and comfort whenever I need it. It is the one solid, constant thing I know that I can always rely on. I get chills every time I am reminded of eternal families because there is nothing better than hanging out with the ones you love forever!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the only completely true church. I am a Mormon because whenever I ask my Heavenly Father with a sincere heart if the church is true, I feel an overwhelming feeling of love, comfort, and peace. The kind of feeling that leads you to becoming a better person. I know that the spirit guides me through my life and can guide anyone searching for answers, direction, or comfort. I know that my Savior died for me and bled for me. He knows me and suffered for me. I want to be a better person for Him. I want to follow His example because He was the perfect example. I know that I can repent of my sins and be forgiven and once again have peace through my experiences here on earth. I know that my Heavenly Father created this beautiful world for me; for everyone. What an amazing gift that is. I know He lives because of the mighty miracles in my life-even day to day miracles- the kind of miracles you don't even notice until you stop a reflect on all He has given you. When I look at the wonders of the world- the beauty of the ocean, the peaceful grove of trees, the powerful thunderstorms, I know there is a God. I know these thing must have been created by a higher power. They must have a divine nature. It is the same with our bodies. As I have taken anatomy after anatomy classes, I realize the miracle it is that our bodies work day to day. What wonderful gifts they are from our Heavenly Father. I know God lives. I know that I am a child of God. I know because of the examples I have had. I know because I am hands down the happiest when I follow my Savior's example. I know because of my experiences as a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know because I asked God.

How I live my faith

My husband and I both love being members of the church because no matter where you are in the world the congregation is an instant family unit. I remember growing up in Georgia with the closest family relatives being in Utah. Needless to say we didn't really see family very much. But times when my dad lost his job or when my mom had cancer, times my family were in need we had our congregation take care of us. They brought meals and babysat. They prayed for us and loved us. It was our perfect family. Even now in Provo, our ward is our family. We all take care of each other and lift each other up in times of need.