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Hi I'm Brennan

I'm an economist. I'm a Husband. I'm a Father. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am currently studying to be an Economist. Can't wait to start working somewhere! I love my wife and daughter very much. Jessica and I were married in Bountiful, Utah August 16, 2013. I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Peru and absolutely loved the experience. My wife and I have recently picked up the hobby of Bowling and although we seem to be slow learners, we are definitely always improving. One thing about myself is that I do my very best to see the world through other peoples eyes. I cannot live your life, and I may not be a member of your faith, but I will always do my best to understand you and your beliefs. I believe that one of the big problems in the world today is merely a lack of understanding. If we can all learn to just understand each other, regardless of our own beliefs, I believe that humanly love will prosper in our society. I love to help people with questions about my faith and am happy to be a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church. For most people looking into my life, this appears to be the principle reason as to why I continue a member today. I cannot deny that a huge portion of my beliefs come from the loving guidance of my parents, friends, and leaders as I grew up, but today's testimony comes from much deeper sources. In 2007, I was struggling, as many young men my age do, with things that fell against the teachings of my Savior, the Church, my family, and even my own feelings. This caused me much confusion and I suffered great hardship. Plans I had made for my life were slowly disappearing as I wrongly shaped my future. I even lost the ability to continue my studies in my university of choice. As I returned home from school in April of 2008 I realized that I needed to make drastic changes in my life if I wanted to feel the peace that I always had always sought. The changes started with me. Not my parents, my church leadership, or my friends. I decided that I wanted to learn more about my Savior Jesus Christ and who He was and what He had done for me. I decided to read the New Testament, placing particular focus on the four gospels of Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John. After having finished my studies of the Lord's atonement, I thirsted only for more. I then sat and read for the first time the Book of Mormon. The words in that book counseled me and helped me. Prophets like Alma who had lived thousands of years ago had suffered in ways similar to me, and were teaching me of their conversions. The greatest lesson learned was that of the the love of the Savior and of our Heavenly Father toward each of His children. I then knew that He wanted me to return to Him, and I also wanted nothing else. It was then that I knew that all this was true. My testimony only grew from there. Today I know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. I love Him and I love the books that testify of Him, namely the Book of Mormon. I am proud to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live a life like anyone else. If I'm not at work I'm probably at school working on homework. If I am not there then you can find me with my wife and daughter at home or at the bowling alley. The difference is in how we live our lives. Frequently I am invited to events that include activities that are contrary to my own morals, but I hold true to my standards and do my best to set a positive example for those around me. Every night, my wife and I kneel down to pray to our Heavenly Father to give thanks for our many blessings. I always strive to thank the Lord more than I supplicate Him, although I admit, there is room for improvement. It is easy to do what is right when you know that Jesus Christ is your loving Savior. I bear testimony that He lives and loves me and my little family. I have felt His love in my life and have seen His love grow within others. I hope to forever grow in testimony and aid others in their pursuit of happiness.