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Hi I'm Brittany

I'm creative. I'm writing two books and have entered artwork. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love doing a variety of things; I love to draw, swim, babysit, play the flute, sing, be crazy, have fun, write, hang out with friends, and read. I also love being a friendly, outgoing, cheerful person who loves being different (in a good way). I'm currently working at Scentsy, and I love it; not only are my coworkers great, but it always smells good! I will be going to BYU-Idaho in January 2012. I'm going to study to be an art teacher, a drama teacher, and possibly an English teacher. My favorite books are the Leven Thumps series, the Fablehaven series, and the Children of the Promise series. I LOVE Disney; I can quote any classic Disney movie word-for-word, including the songs! I also have great memorization skills; I have memorized every school play's script - and still remember them to this day. I also like country music, including Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, George Strait, the Band Perry, Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, and the Zac Brown Band.

Why I am a Mormon

The church has been in my life ever since I was born. When the age of accountability rolled around, I was baptized because at the time, I didn't know that it was a choice; I thought that was what everyone did when they turned eight. Looking back, I realize that I would be a completely different person without the gospel. I would feel like no one loved me and I would wonder, "Who am I? Why am I here? Am I important to anyone?" I see the blessings that having the gospel has brought to me; I'm a very likeable person, I get along easily with others, and I don't have issues with drugs, violence, etc. I've been blessed with good friends, loving family, and knowledge of who I am and where I need to be. My friends are one of my greatest examples: they know where they're going to go, and there's nothing that will deter them from their goals. One of my friends that is a boy told me that he's going to come to the single's ward when he turns 18, go on a mission, marry in the temple, and raise a righteous family. My friend's example is very encouraging; I want to have similar goals. One of the things that brings me in touch with the Lord spiritually is music. I love to sing, play the flute, and church hymns. I have a special attraction to the sacrament hymns; they're calm, slow, and reverent. They make me feel at peace, give me a sense of comfort, and draw me closer to my Savior. I know that this church is the only true church here on Earth today. I know that it gives me guidance and keeps me on the right path. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints isn't the better choice; it's the best choice.

How I live my faith

I participate in our single's ward choir. I also attend firesides and have visiting and home teachers. I search for opportunities to serve, go to the temple, and spend time with my family. I haven't been in the single's ward for very long, but I'm going to try my best to be a disciple of Christ, even with or without a minor calling.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Brittany
Performing baptisms for the dead gives those who have passed away a chance to accept the gospel. Those that haven't received the gospel or have rejected it in this life are being taught. When someone on Earth is baptized for them in the temple, they can choose to become a member of the church or not. They can't be baptized themselves, so someone on Earth needs to perform it for them. We as members of the church want to give even those who have died a chance to partake of the gospel's blessings and knowledge. Show more Show less