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Hi I'm Hermana Acosta

I'm a Mormon and proud of it! I grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and am currently assigned to Birmingham, Alabama mission.

About Me

I graduated HS in 2014. I am a former FFA member and worked with mules and horses. Some of my favorite hobbies are: painting, drawing, horseback riding, and just being out in nature. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and love to share it with anyone who will listen.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but it wasn't until I was about ten that my heart was truly converted. As a young child approaching ten I felt tired all the time. My face began to swell and my overall body was changing. I didn't feel like me. My family and I visited many doctors to figure out why I felt and looked so bad. It wasn't until we traveled a state away, that we found out what was wrong. I have hypothyroid disease. Once I was treated, my thyroid started to improve. Not until that point did I really understand the love our heavenly father has for his children. It was like a light bulb went on in my head. I realized through all my trails, Heavenly Father was always there. He never left me. I could always feel His love. I also realized that Jesus Christ knew what I was going through because he had suffered and died for all my pains and afflictions. I was not only loved by my family but I was loved by my Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

When I was eight I made the decision to be baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It was the best decision I have ever made! In the Young Women's Program, I have had the blessings of numerous callings. I have been able to serve my young women sisters in numerous presidencies, as a youth camp leader, and visiting teacher. After I graduated high school, I was called to serve in Jr. nursery. Surprisingly, I feel Jr. nursery has taught me the most. It has taught me how to be a teacher, observant, and most of all, patient. I am thankful for the callings I have received as they have helped me become who I am today.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Hermana Acosta
In James 1:5 it says,"If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." Just like in James, ask to know if these things are true. Also my favorite scripture is in Moroni. It is Moroni 10:4-5 and it says, " And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask‍ God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith‍ in Christ, he will manifest‍ the truth‍ of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know‍ the truth‍ of all things." Read The Book of Mormon and ask with sincere intent to know if these things are true. I know from experience that Heavenly Father does answer prayers. Show more Show less