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Hi I'm KateLyn

I was born in Portland, Oregon but have lived most of my life in Utah. I am attending school at BYU-Idaho. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am attending college and majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. I enjoy hiking, singing, swimming, and anything hands on and crafty. I love sports and my favorites are basketball and volleyball. I am one of five kids in my family and I adore my family! I love going on family trips and making so many fun and lasting memories. My dream destination is a trip to Europe which I'm hopefully going next semester as part of my education.

Why I am a Mormon

I am member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I have gained a testimony of the gospel for myself. I have had experiences where I felt of my Saviors love and knew that He really does care about me and that I matter. I really love this Church and I'm grateful for my membership because I wouldn't be the same person without the gospel in my life. It strengthens me in ways that I never knew were possible. I have grown up in the gospel my whole life and I'm grateful for my ancestors and their legacy that they left me by coming across the plains as pioneers to have religious freedom. I am grateful for the gift of the Holy Ghost so that I can have continual guidance everyday so that I can be a better person. I know that there is a life after earth. The family is central to the creators plan and families can be sealed in holy temples so that we can live together through the eternities. I know that the decisions that I make in this life are important and I strive everyday to come closer to my Savior. I know that Jesus Christ is real and that He loves me and all His children so much. I know that I am here for a reason and that there is a purpose!! I know that Heavenly Father sent His son, Jesus Christ to atone for my sins so that I can over come spiritual and physical death; that I may be able to return to my Heavenly Father. I know that Heavenly Father didn't send me to fail on earth but gave me many tools such as family, scriptures, prayer, temples, and church so that I can come closer to Him. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, it is true, and I can come closer to God through this book. I know that we can still receive modern day revelation and that there is a prophet, Thomas S. Monson. I have had many blessings come through living this gospel and I know that it is the reason why I feel so much happiness and peace. The gospel is for everyone.

How I live my faith

I attend a ward at my school and I am called as a ward missionary. I have the opportunity to invite people to church and encourage them to set up a mormon.org profile. I also am a visiting teacher where I can visit with a sister by sharing a message and giving friendship. I have had other callings in church such as a Sunday school teacher.