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Hi I'm Nastacha

I was born in Puerto Rico, raised in Arizona. I enjoy traveling, singing, and concerts. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am fluent in Spanish and English. I have a deep love for authentic Mexican food. I grew up with a passion for acting and volleyball. I love to travel and learn about new cultures. Empathy and acceptance are important to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, so it has been an outstanding influence throughout my life. When I was 14 years old, I went to a church-sponsored camp called "Especially For Youth" (EFY). At that point, I was unsure of whether I truly believed in the church or if I was just going because my parents were taking me. I was having a lot of trouble with recognizing the Holy Ghost in my life which was making it difficult for me to strengthen my testimony. However, during a testimony meeting one night at EFY, I felt the undeniable love and comfort of my Heavenly Father through the Spirit. It was a confirmation to me that I was in the right place and that I would always be blessed if I remained faithful to my Father in Heaven and followed his commandments. Now, I am 20 years old and I still have the knowledge that I am doing what Heavenly Father wants me to and I wouldn't have it any other way.

How I live my faith

I was called to be a primary worker in my home ward. For a while, I taught the sunbeams (children ages 4-5) which was such a blessing. I learned a great deal of patience as well as strengthened my own testimony of the gospel by sharing the most basic teachings of the church. I recently began working as an assistant to the nursery (children 3-4), which has also been a learning experience. One of the most important lessons that I have learned is the importance of being a good example at all times. Children learn from what they see more than from what they hear, which means that it's important to show them how to behave properly and become good people.

What is being a Mormon like?

Personally, I feel that being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is similar to being in the eye of a storm. The storm, in this case, represents the world and all its confusion. During a storm, the eye is referred to as a calm region at the center. I truly feel that in this day and age, there are so many things that people are unsure of and there are a lot of misunderstood people out there. Being a "Mormon," I am certain of who I am, a child of God, I know what my purpose is in this life, I know what I believe, I know what I need to do to return to live with my Father in Heaven. I am truly blessed to have a knowledge of this gospel, especially during a time when the world is so troubled and lost. Just to clarify, I don't mean to imply that everyone in the world is confused or lost; I want to be clear that, personally, I feel that I am sure of my identity thanks to my beliefs and the church's influence in my life. Show more Show less