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Hi I'm Brancen

I'm a son, a friend, a cello player, a missionary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born to two loving earthly parents in Salt Lake City Utah. i have lived in Orem since the age of eight, and consider it my home town. As a kid I was very adventurous and have had multiple stitches put in more than seven times. I love the feeling you get in your stomach when falling. I graduated from high school in 2015. I worked as a substitute teacher for a year after high school before leaving on my mission. I am currently serving a full time mission in the Ohio, Columbus mission. After my mission I plan on going to college at "yet to decide university" and plan on studying "who knows what". If I were to assign myself an animal I would choose a raccoon because I am easily distracted by shiny objects. I have ADD.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and was raised in the church, my family and I did our best to atend church every week. The gospel and the teachings of the church have been a huge influence on my life, I cant imagine where i would be today without the church. having been raised by a single mother we recieved so much help from the kind members and leaders in the wards we have attended and because of this charity and kindness are a huge part of my testimony of Christs teachings.

How I live my faith

As a kid and as a highschool student, I did not take my religious beliefs as seriously as I should have. I did not read my scriptures daily and I did not attend seminary as regularly as I probably should have. When I attended church it always felt like an obligation. At the time I did not realize what a privilege and blessing each of those things were, and I took advantage of them. I wish I could change that. I really started to gain a testimony of Christ and his gospel when I started preparing for my mission. Since being on my mission I have grown so much in the gospel and my testimony has really grown and started to solidify. As I have been on my mission I have truly learned what it means to be a mormon. I now look forward to each Sunday, and I kick myself every time I forget to read my scriptures. I look forward to being able to, when I get home, help the ward and the missionaries in ways I didn't know were possible before my mission. I owe everything I have and everything I am to my Heavenly Father, and his son Jesus Christ. I am happy to be on my mission, to be able to share my new found testimony, and to be able to help others gain a testimony of their own. I love to see the joy and happiness on people's faces just after they are baptized, and I love knowing that I helped make that happen. Having gained a testimony and having had the opportunity to serve a mission, I know that am blessed, and I am ready to start my life anew.