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Hi I'm Brook W Gardner

I am the oldest of 12 kids, raised in Idaho on a dairy farm, Mom and Dad Have Passed on and are now guardian Angels.

About Me

As a member of the church all my life, I have had to learn late in life not to be so hard on my self in trying to be perfect every minute of every day, when I fall down, I get back up, dust myself off and say I'm sorry and get back on track. Thats what repentance and the atonement is all about. It make so much sense to me that a loving father understands we have to make mistakes to learn from them, which is why we are here on earth to lean. I love to make sense of the gospel, it makes total sense for example that our heavenly father would go through all the work to create the world and mankind and then watch his son suffer on the cross and die so we could return to him some day and show him all we have learned on earth so we can do what he has done. What parents on this earth don't want their kids to become better than they are? It makes no sense that A loving father would go through all the efforts to build this world and watch his son die, just so we can come back to him and sing songs of praises to him for the rest of Eternity... no there is more in store for us than that.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Good news, that there is more to life than eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die. Christ came here and lived an exemplary life to show us the way, and if we will learn from our mistakes and ask him for forgiveness when we sin he will pick us up and help dust us off and give us a big hug and let us know he still loves us and tell us keep going and learning your getting this earth life thing. keep going because the reward in the end is so worth it all.

How I live my faith

As a parent of 5 great kids, I have come to realize how important it is to be the ones to teach our kids the truths of the gospel. We are the ones that will be held accountable to the lord for what we teach them and what laws they need to live by to follow the savior. We go to the temple to learn then are to come home and teach them what we have learned on their level. Its our job to teach them when they are preparing to be married what promises they will be making, what the laws rites and ordinances are they will promise to live. What the law of chastity is and how we are to obey it. That they will be required to live with exactness and honor. How to receive personal revelation for our own knowledge and understanding.