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Hi I'm Mikeila Aquino

I grew up in California. I am the oldest of six children. I love to sing, dance, laugh and meet new people! I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love to spend time with my family! One of my favorite family traditions is going camping every summer. We also love singing together and have fun conversations at the dinner table. My favorite animal is a horse. My favorite colors are blue and purple. I attended BYU Hawaii for a year and plan on going back when I return from my mission. I love going to the beach (in Hawaii, not California). I absolutely adore little kids and enjoy babysitting them!

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in a loving and gracious Savior who loves and knows us personally. I am grateful for the Atonement because without it I would never be forgiven of my sins nor have the opportunity to live with my Heavenly Father and Savior again. I have been blessed with a beautiful family who has nurtured and supported me throughout my life. I have a desire to follow my parents' to one day be sealed in the Lord's temple for time and all eternity with my future husband. I love my Savior. I know He lives. I would not have a happy life wihtout Him. I believe in the prophet Joseph Smith who bore testimony of Christ every single day of his life so that all of us could enjoy the blessings of the restored gospel. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I had the wonderful opportunity to teach a sunday school class for the 8 and 9 year olds at church. This year we were studying the Old Testament. I gained so much knowledge about the bible and the prophets of old. Each week I partake of the sacrament. This ordinance is very sacred to me because each week I have the chance to repent for the mistakes I have made and also ponder on my baptismal covenant. For the next 18 months, I will be serving a mission for the church in the Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission. I know without a doubt that I was called by God. As I read the letter, the spirit confirmed to me that my call is for me. It was a feeling like no other and it has brought me so much joy!