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Hi I'm Brittany T.

I was born and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska. I love dancing and have danced since I was four years old. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Brittany and I am from Ketchikan, Alaska. I attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah where I am studying Athletic Training in hoes of becoming a Physical Therapist. I have been a member my whole life and returned from serving a mission in March 2015. Despite being a member for 21 years and serving a full time mission, I still struggle and mess up. But what I have learned is that it is ok to mess up and struggle--our Heavenly Father knew we would do this time and time again. The great part is that He is willing to give us the time we need. I love that about God; He knows our struggles and loves us so much that He is willing to let us work through them. More about me: I love dancing. I started when I was 4 and went all the way through high school and into my Freshman year of college. I plan to continue dancing for fun whenever possible. Dancing is one thing that I have found truly makes me happy in life. One day, when the timing is right, I hope to be married for time and all eternity in the Los Angeles Temple to my eternal love. I love my mom, dad, and sister so much; I can only imagine how much I will love my own future family. When everything else is falling to pieces, it's your family (blood related or not) who will always be there.

Why I am a Mormon

I would not be where I am today, spiritually, without the help of my granny Hazel. She passed away when I was 7 years old, but in those first seven years of my life she showed me the importance of church. I believe this is a question that is so important for members of the LDS church to know. It takes a lot of time and reflection to really dig in and figure out why we each do what we do. I still search for that reason at times. There are times when I go to church and pray merely because I know that is what I am supposed to do. I believe that at times, that is all we have. The trick is finding the joy in doing those things that we are supposed to do. It is those times when I feel joy or happiness while reading the scriptures or fulfilling my calling that I know why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by continuing to pray when nothing else seems to be working. When my testimony is struggling or even my overall being is struggling, I always know that Heavenly Father is willing and even excited to hear me out through prayer. I won't lie, I don't try to push "mormonism" on my friends or acquaintances or family, but I do live the commandments the best I can (which sometimes isn't very well) and when people do ask questions about why I do something or don't do something, I am willing to share. I know that I don't always have the best answers. Thank goodness for the Holy Ghost who can bring things to my remembrance when in those tricky situations. Despite everything else, I know this Gospel is what I need to be doing and living. It is what will get us the farthest. It is hard a lot of the time. As long as we do our best, Christ will be there waiting to help us when we are ready to take His hand and be helped up.