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Hi I'm Brenna

I'm a music major. I'm a teacher. I'm a sister. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

-Right now I'm in college and I'm majoring in music performance, though I'm considering changing into education. I play 12 instruments including any instrument with a reed, piano, ukulele and guitar. -I absolutely love to read, anything really, fiction, non fiction, history, sci-fi, fantasy, if its relate-able and it was recommended by a friend I trust, I'll give it a try. -I love sports! Volleyball and Softball are my kind of games, I played on teams for years and I miss it terribly. I love hiking, biking, walking and anything out doors. Being from a warm place, I am addicted to the sunshine! -This last year I discovered American Sign Language and I completely adore the language, the people and the culture, its a whole new world to me and it was a great decision that has had an impact on my life. -I love special needs kids and helping them out, whether it be helping them learn and grow or just having fun, I love their personalities and their wonderful spirits that they were blessed with. -I love my amazing friends. I enjoy and take pride in making new friends that will strengthen and bless my life for the better. -My family is my life and my world. They give me strength and comfort that I can't get anywhere else. I'm the oldest of five sisters and all of my little sisters are adopted; I couldn't love them more. We've been through rough times and good adventures and I wouldn't want to live through those times without them.

Why I am a Mormon

I am still growing in the Gospel. I have had many experiences and trials in my life that I have had to rely on the Lord through. He knows me, my strengths and weaknesses, He knows what will get to me and what I need to be able to grow in His gospel and to return to Him. When I was little my parents did all the right things, took me to church, taught me through example, constantly told me how much they love The Lord and each other and I was a good kid. At around middle school I went through a change. It was a slow process but I was learning. I had so many great influences placed on my path that turned my life right around. I stayed in school and continued attending seminary and church and my meetings and in all of those things I found peace. I found acceptance from my Heavenly Father. Some events took place then that shook my faith. As I fell on my knees one night in tears, I looked over at my bible and I said a prayer to my Father in Heaven asking why these things were happening to me, I asked Him if I could make it through and if so, if He could just give me one moment of peace. I opened to 1 Corinthians 1:3 "Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ." If that isn't a personal message from Him, I don't know what is. My testimony started with His love and peace and it is proven to me from Him everyday. It's the simple blessings that He showers upon us that give us comfort, peace and joy. I am a Mormon, I know it, I live it, I love it.

How I live my faith

Living my faith means being a good example to those around me. I may not notice or pay enough attention sometimes but I know that because of the way I dress, the way I talk and how I interact with others, people around me are watching. Every morning I wake up and read the scriptures and say my prayers to my Father in Heaven and I ask for perspective, if I can slow down enough in my day to notice the little things, my day is more worth while. I am not afraid to read my scriptures or study this gospel in a public place. The Savior didn't just teach or study at home or away from people, He was always teaching and studying with, to or around others and I know that the more I am like Him, the more He will bless me with opportunities to share His gospel. Its not always easy and sometimes I get discouraged but all it takes to be happy again is a reminder that The Lord loves me and will take care of me if I just come to Him in faith and trusting. I believe that living my faith isn't just something that I do when I feel like it or am in the mood, living my faith is something that I have to do every second of everyday no matter where I am or who I'm with.