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Hi I'm Breanna

I'm a Mormon and work as a registered nurse. I love being a nurse and find joy in working locally and abroad.

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah and I currently work in hospital. I knew that I wanted to be a nurse since I was about 12 years old and started college right after graduating high school. I completed my Bachelor's Degree of Nursing last year and have worked as a registered nurse since July 2013 on both medical-surgical and orthopedic units. Last Spring I traveled to Guatemala to volunteer as a nurse. I loved my experience there so much that I plan to go back this May. Nursing is truly a calling for me. I have many, many interests and likes and here are a few: singing, musical theatre, dancing, running, biking, hiking, camping, swimming, painting, drawing, reading, and soccer. It is my goal to continue to develop these interests and talents because they bring me great joy! Both of my parents grew up as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Mormons, so I was born into the church. I was baptized at the age of 8, as were all of my siblings. I have two older brothers and one younger sister who served full-time missions for the church and my dad served as well. I am not married yet, but hope to be married one day and start a family. I love my family and the gospel with all of my heart!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know with all of my soul that this is our Savior's church. I have developed my testimony of this gospel throughout my life and continue to do so. I know that I am happy when I keep all of the commandments the Lord has given. I can see that I am progressing by striving to develop my talents and living the teachings of this gospel. Something that has helped strengthen my testimony of this gospel is seeing that I am still happy and feel at peace no matter what happens to me, my family, or my nation. By this I mean that when trials or tragedies happen, I know that it is all in the Lord's plan. I feel sorrow, grief and pain, just like anyone else, but when trials happen I give those feelings to my Savior because through His atonement He has already suffered those things for me. His Atonement is infinite and through time, trials, joy, pain, happiness, and sorrow I grow to understand what His sacrifice means for me, my family, and everyone else. My mom has always taught me that boundaries give us freedom. When I live the laws and principles of the gospel, I am a free woman and can continue to progress in this life. I write in my journal a lot. Many of the things that I write down are blessings or tender mercies from the Lord when I am in a time of need. As I write of my life experiences, I recognize the Savior's hand in my life more and more. By His grace, I am saved daily. I need Him every hour of every day. My journal contains a personal record of my testimony and experiences, though often small, that have changed my life and drawn me closer to my Savior. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true and that I am truly happy when I live by it's teachings. I do not feel like something is missing in my life when I live the gospel and follow my Savior. I feel complete, or whole. That feeling is indescribable but one that fills my soul. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I feel like I live my faith by doing what I do everyday. I go to church every week on Sunday and then participate in church activities throughout the week. I attend a religion class every Tuesday night and try to go to the temple every week. Every other Sunday I am responsible to teach students in a class called gospel doctrine. This means that I need to prepare the lesson materials during the week before which is a special experience as I am able to learn more myself. This year we are teaching from the New Testament and focusing on the Savior's life. I am not paid to teach, but rather called to teach and then commit to volunteer my time. I am also assigned to visit other women in my church and make regular contact with them. I have a companion, another women in my church, to go visit with me. I have made great friendships this way and I know that everyone is being taken care of, myself included. I live my faith by trying to live and be like our Savior Jesus Christ and keeping all of the commandments He has given.