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Hi I'm Britten Fawcett

I'm just your typical southern girl, and, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Howdy Y'all! Some of my favorite things involve family fun under the wide open skies of my small town in Texas. I love to just be outside and enjoy the sunshine and marvel at the beauty of nature, whether it be while I'm running, swimming, or gardening with my grandma. I also love to go on vacations whether it's just going to the zoo(one of my favorite places) or Hawaii(also one of my favorite places, it's gorgeous.) As much as I love being outdoors and being active I really enjoy reading a good book every now and then and watching movies. I'm currently a college student majoring in Medical Laboratory Science, the human body is fascinating to me and I want to be able to apply my knowledge of laboratory techniques to help diagnose and cure patients with illnesses.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know the truthfulness of this church, not because I have grown up in it, or because my family is, but because I have asked for myself, acted upon the doctrines, and have felt God's love for me in my life confirming this choice. My testimony is strengthened every time I get down on my knees to pray and every time I open the scriptures and ponder them and seek inspiration and revelation in my life. I know that God lives and loves each one of us. We are his children, he loves to hear from us, to guide us, to see our successes, he longs for each of us to return to live with him again. He has prepared a way so that this is possible. He gave his only begotten son, Jesus Christ. Christ ministered on the Earth, teaching necessary doctrines and saving ordinances, and most importantly preformed the Atonement in the garden of Gethsemane, finishing it on the cross. Every minute and every breath of his life were done with his will aligned to the Fathers, for the saving of mankind. He suffered that we can return to live with him and God again. He suffered that we can have someone to turn to when we know no one else knows what we are going through. He knows exactly how we feel, for he has felt it, and he has overcome it. By following his example and living his doctrine we show our love and appreciation for all he has done for us. HIs doctrine was resoted to the Earth by the prophet Joseph Smith and is headed today by Thomas S. Monson. I feel so blessed to have the knowledge and the happiness that the gospel of Jesus Christ brings into my life. It has changed my life and has molded me into the person I am now, and will continue to shape me into the person I want to be and the person God wants me to be.

How I live my faith

I've been blessed to serve as a Relief Society President and other various callings, and if there is anything I've learned, it's that whom the Lord calls he qualifies. This is God's church, and his work that he so graciously lets us participate in. He allows us, me, an imperfect person, to get a little glimpse of what it's like to truly love others and see them for who they are and whose they are. In these callings I have had to rely heavily on the Spirit to be guided and prompted in bettering the whole Relief Society by seeking out those who are lost, or hurt, or struggling, or even just having a bad day or by knowing what I should share, or teach. I live my faith day by day as I strive to magnify(putting in as much of my time, effort, and resources into) my callings. As a sister and daughter I try to be a peacemaker and a good listener. I want to be a builder and a lifter in my home.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Britten Fawcett
We need a Savior because "No unclean thing can dwell in the presence of God(see moses 6:57, 1 Nephi 1:10.) When we sin we are turning away from God, we are becoming "unclean" and we need a way to return to him. God knew this and had a plan for us, and it was redemption through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Christ suffered for all our sins and wrongdoings in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross. He was lifted up that he may draw all men unto him, so that he would know how to help us heal and overcome trials, shortcomings, and sins. He becomes all men to come unto him, and if we ask in sincerity and take the proper steps for repentance(recognizing we've done wrong, trying to make recompense if necessary, confessing when needed, and being more fully committed to the commandments), we can be forgiven, cleansed, and strengthened through the enabling power of the Atonement. We need a Savior because we need saving. Show more Show less