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Hi I'm Brooks G. Wynn

I am the lucky Mom of 6 wonderful children. My husband & I have been married for 25 years! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a busy homemaker & work a couple of part-time jobs. I am a graduate of University of Utah & received my degree in Broadcast/Journalism, but have set my career aside to be a full-time Mom & CEO of the Wynn Family Corp.(aka, our Family!) I enjoy decorating, scrapbooking, taking pictures, sewing, reading, quilting, traveling & cheering for my children in whatever they are involved in. I enjoy service opportunities & love to contribute in my community & at my children's schools. Our children range in age from 23 to 9. We have children in college, high school, & elementary school. At age 21, I served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Japan Okayama mission for 18 months. My experience as a missionary is one of the most rewarding of my life. I was able to learn Japanese & share the message of the Gospel with many people in Japan. I still enjoy connections with many people that I met. Our children are involved in many activites, ranging from, soccer, basketball, swimming, piano, marching band, children's choir, voice lessons, & outdoor activities. We own a boat & enjoy spending time on the lakes near our home. We like camping & hiking, playing games, watching movies & enjoying each other's company, most of the time. We're not perfect! We have our "bumps" in the road, but with the Gospel of Jesus Christ we are able to overcome obstacles, face trials, & still feel the peace & comfort living the Gospel brings.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was baptized when I was 8 years old by my father. Years ago, some of my ancestors learned the Gospel in England & other parts of Europe. They immigrated to the United States, wanting to be apart of Zion. Some of my ancestors crossed the plains, seeking religious freedom, & had tremendous faith & courage. I am grateful for their examples. All their sacrifices, heartaches & trials were so that my family & I could enjoy the blessings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As a child, I relied on the testimony of my parents that the Gospel is true. My parents taught me the principles of the Gospel & lived examplary lives. As a young teenager, I began to desire to know for myself if the Gospel were true. I read the Book of Mormon & attended Seminary classes at my school. I began to feel the Spirit guide me. I had a desire to pray daily & ask for help from my Heavenly Father & Savior. I prayed to know if the Book of Mormon were true, if the Gospel was on the earth today, if this was the true & living church on earth, if Joseph Smith was a prophet, & if we are led by a living prophet today. I don't remember a lightning bolt striking me, telling me all that I had learned was true. But I do remember, more times than I can count, that my heart has burned within me in answer to my prayers, and many times I received a confirmation that 'YES' these teachings are true. It still happens to m; when I study & pray, my heart burns, I feel increased love & I know the Spirit is confirming to me that the Gospel is true, the Book of Mormon is true, Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, we have a living prophet today, my Savior knows me & loves me, our family is blessed by living the teachings of Jesus Christ, & each day my faith is strengthened. I am not perfect. My children are not perfect. But in a mixed-up world of changing values & morals, the Gospel brings me peace & hope. I can't imagine my life without it.

How I live my faith

My husband & I live our faith by trying to be good parents & by trying to set a good example for our children to follow. We try to avoid contention in our family, & encourage our children to watch out for, & be kind to each other. That works most of the time, but of course, we need to constantly work on this as a family. We have family prayer & study the scriptures & principles of the Gospel as a family, as well as individually. We want to help our children develop their own testimonies of the Gospel. We enjoy service opportunities.One of the great experiences we have had as a family was to go to Mexico & build homes for less fortunate families with a group called, Families Helping Families. For 2 consecutive Christmases our children gave up their own Christmases so that we could travel to Mexico & build homes. These 2 Christmases will always be some of our favorites. We hope to be able to do something like this again someday. We encourage our children to get involved at school, Church & in the community. Two of our sons have received their Eagle Scout Awards, and a third son is working on his currently. All of our sons, & my husband are very active in the Boy Scouts of America. They have had many wonderful experiences in Scouting. We attend Church regularly & fulfill volunteer positions in our local Church groups. I have served with young women ages 12 to 18, as well as in the younger children's organization called the Primary. One of my favorite opportunities to serve was as a chorister for the younger children in their Sunday meetings. It was a joy to hear the children sing praises to God in Primary each week. I also have enjoyed going to Camp with the young women. We have had wonderfully good times together in nature at Camp. We felt nearer to our Heavenly Father through getting away for the everyday hustle & bustle & being close to nature, God's creation. I have served in the PTA & on community boards. I am happiest when I'm serving others.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Brooks G. Wynn
You've heard the saying, "You can't take it with you." We all have. But the relationships we make here on earth with loved ones, is something that you CAN TAKE WITH YOU. These relationships that make our lives here on earth so enjoyable, are lasting & eternal. Who you loved & how you loved, will determine our happiness in the eternities. It makes sense that we are happy here on Earth when we are surrounded by the people that love & care for us. It wouldn't make sense to be alone in the eternities. We would be so unhappy. Our families are eternal. Our love for one another in marriage is eternal. We can be sealed together in the Lord's temples by someone with the authority to 'seal on Earth' & make those unions eternal. Having this assurance, helps us to resolve family conflicts, or disagreements between spouses. We work harder to make our love for one another eternal. We covenanted with God that we would love & cherish each other for eternity, not just until death, or problems, or trials came along...for eternity. This makes our marriage & family relationships paramount, above everything else. Afterall, we want to be together, we want to take these precious relationships with us into the eternities. YES! Families can be together forever. Death is not the end. We CAN TAKE IT WITH US! I know this is true, & is Heavenly Father's plan of happiness for us! Show more Show less