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Hi I'm Nadia

I'm Peruvian. I'm a wife. I'm a mom. I'm a writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Peru. I left home to come to Utah and got my bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Business. I graduated in April 2011. I married my best friend in June 2011. I had a baby girl in January 2013. I love reading, writing and blogging.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were raised Catholic and they both converted to the Church thanks to some Mormon missionaries that found them and taught them about the gospel. I was raised a Mormon. I had some thoughts about what it would be like leaving the church in my late teenage years but I never went through with them, because I'm honestly happy with my life. By keeping worthy and praying to my Heavenly Father, I was able to regain a stronger testimony of God and the restored Church in this earth. The day I was able to go to the temple and marry my love for time and all eternity was the best day of my life. To be able to make it to the temple is one of the greatest blessings I have ever received. Everyone should try to live up to the standards if only to feel the joy that is felt in the House of the Lord.

How I live my faith

I attend Church every week where I renew the covenants I made at the time of my baptism. I'm taught and spiritually nurtured by others who also live and believe the same things I do. I served as a Nursery Instructor with my husband in our ward. We taught little children (from 18 months until 3 years old) about Jesus and His teachings. We showed them how much our Heavenly Father loves us by loving them ourselves. Serving with my husband helped us grow together as a couple and prepare to teach our little girl about Jesus when she joined our family.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Nadia
Picture your own home. Would you like a pig covered in mud to enter you home and stain it? The Mormon Temples are the houses of the Lord where sacred ordinances take place. To enter the House of the Lord one must be cleansed from all impurity and be ready to receive the ordinances that will be performed in the Temple. To enter the Temple one must have a Temple Recommend given by a leader of the Church, such as the Bishop and Stake President. The Temple Recommend shows that the person is clean and worthy to enter the House of the Lord. Nothing secret goes on in the Temple, it's simply sacred and must be respected and treated as such. In the Temple we receive further instruction on eternal truths that will help us in this life. Husband and wife can be married and sealed together in the Temples, such ordinances bring enormous happiness and joy. Every child that is born into a family where the parents are sealed is also sealed and will be with them forever. It's a great blessing to know that no matter what happens, if we remain worthy, we will never have to say goodbye to those we love. Show more Show less