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Hi I'm Brysa Batista

Full-time missionary serving in Idaho Pocatello Mission. Gamer, robotic builder, soccer fan and I ♥ the gospel.

About Me

I'm a Brazilian, but... How much is a Brazilian anyways? I'm the oldest child and the only girl of 3 kids, I studied for 2 years Computer Engineering in college, I like to listen classic&rock&gospel music, go to the movie, play video games, learn new things, make new friends and spend time with my family. I had my real testimony of this Gospel when I truly felt my Savior's love. I have felt the Atonement of Jesus Christ in my life and I was able to change because of the truth that I felt in my heart I desired to share with others by going on a mission. Surprisingly I was called to serve a foreign mission in Idaho Pocatello, USA. Then I became part of the new Idaho Idaho Falls Mission. The happiness that I feel in the gospel makes me have the desire to make someone laugh at least everyday! So far I've been able to fill this goal on my mission. =)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in a LDS (Mormon) family, my parents are converts to the church, basically the Pioneers in their family. I grew up knowing about the gospel teachings but had a time in my life that I needed to know by myself if all the things that I learned when I was growing were true or not. At that time I felt pretty confused and I knelt down to pray to ask God if all those things were or not true. The answer didn't came soon, I just felt good about it, but I couldn't recognize that as an answer. Some years passed since that prayer and I decided that I would try it again, and I did. Nothing really happened besides to feel some peace, then I opened in a scripture in Galatians 4:22 and that described that what I felt was the Spirit telling me that those things were true. Since that many things happened and I did some mistakes that I couldn't overcome alone, then my testimony of Jesus Christ and the power of His sacrifice really came to me. In a desperate moment of my hard times I knelt down again to pray and I felt the Savior's love for me, I felt His presence just beside me, He helped me in all the times and that's why I decided to live this gospel fully and to do all that I can to give back all the love that I received from my Father in Heaven. I do know that the gospel is true, that Joseph Smith was a prophet from God that translated the Book of Mormon that has helped me so much in my life, I know that we have a living prophet and that families can be together forever.

How I live my faith

I strive daily to be an example of the believers as says in 1 Timothy 4:12 and I try to serve others as Jesus Christ would do, that's why I decided to come on a mission and serve all those who are in need. I love to share my testimony with all my friends and with all those who I meet, I try to be a good example to my young brothers and to my parents' family that aren't members of the church.