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Hi I'm Brianna Shurtliff

I just married my sweetheart, I'm studying to be a therapist someday, and I LOVE life! I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a newlywed, college student, & the oldest of 4 kids. My passions include music, clean humor, improving myself & my family relationships, therapy, service, children, and yummy food! God has given me this life to live, and I am going to make the most of it by following His commandments and filling my life with pure love for myself and others. I know without a doubt that His gospel is true and that my Redeemer lives!! I have struggled with fatigue, illness, anxiety, depression, and PTSD throughout my life. There have been some very, very hard days, months, and years with these trials. Through choosing faith over and over again, finding amazing therapists, and filling myself with the light of the gospel every day, I have found a peace and a joy I can't ever fully describe. I have found healing and immense purpose!! I have learned that I am of SO MUCH WORTH as a daughter of God, and I have been given these trials because my Heavenly Father loves me with a perfect love. I would LOVE to be a therapist myself someday to help others realize how much worth they have as well! Because of these trials, I have been given the greatest blessings of my life. I wouldn't trade these blessings for anything. Through this I have learned to put my absolute trust in God. He LOVES me and each one of us more than we can comprehend. Trust in His goodness and He will help you overcome even the most impossible trials! God is good and He loves YOU!

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel is my life. Knowing that I have a Father in Heaven who loves me has helped me through my trials. I know that He loves me, and everyone of us, with an infinite love. I know that He sent His Beloved Son to suffer and die for us, so that we may repent and live with Him again. I know that prayer works. It is very real and I absolutely love it. I know that Heavenly Father hears and answers our prayers. Sometimes His timing is not always what we want it to be, but I know that He knows what is best for us. He has a plan for every one of us. I know that when it seems our lives are falling apart, if we just trust Him and put ourselves in His hands, everything will be ok. There is no trial in our lives that we cannot overcome, as long as we are living righteously!! I know that families can be together for all eternity. Although it is very sad when loved ones pass away, I know that it is not goodbye forever. I know that they are happy and safe and that I will see them again. I know that the Book of Mormon is true! Read it! :) I am so incredibly blessed to have the gospel in my life, and I pray that all can enjoy the countless blessings that come from living it! The church is true, and I absolutely love it!! :)

How I live my faith

My faith is evident in everything I do all day long! This gospel is my life! I do my best each day to read the scriptures and pray to my Father in Heaven. I pray in my heart a million times a day! I have high standards for things such as modesty, language, morality, and music/media. I know that these standards do not limit me - they keep me free, safe, and happy! I absolutely love every opportunity to serve in my church callings and community, even though sometimes I may feel nervous or would rather do something else. It is always SO worth it when I just choose to serve! I smile and laugh each day, strive to find the positive in everything, and try my best to love and serve others with a pure, Christ-like love. I seek things that invite the Holy Spirit into my life. I am not by any means perfect, but through the Savior's Atonement, I can try again and again each day to be more like my Savior and Heavenly Father! :) I truly have been blessed with SUCH an amazing life because of the gospel! I just want to share my love for my Savior every chance I get!