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Hi I'm Katelynn Munson

I was born and raised in Idaho and am studying Construction Management at BYU-Idaho. I love to travel and read. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Currently I am attending Brigham Young University-Idaho studying Construction Management and Architecture. Though I didn't always know what I wanted to study, I had always been drawn towards building things. As part of my college career, I have the opportunity to take part in doing two 3-month long internships relating to Construction Management. My first one is in Hawaii and the second one is in San Diego, California. Though traveling to a state so far from home has been scary, I have had some of the best growing and learning experiences in my life. I have come to know and love different cultures, and appreciate the culture I grew up in even more. The best part about going somewhere new is that I always have the church no matter where I go. Getting to meet members from all over the world has been one of my favorite parts about traveling to new places. As I get to know the members in the places I have traveled, I can't help but feel the love of my Heavenly Father for me and all of His children.

Why I am a Mormon

The most important thing to me is my family. Without my family, I would be lost and alone. In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints we believe that families are eternal. This eternal truth is the reason why I am a Mormon. I have come to know that because of the Savior's Atonement, I can repent and live with my Father in Heaven once more, with my loved ones right beside me. Without this knowledge, I could not have peace in this life. I know that as I keep the commandments that God has given me, and as I keep the promises that I have made with Him, that I can have all of the blessings that God has promised to me. I know that this Church is the true Church of Jesus Christ, and that Jesus Christ is at the head of this church. I know that the Priesthood has been fully restored to the earth, and that through the priesthood power Families can be sealed for time and all eternity in the House of the Lord. I know that we have a prophet here on earth, and that President Monson, the quorom of the 12 Apostles, and the first presidency of the church have been called of God. I know that they are prophets, seers, and revelators for our day. As I heed their counsel, I know that I am heeding the counsel of God. I know that the Book of Mormon was translated by the Prophet Joseph Smith through the power of God. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and his earthly, and heavenly, ministry. I know that if ever we want to know of the truthfulness of the gospel, for our self, that we can kneel in prayer to our Father in Heaven and He will answer your prayers. He knows each one of us by name, and He knows our hearts. I know that God loves all of His children, and His deepest desire is for all of us to return home to Him once more. I have chosen to a member of His Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, because of these eternal truths.

How I live my faith

One thing that I try to do in every community that I am in is to get involved in my church callings. As I currently attend a singles ward, there are many opportunities to reach out and extend a hand towards those around me. For instance, when ever there is an activity coming up for my ward, I try to volunteer my time and talents where they are needed. As I have been called to be a teacher for Sunday School, I make an effort to make every lesson I give a prayerful one. As I plan lessons, I try to follow the promptings of the spirit as closely as I can. That way I can be more aware of what the members in my ward may be needing to hear. I have a firm belief that each of us can be servants in the Lords vineyard. What this means to me is that when we see a chance to serve others, in big and little ways, that we jump on those opportunities immediately. We never know when someone is feeling lost or lonely. To heed the promptings of the spirit can be an answer to someones most heart-felt prayers.