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Hi I'm Brianna

I'm an artist. I'm a musician. I'm serving in the Idaho Boise Mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've lived in Arizona for most of my life, and have been raised to take pride in it. Nothing completes my day better than time with my family and watching that fiery orange sunset. I've always had a deep love for the little wonders and beauties around me. Somehow I can look at the world through colorful eyes and see things as they are, as they once were, and as they can be. That passion for detail and wonder led me to be an artistic person. I may not be great with words and logic, but I sure can express what's dear to me with my music, my artwork, and overall craftiness. I sing, sew, crochet, draw, paint, write stories, compose music, play piano, violin, and viola, and just about anything of the sort, which I've either experimented with or want to in the future. I'm currently serving as a missionary for the church in Idaho, after which I plan to develop these passions more and raise a family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family, who raised me to develop my own faith. They would demonstrate their testimonies to me by how they treated the people around them, and by how they honored their responsibilities as members of the church. Each of them had different struggles, and thus set different examples. I was baptized when I turned eight years old, which began a chapter of testing in my life. It wasn't until the middle of my teenage years that the difference between right and wrong, and the importance of strengthening my testimony and faith in Jesus Christ, became very clear to me. I'd already decided at a young age that I wanted to be a good person, so the trials I experienced in my youth only managed to shape me into the person I am today rather than tear me apart. So now, here I am, serving a mission, testifying of Jesus Christ, my testimony stronger than it ever has been. I decide to keep being Mormon, because I've felt the difference it has made on my ability to bear the hardships of this life. One thing I've definitely learned being on a mission is that trials and challenges will never stop coming. There will always be difficult things put in our paths, but the way we choose to face them is what makes all the difference. I choose to face them with Heavenly Father on my side. I can't make it through anything in this life without Him, because only through Him are all things possible.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith in everything I do, rather than say that I believe something but never show it. I decided to go on a mission, because it was what I felt I was supposed to do. I knew that the church was true and I wanted to share that with others, but I doubted myself a lot and didn't take the time at first to develop a sincere desire to go. Honestly the thought of pausing my life for 18 months was both exciting and depressing. But then I realized that if this was truly what God wanted me to do, then the best thing I could do was to smile about it. Then after about three months of being a missionary, I had become so excited about sharing this gospel with others that I knew that it will be very difficult for me to leave and go back to normal life. I try to keep the faith by being exactly obedient and doing everything I can to serve those around me.