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Hi I'm Bethany Wright

I run on the daily. I'm currently a missionary in Bulgaria. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! I am the 8th child in a family of 10, and I love love love all my siblings, nieces, and nephews. My parents have supported and encouraged me to always do my best. One of my favorite things to do is run. I recently finished my first marathon, and it really taught me so much about myself. I know I can do hard things! I love to travel and immerse myself in other cultures. Last summer, I had the opportunity to go to Haiti and do some humanitarian work. It was by far the best experience of my life, getting to teach English, make gardens, teach health classes, and visit the orphanages. I love losing myself in the service of others, so I decided to declare my major as special education. I love those sweet spirits and the lessons they teach me each and everyday. I have been called to the Bulgaria, Sofia mission where I will help bring others unto Christ by sharing the wonderful, happy message of the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon, because I have recognized how happy the gospel makes me. Let's be honest. Life certainly isn't all sunshine and daisies, but I am grateful the gospel gives me purpose in this life. Because I've been raised in the church, it was hard for me to realize if I believed in it because I wanted to or just because my parents wanted me too. When I was 16, I had the opportunity to go to Palmyra, New York and pray in the Sacred Grove just as Joseph Smith did when he was 14 years old. My experience with the Spirit there made my own testimony grow so much. I couldn't speak without tears coming down my face, because I was so happy! I had finally found out for myself that the church is true. I've been able to share my testimony with my non-member friends, and they too can see that I am happy because I belong to this church. I love knowing that we're never alone, and that Christ has felt all of our pain. I love knowing that Heavenly Father is a loving God and wants us to be happy. I love knowing that families can be together forever. The gospel is so full of happiness, hope, forgiveness, and peace. I don't know where I'd be without it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by leading by example. One of my favorite quotes is "Share the gospel, and if necessary use words." By simply being kind and positive, I know I'm in a way sharing my testimony. I play the piano in the primary for the Spanish branch where I live.Those kids are adorable, and I love getting to learn a little Spanish each Sunday!

What is faith?

Bethany Wright
Faith is believing without seeing. Sometimes we might feel like it's impossible to have faith. because we don't know what will come out in the end. However, I know that having faith will help guide us in this life. If we put trust in the Lord, He will be on our side. Show more Show less