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Hi I'm Kaitlyn!

I have grown up in Utah my whole life. I love to laugh. I love my family. I LOVE the gospel. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an average 18 year old girl who loves to spend my time outdoors with family and friends, and wasting away afternoons reading a good book. In high school, I did track and cross country all four years, which gave me my love for staying active and long trail runs. Since high school I have been going to a local community college to finish up my generals, and I plan on transferring to a university to receive my degree in Speech Pathology after I serve a full time mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be born into a family who lives the gospel principles, and are members of the church. I am very grateful towards my Heavenly Father for this, but even though I was born into an LDS family I have had to receive a testimony of the gospel for myself. I have always believed, but there have been times in my life, especially in high school, where I have had doubts about whether or not this is the true church. I can remember one night at the beginning of high school, after finishing the Book of Mormon for the first time on my own, kneeling in prayer with a sincere heart and asking Heavenly Father if it was true. I can remember an overwhelming feeling of peace and comfort wash over me, and I knew without a doubt that this was the true church, that I was a daughter of God, that I had a wonderful Heavenly Father and Savior who loves me and knows exactly what I am going through, and even though life is not easy or fair, He is there to help us repent of our many sins and help us return to live with Him again someday.

How I live my faith

One of my young women leaders once told me that, "We serve people not because of who they are, but because of who we are." This quote has stuck with me ever since then, and has helped me realize that in life there is nothing better than serving others like Christ did. I have had the opportunity to do this in my callings in the LDS church. I have served as president and 1st counselor over the young women in my ward, where I helped to plan various activities and made many friends. I have also served as a primary teacher for the seven year old children turning eight in our ward. I am now currently serving as a visiting teacher in my ward where I get to visit with and meet the sweet women in my neighborhood and serve them. Within the next month I will be headed off to the West Virginia Charleston mission where I have been blessed to go serve the wonderful people living there.