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Hi I'm Brighton Solomon

I grew up in Arizona, I'm a mailman, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I just a normal run of the mill Arizona boy! I grew up in Queen Creek and watched it develop from a tiny farming town into the city it is now today. I enjoy off-roading in my jeep, making bon-fires and spending quality time with my friends. I played football and track in high school. I lived in London for two years and while there I developed a taste for all things classy. I have an inquisitive nature and I love to learn. I work hard at my job then come home and relax by reading my test books. So ya I am a little nerdy

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up with the teaching of the Mormon church in my home. My parents were always so good to instruct me and show me how Christ would have me live. But I am not a Mormon because my parents taught me to be. They simply gave me the right tools so that when the choice had to be made I would have everything I needed to make the right choice. When I was 15 years old my little sister was diagnosed with cancer. I remember getting the phone call with my dad as my bothers and I were sitting down for lunch. Although is was a scary prospect I remember having this overwhelming feeling that everything was going to be alright. I held on to that feeling as my sister battled with the cancer for the next 8 months. Every day we would pray for her and search the scriptures for comfort and direction. During this time my mother lived with my sister at the hospital which was a hour away and my dad would be there every moment he could. It is odd that with our family split as it were there has never been as much peace and harmony as during those months. I literally could feel angels supporting us. The members of the local congregation were so good to us, always helping and supporting where every they could. Four days before Christmas we were asked to come to the hospital to say goodbye. My sisters cancer had suddenly taken a turn for the worse and her body began shutting down. After anguishing prayer my parents felt that they should take her off the life support machine. So while singing hymn, praying, and crying we held her as she passed away. The following weeks and months were almost surreal and the heartache was so intense but at the same time the reassurance was always there. Everything was going to be ok. I knew it in a way that I cannot describe. The Mormon church teaches that families can be together forever. I have a firm testimony that this is true. I am a Mormon because I know families can be together forever and that God has showed us how this is possible.

How I live my faith

I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it is a wonderful organization that develops, teaches, inspires and helps people. I live by faith by participating in this great work. I have always been involved in helping the church move along. Since I was 12 years old I have been given leadership responsibilities that have helped me serve others. I have also taught children in Sunday School and serve as a volunteer missionary in London. Currently I am serving as a clerk in a local single adult congregation and as and instructor for the men of that congregation. I also live my faith by the attitude and outlook I have on life. Life has its trial but when faced with faith trails can become opportunities and spring boards that can lift and strengthen you!

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Brighton Solomon
A testimony is a person belief and knowledge of spiritual truth. Testimonies a special and sacred. They are built as we have experienced that teach us of the reality of God and His love for us. Testimonies are not gained through scholarly learning but by spiritual instruction. Testimonies are based in truth, truth as reveled to us individually through the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less