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Hi I'm Nestly Mondejar

I'm a daughter of God, I'm now in the Lord's vineyard and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! My name is Nestly. I was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia but now I'm from the Philippines where you can find the most beautiful natural spots and beaches, delicious foods and especially the friendliest, warmest smiles and hospitality you can experience. We are 4 in the family. I'm the eldest and I have one younger brother. I'm now serving in Hawaii Honolulu Mission and my primary assignment is in the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors' Center. I love meeting people from all over the world and I'm so grateful to be here as a missionary, sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Before I decided to go on a mission, I played soccer in our local university and I was the goal keeper. I love to cook and my specialty is Filipino food. I love music so much and it motivated me to learn to play the guitar and sometimes I offer free lessons to my friends who are interested. One interesting fact about me is I can speak 1 language and 1 dialect. Aside from English, I can speak Filipino/Tagalog and the other is Hiligaynon/Ilonggo because I also stayed in Bacolod (Visayas) most of my life. I'm a cheerful, loving and very approachable person. I'm a listener and I care for the people that surrounds me and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom was the first convert in her family. I was exposed to strong Catholic background. I have an aunt and grandmas who are nuns and some relatives that belong to different churches. I remember when I was about to turn 8 years old, I don't want to be a Mormon because I'm used to the things that we do in the Catholic Church. I remembered missionaries teaching me again the basic beliefs in our Church. Since then, I already knew that there's a God and He has His Son named Jesus Christ who became our Savior and also in the Holy Ghost. After I got baptized, I already spent most of my life in the Mormon Church and I loved it so much. I remember my mom sharing her testimony to me that even though they are strong in their faith, when she met the missionaries, there's something that touched her heart that made her decide to learn more. She loved how the Church values families and the concept that families can be together forever, even after this life. And I know for sure that it very true because I now enjoy the blessings of the Gospel in my life and knowing the things that God wants me to do in this life. I come to know my real purpose and my worth here on earth. I am grateful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and that helped me what I become now. I know that I am a daughter of God and I am important. I come to love serving others before myself and that's why I'm now in my mission for 18 months. To share this glad message to everyone is our purpose. Our purpose to invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored Gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the Gift of the Holy Ghost and enduring to the end. I know that this Church is true and I know Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ lives, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since I was 8 years old and as I grow up, I learned to love in serving others. When I was a leader in our Young Women Organization in our ward, I had the chance to teach young women about the things that the Lord wants them to know about their journey in this life. I am privileged to help them and care for them because I know that they are the ones who will become future mothers, teachers and leaders of our world. Then I became a volunteer in the Public Affairs Department of the church in the area office in the Philippines. I helped organized some events that caters inter-religious activities and had the opportunity to also serve many people in remote areas.