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Hi I'm Katelynne

Books are my passion. One day I will publish one of my own. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love books. I love reading, writing, pretty much anything that has to do with science fiction or fantasy and hey, you've got me on board. That's the number one thing people know about me. I have this board on my wall that I call my nerd board. It has everything on it from concert tickets to a newspaper written by Brandon Sanderson that he handed to me at comic-con a couple years ago. I go to the San Diego Comic-con every year with my sister and our friend. It's always amazing. I love Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and even Doctor Who, which I wasn't too anxious to get into. I draw as well as write, though drawing takes me much longer because I think it has to be perfect before I can let a picture go. I go to a local community college. This semester is my second. I'm taking math, history, choir and American Sign Language (which I am semi-obsessed with and took in high school). I'm excited to be going to school today actually, and learning some things about mathematics that I didn't bother to pay attention to in high school. College is going to be so fun!

Why I am a Mormon

I've never not been a Mormon, though that doesn't have anything to do with why I'm still a Mormon today. I believe in the teachings of my church. I believe that being a Mormon helps me, and can help anyone, be a better person. I know that if I wasn't a Mormon I would be somewhere far away from the kind, loving and funny person I try to be. I love this church. I love it so much. Part of the reason I am still active in this church has to be because of my best friend. She started taking the missionary discussions, which are the lessons missionaries teach, and was baptized this past October. Sitting through the discussions with her strengthened my own testimony. Watching her go through some of the things she went through to become Mormon made me glad that I was born into a family that had already joined the church. It made me grateful that I didn't have to deal with a family that didn't support me in the decision to get baptized. I love my best friend and admire her strength to keep coming to church when it annoys her father so much. She keeps me going too, because I am that person that would fall away without her. I am the person you take to a theme park and I'm like, "no, I don't want to go on the roller coaster." and then you drag me on and afterwards, I'm like, "Woohoo! That was fun! Let's do it again!!" But about church. Really it comes down to this: When I am obeying the commandments and following the "guidelines," I am happy. It makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church each Sunday and listening to every one there speak about Christ. I have a calling in the Single's Branch where I am. I am on the activities committee. We come up with activities for the young single adults to be a part of throughout each week. Sometimes it's just boardgame night and others it's super cool things like having a Hunger Games Tournament with other branches. It was a water fight. It was awesome. I also live my faith by dressing modestly and being kind to others (or trying very hard in some cases).