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Hi I'm Vicky

I was born in Guatemala. I am a wife. I am a mom. I love to learn. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been blessed to be in many different places throught my life. I was born in Guatemala. I studied for a year in Iowa, I served a mission in California, I studied my MBA in Mexico, I did an internship in India, and I married in Washigton, and that is where I am now. I love to meet people from other cultures and visit places. I was born from good parents, they taught me to study and prepare myself. To be faithful, to be honest, to be a hard worker. I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful baby girl.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were Catholic when I was born. But my mom started working for the administrative office of the Church of Latter Day Saints. We started investigating the church, and we attended for many years. Until the moment came, when my parents decided that was the time to get baptized. Our conversion was slow, we as family started to change our past life little by little. But it changed our life completely. Even though, I was really young when this changes happened, I still remember them. Myself and my sibilings have been sealed in the temple for this life and the eternity to worthy companions. I love to know that I can be with my parents, my sibilings, with my husband and with my baby forever. I served a mission in Carlsbad, CA. That was a great moment in my life to see so many miracles, and to see how the gospel can change lives. The gospel has taught me to strive to be who God wants me to be. To strive to improve myself every day. To love others.

How I live my faith

In the church, I have the assignment to work with the women between 18 years and older. I learn every day from my sisters in the Gospel. Each women there have strong testimonies, they try to live the gospel in their daily life, they confort each other. I have been blessed to be working with them. Before this assignement, most of my life I have worked with the children in the church. This is an assignment, that gave me strenght in my youth. I always loved to learn from the simple lessons that each child gave me; they were patient, loving, humble, forgiving, loyal, etc.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Vicky
No.. we are not. But is one of the greatest blessings I have had in my life. Young men, are encouraged to serve 2 years in a mission. Women are not required at all, but they can serve one, too. And senior couples could serve one too. The missions are a time to forget about ourselves and serve others. It's a time where you can learn to love others, without any interest, but their well beeing, and the desire to help them to improve their lives through the gospel. Show more Show less