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Hi I'm Britt

I love art, animated films, sci-fi. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 19 years old. I'm an artist. I plan to go to an art college. I love animated film and I hope to have a career in it someday. I love sci-fi and the supernatural. I LOVE Harry Potter. I played clarinet and bass clarinet in marching band high school (although I don't really know how to read music). I love watching movies because it's how my family bonds. Especially when we watch Star Wars... I'm a daughter to two awesome parents and an older sister to a 13 year old brother and 11 year old sister. And I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were born and raised Mormons, and thankfully, so was I. Growing up, I watched my nonmember extended family suffer in unhappiness around me. I decided at a very young age that I did not want to end up lost from the right path like they were. I was very excited to be baptized when I was 8 years old, but my personal conversion didn't happen until I was about a freshman in high school. I had moved the summer before entering high school and I was not happy about it. I was angry because I was going to miss all of my friends that I grown up with in my hometown. On top of that, I was very lost about who I was and I didn't know what I believed. I felt so alone and that's when I first turned to the Lord for comfort. Luckily I made some amazing friends that I saw at church every sunday and they extended their love and friendship towards an unwilling newcomer (me). It was then at Girls Camp, that same summer, that I truly felt the Lord's love and hand in my life. I knew that I was where I was supposed to be. I wasn't angry about moving anymore. I knew that the Lord love me and He was allowing good change to happen in my life so that I might grow and learn to love the gospel and know that I am a child of God. The rest of high school was never easy. I had highs and lows with my faith, but throughout all my trials, He was always there to lift me up.

How I live my faith

I am soon going to serve a full time, 18 month mission. In addition to my regular Sunday church meetings, I also attend Institute on Tuesday nights which is an awesome class where we discuss any questions we have about the church and the gospel as well as modern day church news. I am also taking a mission prep class so that I can be better prepared for the journey ahead!

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Britt
Missions are absolutely not required, despite popular belief. Each person has the choice whether or not to go on a mission. The choice must be all their own and the have to WANT to serve a mission. I chose to serve a mission because I have received so many blessings and so much comfort through the knowledge the gospel. It has helped me in the darkest of times and given me strength. In a world that is so dark and conflicted, I want to share the light and hope the gospel brings with others so that their burdens may be lifted. I want to show those that are lost and afflicted the great Plan of Happiness the Lord has in store for us. Show more Show less