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Hi I'm Kyeremateng

I grew up in Ghana. I produce music and I enjoy writing little poetic pieces. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived in Ghana my whole life; it was only until I received my mission call that I had the opportunity to travel outside my country and learn to speak French. Raised by a single parent - my mom - and being the eldest brother, I sometimes have to assume the role of a father. My faith and testimony have grown stronger as I have striven to be a good example to my younger brother. I enjoy writing short poetic pieces.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been going to church since I was a child; to me it was just something to do when Sunday comes around. I never paid attention to the subject of religion in much detail until I got into senior high school. I suddenly noticed how many various churches were out there in the world and most importantly, how vast their beliefs were apart. I engaged with several sects in an effort to understand the differences I had noticed; I paid visits to their meetings and had a number of conversations with several people, but all these efforts only deepened my confusion and raised more questions. Since my efforts were yielding no fruits, I finally decided to pray and ask God to bring the truth to my doorstep. It wasn't long after that when I came home from school one afternoon to find two men in white shirts standing at my doorstep talking with my mom. They said they were missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I joined the lesson and every lesson after that. I paid visits to Sunday church meetings. I began to study the Book of Mormon and I knelt in secret and prayed to ask God if the things the missionaries have taught me about Joseph Smith were true and if the Book of Mormon also were true. I felt the Holy Ghost testify to me concerning the truthfulness of the restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and I knew right then that the Book of Mormon is true, that Joseph Smith was called of God to be a prophet, and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's true church restored to earth in these last days. I accepted baptism and that seed of testimony has grown from time to time as I make and keep covenants in the Gospel.

How I live my faith

Service through church callings has brought some of my happiest moments in life and is one way I live my faith. As an instructor in the children's primary class I have had the opportunity to share in the joy of service. Teaching the gospel to these little children and seeing the eagerness they have to learn the gospel is a great experience. Often times we have fun activities and sing many beautiful songs in class that puts smiles on the children's faces. They have such energy and are so full of light.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

One of the promises the Savior made to His disciples was that He would send the Comforter to them after He ascends to His Father in Heaven. The Holy Ghost is that Comforter. And just as the name suggests, the Holy Ghost comforts us. In a world full of such pain and difficulty, I have, on countless occasions, felt grateful for the gift of the Holy Ghost. When our spirits are wounded and our bodies broken, the Holy Ghost can bring us a feeling of peace and warmth; an assurance that hope is not lost. He helps us to feel the love of our Savior as tangible as an embrace, helping us know that everything will be alright. We all need to feel loved, to find the slightest piece of peace in a violent world, to feel warmth in a cold world, to know everything will be alright; the Holy Ghost can bring us such feelings. The Holy Ghost can also make us better people. When we heed His promptings we make good choices, we feel after righteousness and cast aside our unrighteous desires. The good things in us, such as humility, patience, love, selflessness, modesty, honesty, chastity, faith, hope, etc are the things the Holy Ghost endeavors to help us magnify. The Holy Ghost literally brings out the best in us. Show more Show less