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Hi I'm Matilynn

I love Utah, exercising, playing the guitar, and hiking. I am preparing to serve my mission in Sydney, Australia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a student at BYU. I love hiking, camping, boating, four wheeling, spontaneous adventures, and playing soccer and volleyball. I am the oldest of 4 kids, two sisters and one brother. I have amazing parents that have been great examples throughout my life. I am preparing to serve a mission in Sydney, Australia and teach in the Samoan language to those with the culture of my ancestors. I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love laughing, sunsets, mountains, and I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ!!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because there is nothing in this world that brings me more happiness and joy than the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The simple, yet beautiful truths of the Gospel have brought about brightest and happiest times of my life. Without the knowledge of the Gospel, I could not have conquered the trials and struggles that I have gone through. I have felt the love of the Savior as He has eased my burdens as He has wrapped His arms around me. The Gospel is amazing. It has given me comfort, peace, joy, and an eternal perspective which enables me to look at the world in a different light. I have realized that here on earth, everyone is a child of God and every person has a purpose. The gospel of has helped me identify my purpose and the path I need to take to fulfill it. I have read the Book of Mormon, and prayed about it's truthfulness. As a result, I have no doubt of it's truth it contains and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that the gospel is true because of the power of the Holy Ghost. I am Mormon because with the knowledge of the gospel I have received direction, guidance, comfort, and have been protected from the sin and temptation that is rampant in the world today. I am Mormon because I see how the Gospel blesses me and helps me in my everyday life, and it is beautiful. Through my brightest days, and darkest times, I have been converted to Christ and I know the Gospel is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a light and bringing happiness, especially that of the gospel, to those around me. I look for opportunities where I can serve and meet the needs of others. Overall, I try love others and look at them as what they can become, just as Christ does. I also love spending time frequently in the temple to feel of the peace that is present there.