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Hi I'm Hermana Griffes

I am a Spanish-speaking missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love the Lord and I love His people!

About Me

I am currently serving as a Spanish-speaking missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! I love the gospel and I love the Spanish language, so it's a perfect opportunity! Sharing my beliefs on a daily basis brings so much joy to my life! I want to share that joy with every single person ever! I love to meet new people; I'm a definite social butterfly! Like I mentioned before, one of my biggest daily goals to is ensure that happiness can be found around every corner! If I wasn't on the Lord's errand and I could be in the kitchen all of the time I would be! Either that or I would be playing with small children! Children fill me with such tremendous joy - I can't wait to be a mother someday! I also love to be artistic! I like to create, whether it be art on a canvas or a delicious meal on a plate, it comes from my heart! My horse Charlie is the biggest teddy bear out there, no doubt! He's a great pal! Riding has been a part of my life pretty much since I was born! I am a huge fan of peaceful moments when I can just think, especially when I'm outside! I'm definitely pretty silly though, laughter is a giant part of my life! I'm not super sporty, but if you passed a soccer ball to me you better believe I would be all over it! The gospel of Jesus Christ is the most important aspect of my life; it has made me into the person that I am. I cannot imagine my life without the light and love it provides!

Why I am a Mormon

I know that God lives! Without a shadow of a doubt I know He loves every single one of His children in a very special and personal way! In 2012 a four year-old girl from church who was like a little sister to me was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away just three weeks later. I loved her with everything that I am and I didn't understand why a loving God would take her from my life, especially at such an early age. I reflected on this for hours, and I got angry..angry at God for not being fair to me, her friends, and her family... A feeling of overwhelming peace shook me from all of the emotions I had been dealing with as I continued to reflect on her life and the love she had for every single person who was lucky enough to have known her! I knew in my heart and in my mind that she was so ready to go live with God! She had done everything to bless her fellowmen on Earth that she needed to! She fulfilled her mission here on Earth and Heaven needed her sweet spirit far more than anyone in this world did! I realized that God took her from me out of love! I realized that she would no longer have to suffer the things of the world! She was taken to a place of total bliss! That's when I knew that God was real! I had always kind of thought so, but before then I was just agreeing with what I had always grown up hearing! I can also testify that The Bible and The Book of Mormon are true! They go hand-in-hand and do nothing but testify of Christ and His love for us! Read them! Even if you already have, read them again! And pray to our almighty, loving God to know if they are true! He will answer you! He wants you to have the truth and the happiness that comes along with it! I know that God speaks to His children! He has called a Prophet today so He can speak to all of us. I know that He sent His Son to suffer and ultimately die for our sins! He sent us here to Earth so that we could become like Him! He wants us to one day return to live with Him again with our families!

How I live my faith

I love to share my knowledge of God with everyone around me! I love the saying "Actions speak louder than words!" It is so true! You can say a thousand words, but just one small act out of kindness often has a much greater impact! Serving God's children gets me so entirely excited! It doesn't even matter what it is I'm doing, I am just filled to the brim with energy and enthusiasm when I'm doing good! I teach people about God and His glorious Plan of Happiness each and everyday! I can feel of God's love and His hand in my life so evidently when I'm surrounded by the people I love! Church is my safe place, and the members of the church are my family! It is so evident through the words that God has given to us that He really does love us and He wants to be in every aspect of our lives! Hand-in-hand the Bible and the Book of Mormon testify boldly of our Father's love for us!