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Hi I'm Brit Stanford

I'm a Soon-to-be-Momma. I'm a travel-addict, a lover of books, and of people. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am busily working to finish my bachelor's degree after skipping from school to school in three different countries. I am married to the love of my life, and we are expecting our first baby - a little boy! I love finding the beauty in every nook and cranny of the world: the art, the literature, the people, the culture, the adventure of it all. I love backpacking, rock-climbing, and the outdoors. Someday I will catch my first fish!

Why I am a Mormon

There's a lot of nasty things in this world. But, there's also a whole lot of beauty and hope. My hope and joy comes from the gospel of Jesus Christ. It gives me understanding of my purpose on earth, my relationship with my husband, my family, others, and God. I think we all come up to that brick wall in life where everything seems dark and bleak. We wonder where we fit in and what the point of all of this is. I felt that when I was 14, and I saw hope and purpose in the eyes of girls my age, Mormons. I studied the Book of Mormon. I prayed to God that He would tell me if this gospel was the source of truth that would provide direction and meaning in this confusing life. I received my answer from Him. Being a Mormon gives me so much joy. It helps me get through the difficult things in life. It gives me hope when hope is difficult to find. It provides answers to the deepest questions of my soul. Thank goodness for that!

How I live my faith

I go to church for three hours every Sunday (some think I'm crazy!), where I teach 4-7 year olds for two hours about Jesus Christ (with the help of lots of crayons and pictures), and then go to Sacrament meeting. I like to visit the elderly in my area. They have the best stories! Every Monday, my husband and I have a family night to talk about how we can strengthen our family and be better parents. We attend the temple at least once a month to remember the covenants we have made with God and each other. We listen to talks given by our prophets and apostles while we make dinner and clean the house, and discuss our scriptures on our drive to school and work.