Wednesday, April 27, 2016

An Honor to Serve on Holy Ground

I cannot believe this mission is coming to an end!  Words cannot describe how I feel.  Some days I am not sure what to say about my mission, but one thing is for sure, I have been more converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ, and knowing that makes me happy!

For eighteen months I have been striving to share the message of the Restoration to as many as I can.  As I believe I have mentioned in previous posts, my mission scripture is D&C 100:5-6 which states,  
Therefore, verily say unto you, lift up your voices unto this people; speak the thoughts that 
shall put into yourhearts, and you shall not be confounded before men; For it shall be given you 
in the very hour, yea, in thevery moment, what ye shall say.
Last Thursday I was on exchanges with Sister Leyes from Argentina.  We were at the reflection pool and approached "Fred".  He was staying in Utah for a couple of months for work.  Right away he asked who we were and what we did.  We explained that we were missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and our purpose was to invite others to receive the restored gospel.  We then pulled out the Restoration pamphlet and began to share our unique message.  Reciting the First Vision was refreshing and spectacular!  That day the sun was bright and warm, the sky was clear blue and the spirit was strong!  Sister Leyes and I knew the spirit kept us balanced with one another and our tongues were loosed.  Fred then asked, "Well what do I need to do if I were to become Mormon?"  With enthusiasm we pulled out the Book of Mormon and shared about baptism. He accepted a copy of the Book of Mormon and to learn more!  Sister Leyes will continue to teach Fred.  When she called at the scheduled appointment we had made, he was busy, but, he had started reading the Book of Mormon!

I love my Savior Jesus Christ.  His love is soothing and assuring.  I am grateful that I have weaknesses so that I may be able to find joy as I overcome them!  It is such an honor to serve on holy ground where families are sealed for eternity.  I know President Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God.  Joseph Smith did see God the Father and Jesus Christ.  Obedience is a commandment that secures our eternal salvation.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.  

Sister Mikeila Aquino
Sister Geraldino was in my MTC zone.  She went home last week.

Some of the departing class-we sang on Sunday


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Wash the Feet of the Sisters

General Conference was spectacular!  I loved seeing the bright colored flowers, the clear blue sky; feeling the warm sun and meeting the crowds and crowds of people from all over the world!  It is one of the most miraculous sights to see! 

Because of the conference we met mostly members, but there were some guests not of our faith and it was wonderful to share with them that there is still a prophet today, from whom we can receive guidance for our lives!   

One of the greatest lessons I learned from General Conference and MLC (Mission Leadership Counsel), is that we, as disciples of Jesus Christ, must tend or serve our fellow men in order to be happy individuals.
In MLC, President Risenmay bore testimony of what it truly means to be a Christ-like leader.  He shared of the time Jesus Christ washed the feet of His apostles.  This got me thinking of how I needed to "wash the feet" of the sisters in my district more often.  Each of us as members have been given a calling or are currently serving in one.  We do not have to be a Bishop or Stake President to act as a leader and diligently serve.  What ever the calling may be I invite you to be a righteous example and continuously serve those in your ward specifically. "For I was hungered, and ye gave me meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in; Naked and ye clothed me; I was in prison, and ye came unto me." Matthew 25:35-36.
Never forget the "worth of souls is great in the sight of God".  God loves us individually and He knows what we need.  We need to be the answer to someone else's prayers.  That someone may be the sister quietly sitting next to you in Relief Society or the single parent struggling to get the children to church.  That someone could be the Bishop himself.   

I know that the Savior is the master of service.  He is the director of this church.  I hope to be His hands and obey His will.  I am grateful the Savior forgives me for my mistakes and shortcomings.  I am grateful that Joseph Smith asked God to know the truth.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

Sister Mikeila Aquino
Saturday Afternoon Session of General Conference

My wonderful mission president and his wife.

Look who we ran into! 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A living prophet today

Hi!  I hope everyone's week wan wonderful!  Did you pray in your families for opportunities to serve?  Please share some of those stories!

The weather has been off and on.  I have never been in a spring where it snows.  Utah weather, I tell you...  not for a beach girl!
General Conference is this weekend and once again I am so excited!  There will be miracles after miracles!  Sometimes in life we feel as though we are 'breezing' through life, enjoying every minute of it and then a trial or two or three or ten come our way and we become stuck.  The things that once made us happy are gone, the confidence we once had withers away.  Have any of you ever felt like this at one point in your lives?  I sure have.  Although I may sometimes feel discouraged, hurt or lonely, I know I can find greater happiness and light in my life as I follow the prophets of old and in modern times, for they are men called of God to be His mouth piece on the earth. 

I am grateful there is a living day prophet today, Thomas S. Monson,  who loves each and every one of us.    I hope each of us will listen to his words this weekend. If you do not know already, pray to know if he is a man called of God. 
Jesus Christ is the director of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Our loving Heavenly Father trusts us to make righteous choices, repent and find happiness.  I know Joseph Smith did see God the Father and Jesus Christ in 1820.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.
I love you all!
Sister Mikeila Aquino

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

God's Plan

I hope all of you were able to watch the Easter video that I posted on last week's blog!  Please share any thoughts or feelings you had!

This past week Sister Evangelista and I gave a tour to two member families who were good friends and wanted their children to take a tour. The tour was very uplifting and rewarding! The spirit was present every second.  We ended in "God's Plan" and a sight I had never seen before really touched my heart.  The little 7 year old pulled out a kleenex and began to cry.  This reminded me of how we need to "becometh as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love..." as it says in Mosiah 3:19. 

The family has an important role in God's Plan.  If we are obedient to His commandments, the family can perform miracles and serve others in the greatest of ways.  Marriage is between a man and a woman.  It is through the prophets we can come to know the truth of all things and how to direct our families in righteousness.  I invite all families to pray for an opportunity to serve in any way this week. I promise you that the Lord will strengthen your home and peace will reside within the walls of your home.  
Joseph Smith did see God the Father and Jesus Christ.  It was through the restoration that families can we bound for time on earth and for eternity.  I say these thing sin the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

I love you!
Sister Aquino

My new Companion, Sister Evangelista from Spain

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Hallelujah! Christ Is Risen!

This last week Sister Evangelista and I had met a lot of people with various backgrounds and experiences.   Some grew up with a faith and were strong, and others had fallen away from a belief in God.  Some asked questions, wanting to find answers, while others asked questions just to argue with us.  But, I feel, that they were all in some way, seeking for something or someone that could bring them peace. 
In our world we have medication, therapy, books, rituals, and so on that are provided to help us find strength and understand ourselves.  The most perfect "solution" that I know to be true, is our Savior Jesus Christ.  Jesus Christ suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane.  There He felt all of the pain and confusion that each of us face daily.  Then, He died on the cross at Golgotha.  However, He was also resurrected, which means He overcame death.  Through our Savior Jesus Christ it is possible to find peace, comfort and joy from our hardships and questions of doubt.  This last weekend our church released a new video for Easter. Hallelujah: An Easter Message About Jesus Christ. I invite everyone to watch, and ponder how strengthening your relationship with the Savior can resolve your pain, concerns or fears.

Jesus Christ lives!  I know He was resurrected from death.  I know He visited God's children in Jerusalem and Ancient America.  The resurrected Christ did visit Joseph Smith; and through Joseph Smith the gospel was restored back to the earth.  I love my Savior.  I am honored to wear His name on my badge for these eighteen months.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sister Mikeila Aquino

A beautiful early morning on Temple Square

Music and the Spoken Work
Enjoying Music and the Spoken Word

WE LOVE ARIZONA! (Sisters that are either from there or served there for outbound.)
With Sister Carrus, the daughter of a member family from my moms' mission

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Communication restored the Gospel of Jesus Christ

So many miracles and blessings came our way!  For one, the sun is beaming outside and I am actually saying "It is so hot!" here in Utah.  I'm so excited that General Conference is almost here!
On Saturday, I found out that someone who we had been teaching since my second transfer, but had lost contact with when I went to Arizona,  got baptized! 
One of the lessons that I am learning is the importance of communication.  Sister Evangelista and I love each other!  We are always laughing, trying to tell jokes and being happy. But, there have been instances where we are evaluating a tour or discussing something and we misunderstand each other.  Sister Evangelista is a wonderful example of listening with love.  She and I are learning to communicate better by using the gospel of Jesus Christ.  I found this quote given by one of our leaders of the church that I believe can be applied by all, not just women.

A yellow textured background combined with a quote by Sister Rosemary M. Wixom: “We may live in different countries … but as women our purpose is the same.”
I know that the when we use the gospel of Jesus Christ, we can help fix any relationships that may be struggling.  If we truly have a desire to  change and ask Heavenly Father for help, we will receive His guidance and feel His love. 

Heavenly Father loves us!  He sent us down to earth with our families.  He provided prophets every dispensation and even after apostasy.  I know Jesus Christ came to the earth to teach us the way to obtain salvation and to establish God's church with His authority.  Although the priesthood, authority of God,  was lost after the death of Christ and His apostles, God provided a way to restore it back to the earth because He loves us.  Because of clear communication, the priesthood and God's church was restored in 1830 through Joseph Smith.  The communication Joseph had with God and Jesus Christ did happen.  The Book of Mormon is the evidence.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

Love, Sister Mikeila Aquino

Spending part of P-day researching my Filipino Family History

Hermana Sullivan from AZ!
Look who came to visit-Sister Jin from China!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Sunday we walked up to the Christus and saw a girl looking up at the statue.  I felt we needed to talk with her so we approached her and unlike many people, she right away smiled and said "Hi!".  Her name was Julia and she was a member of the church.  She just seemed to be the bubbly and optimistic type; someone that bursts with sunlight and warms your heart.  We asked if she had seen God's Plan and if she would like to see it.  She quickly got up and we went.  Before we started the presentation we asked that she share what made her the happy individual that she was.  She said, I love knowing who am I and that Heavenly Father cares about me no matter how small I may be in this entire universe. I love being happy and having this wonderful message in my life that lets me remember that I'm here to help others and to bring them into Christ. This gospel is the best thing that's ever happened to me and I will never give it up. 
Although she did not say, I am sure like all of us, Julia, has experienced trials, but instead of allowing them to discourage her, she applied the Atonement into her life and used God's love to define who she is today. 

Julia's beautiful smile
Her remarks really stuck with me and I want to add my testimony to Julia's.  Happiness comes from being a witness that Christ performed the Atonement.  I am a witness.  I am grateful to have the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life.  I am a work in progress.  I have many flaws and weaknesses, but I am who I am today because I trust in Heavenly Father and I love my Savior.  There are many different reasons as to why I decided to serve this mission, but the main one is because the gospel of Jesus Christ brings me happiness.  I am happy when I read the Book of Mormon.  I am happy partaking of the sacrament each week.  I am happy when I attend the temple to make covenants or promises with Heavenly Father.  I am happy when I pray constantly throughout the day to my Heavenly Father. I am happy when listening to President Thomas S. Monson, our living prophet.  I am happy when I use the Atonement of Jesus Christ.  I am happy to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of-Latter Days Saints.
If you want be happy, find who you truly are.  If you are trying to find yourself apply the gospel of Jesus Christ.  As a missionary my purpose is to help others grow closer to their Savior and guiding them to take necessary steps that will make them happy eternally.  If you are feeling lost or discouraged, my companion and I would love to help you!  Please email me and we would love to share more about the gospel of Jesus Christ with you and teach you how to apply it in your life!

I say these things in the name of my beloved Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen.
I love you all!  You are all beautiful sons and daughters of our Heavenly Father!
Sister Mikeila Aquino

So fun to run into Sister Christensen

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Loving the Lord more than earmuffs

The Spring season is slowly on its way and I love it!  Winter is beautiful and the Salt Lake Temple is a breath taking sight covered in white, but my body can only handle the temperature for so long. Honestly, I could live in the hot summer Arizona weather longer than a Utah winter.  However, I am still grateful for Heavenly Father's beautiful creation!

Since the beginning of winter I have been trying to find earmuffs at the store because my ears were very cold and my beanie didn't always keep them warm.  I finally found a pair a couple of weeks ago in our mission bin where the sisters can recycle the clothes they don't want and others can take them for free.  Then, Saturday evening I realized I had left them somewhere. I back-tracked to find them, but had no luck.  I began to have a sour attitude.I was frustrated...  frustrated that I had lost my cute and stylish earmuffs.  The next day was Sunday and while I partook of the sacrament I prayed to the Lord for peace.        

The Lord will always teach you the lesson you need to find joy.  Sunday I was on exchanges with Sister Bean, one of the sisters in my district.  We decided to talk with this man, who was a member of the church, and he offered for us to sit down and talk with him for a little bit.  We began talking about his family and his wife's conversion into the gospel.  Because it was such a spirit lead conversation I cannot even explain the feelings I had and all that was said.  Then he made a statement along these lines.  "Too many people focus on the worldly and materialist things... Too many people think that happiness comes from money, cars, etc.  He went on to say that none of those things matter.  Only the gospel of Jesus Christ can bring us happiness.  Pure joy simply comes from the following the example of Jesus Christ and keeping God's commandments." 
I was re-taught, if you will, a vital lesson that as mortals we often forget.  Even though I am serving a mission, striving to live a righteous life, I still get selfish and turn my heart away from the Lord.  My mind and desires were so focused on cute and stylish things that I had forgotten my purpose on  a mission and more importantly my purpose on this earth.

If today is one of those days or weeks or months, that you feel is "going south" my invitation to you is to turn your heart to the Lord.  Ask for forgiveness, read the scriptures and PRAY!  Don't wait like I did for someone to tell you to change.  It may be difficult because turning, changing is hard, but I promise you that you will find peace and eternal joy!

Although it can be difficult at times to admit my mistakes and faults I am grateful to be a sinner and to be the clumsy person that I am because I have been able to grow closer to my Savior Jesus Christ.  No other event, like the atonement, could fully heal a scar as it does and no other event could promise eternal joy as Joseph Smith's first vision.  Jesus Christ bled from every pore and was crucified for each of us individually.  Joseph Smith did see God the Father and Jesus Christ in 1820 and he was called as a prophet by God.  Heavenly Father loves His children.  With our families we can return to live with Him again some day.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

Sister Mikeila Aquino

Cold snowy weather with a smile on my face!

I love my companion, Sister Evangelista!

Aloha to the Elder and Sister Moore, our mission secretaries!  I will miss them!


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Power of Uplifting Music

       Yesterday, we took two ladies on a tour.  "Clara" was not a member of the church, and "Kristi" was a less active member. (names changed) They had been friends since they were children.  We began the tour in the Tabernacle explaining the purpose of it's dome shaped roof and how important it was that we listen to a living prophet to give us direction.  They were amazed by the organ, as everyone is, but didn't ask many questions about anything else.  We next went to the Assembly Hall where we discussed how much dedication it took to build the benches and pillars.  Although church services did not actually take place in the Assembly Hall, we explained what happens in our church services.  Kristi brought up that she remembered attending Primary class (Sunday school for the children) and that her favorite song was "I Am A Child Of God."  At first Sister Evangelista and I were planning to take them to the model of the temple, but the spirit prompted us in another direction, to the God's Plan exhibit.  At this point in the tour, we were having a difficult time figuring out their concerns or needs.  Our conversation and tour was kind of "all over the place." 
      We got to the "God's Plan" door to find a group already in one room and another group waiting to go in with other sisters.  So, we went downstairs so they could use the restroom.  I was so glad on the timing of everything because when we went back upstairs the first thing Kristi said was, "Now I have that song stuck in my head."  (Referring to 'I am A Child Of God.') I pulled up the lyrics on my ipad and gave it to her to show Clara.  Kristi started singing the first verse.  The spirit beamed in the room and I knew our tour was going to end the way the Lord would have it end. 
     This experience was a testimony to me of the power of hymns and uplifting music.  The world today offers too many unwholesome environments and sounds.  Sometimes our lives are clouded by the noise of yelling and cursing and harsh sounds.  Wholesome music and hymns always invite the spirit and give us the peaceful direction we need in our lives.When we have too much noise and distractions in our lives,  we should turn it down and tune into the music of the spirit.         
     I bear witness that Jesus Christ is coming and now is the time for us to turn our hearts to wholesome thoughts and to make righteous decisions.  These righteous decisions will lead us back to our Heavenly Father's presence.  I am grateful for our church hymns and the Primary songs because they keep my thoughts pure and help me feel my Savior's love.  I say these things in th name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.
Sister Mikeila Aquino

I love being a missionary on Temple Square

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

"His ways are highter than our ways"

Another transfer is here!  This was the first transfer we did transfer calls and it was very exciting.  Our whole apartment got up so eager to get our call from the Assistants.  It was exciting!  My new companion is Sister Evangelista from the Philippines!!!  Woohoo!  My third Filipina companion.  I was so happy to get the call!  We will be serving in Humanitarian Center this transfer.  Sister Evangelista is very kind and has a sweet spirit about her.  Many miracles to come!
My new companion-Sister Evangelista from the Philippines

I would like to share two experiences I had this week that show a contrast of how the Lord teaches us about the work of the Spirit. This invitation is specifically for those who are members of the LDS faith
Sunday, Sister Cariñote and I took a family through  the God's Plan presentation.  Another sister had spoken with the mother and told me they were members of the Mormon church and that she was struggling with attending church.  Throughout the presentation I was pleading with the Lord that we would be able to say what they needed to hear.   While they were watching the second video I was in the third room looking up scriptures, keywords to give me some direction, trying to think of experiences, but nothing came to me.  Sister Cariñote bore her testimony, then I bore mine. Then we invited them to share with their children why the sacrament is important to them.  The mother started to cry.  I knew it was the Spirit that had spoken, not me.
Tuesday we met another member of our faith and he was sitting near the New Testament paintings in the North Visitor Center and seemed to be in a stupor of thought. We approached him and asked what he was thinking. He said he was contemplating about a decision that he needed to make for work. I prayed to the Lord asking what scripture, quote, testimony, anything we could share with him, but realized that we had nothing to offer. I share with him a title from an Ensign magazine, but even that didn't feel right. I know that Sister Carinote and I had the spirit. We were trying to discern needs and trying to speak the Lord's words, but I believe that the Lord was giving me this experience just to remind me that this is His work and NOT ours.
In both experiences the Lord was teaching me that this is His work and we cannot do it without the spirit.  Now matter how hard we try to help our non member friends come into the gospel we cannot force it upon them and we cannot force the spirit to give us the direction we are seeking for.  This also includes helping our less active friends.  We must be patient with Heavenly Father's timing for 'His ways are higher than our ways.'  We must have charity- which also includes respecting their agency.  I want to invite you to read this recent ensign article for this month that gives insight to parents who have children that are less active.  However, I feel all of us as members can learn from it. (When A Child Leaves the Church)

I love my Savior Jesus Christ.  I know that He desires us to follow Him.  That is why we were sent down to the earth with our families and the friends we have so that we may help one another to return to live with God again.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

I love you all!
Sister Mikeila Aquino
Love the Snow!

Zone 1

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Turn to the Savior, Always!

I apologize for not writing last week!  Each day has gone by way too fast and so much is filled in these days!  I am so grateful for all of the lessons I have learned!  I would like to share one of these that really touched me.
In the evening we were contacting people in the basement of the North Visitor Center. We had planned to go to the reflection pool next, but then Sister Cariñote said we should go to the Christus. At first I asked why not go to the reflection pool as we had planned, but agreed to go up to the Cristus. I am so grateful Sister Cariñote acted on that prompting. We approached a lady sitting on the couch.  There, leaning against the couch, was a big blue envelope  with the name 'Sara' written on it. We asked who the artist was. The lady responded that it was her daughter, Sara, who has autism. She said that Sara loved art and was downstairs looking at the paintings of Christ. The mother began to cry and said when Sara wants to come to Temple Square, they come. We asked if there was one particular Christ-like attribute she learned from her daughter. I shared that those of us not with special needs are the different ones and that we have so much to learn from them. She continued to cry as she explained that Sara always focuses on the Savior. The spirit came to me and taught me that me venting or having self pity for my trials was selfish. I needed to focus on my purpose as a missionary. Sara soon came up to the ramp and we we got to see some of her art.

 We can learn from Sara, to center our lives more on the Savior instead of the things of the world, and, as we strive to follow Him and use His atonement, we will overcome the things of the world.The invitation I give to all of us this week is to turn our hearts more towards the Savior.  Put down the phone and say a prayer;  turn off the television and play with the kids;  put aside the homework and read the scriptures.  I promise you peace and a surety of God's love for you.  I love my Savior.  He has blessed me with experiences that humble me and remind me to turn to Him always.  Not just when times are difficult, not just when I want to pass my test, not just when I want a lesson or tour to go well, but always!  
I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sister Mikeila Aquino

Doing a little quilting while waiting for the next tour

Organ Tour!

Since the Salt Lake Temple was closed, we got to go to the Bountiful Temple

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

For Time and All Eternity

This last week has been so emotional!  My trainer ( my mission mom) Sister Palmer, now Gwyneth Allred, got married!  I had the wonderful opportunity to attend her sealing!  A sealing is when a husband and wife are married in the temple for 'time and all eternity'.  The temple is where God hopes for each of us to one day enter so we can make covenants, or higher promises with Him; one of which is a temple marriage or sealing.   We also do work for our ancestors who have passed on.  For example, if we have a family member who was not baptized in this life, we can be baptized for them. Sealings for family members are also done.  If you have any questions about the purpose of temples visit Temples. You can also email me and I would love to answer any questions you might have.

President and Sister Poulsen, (my mission president and his wife) will be completing their mission this Thursday.  They both spoke in church this last Sunday and boy was I emotional!  I love them! He directed the Temple Square Mission exactly how it needed to be.    I know that our prophet, President Thomas S. Monson is a man called of God and he received revelation that the Poulsens needed to be our Mission President.  However, I also know that President and Sister Risenmay (my new Mission President) have also been called by our Heavenly Father.  Members of the church, if for whatever reason you are struggling with supporting your leaders, whether it be a Bishop, Relief Society President, counselor, I urge you to ask the Lord to fill your heart with Christ like charity and to have the desire to sustain that leader.  There is only happiness in following God's will.  
Happiness comes from eternal blessings.  Eternal blessings are received in the temple.  The temple is the only way we can be with our family for time and all eternity.  The Book of Mormon has brought so much clarity into my life and has strengthened my faith that I will see my loved ones again after this life.  One of my mother's favorite scriptures is found in the Book of Mormon (Mosiah 16:8) But there is a resurrection, therefore the grave hath no victory, and the sting of death is swallowed up in Christ.  I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen.  

Sister Mikeila Aquino 

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Another Witness of Our Savior

Happy New Year everyone!  2016 is here!  Another year to find and experience miracles!

January 1 for us was wonderful!  There was quite a lot of people that came to visit Temple Square and it was exciting! 

In the evening we went to contact guests in the Tabernacle and we met "George" (name changed for privacy) and his father.  They were visiting from Ecuador.  Since George's father could only speak Spanish, George translated for me. They didn't know anything about the Tabernacle so I began to explain the history and original purpose for the building- to listen to a living day prophet speak without the use of a microphone.

This was one of those moments that the spirit was flowing right through me.  I began to ask questions and bear testimony of things that were not my own words.  The message of the Restoration came up and I could feel that their hearts and spirits were listening.  I knew they felt Heavenly Father's love for them.  I asked them if they had ever read or heard of the Book of Mormon.  George had because his brother was actually Mormon.  This surprised me that hadn't brought it up before, but I guess the Spirit helped him to be open about it.  He said that he had read the some of the Book of Mormon in the past.  He and his brother hadn't ever talked too in depth about the Mormon religion before because George didn't know what to ask.  I invited George to read his copy of the Book of Mormon again and to "liken" or relate the words to himself.  He said he would. The Spirit was so strong!  

I am a witness that the Book of Mormon is for every individual on this earth.  I know God's love is poured upon me when I have the desire to listen to what is being said in the words of the prophets.  I urge each and every one of you to read the Book of Mormon.  Before reading, get on your knees and ask Heavenly Father  for strength to understand what is being taught. 

If you have any questions or doubts at all about the Book of Mormon please visit to chat with missionaries like me.  We would love to help you increase your faith and understanding of the Book of Mormon.

I love you all!

Sister Mikeila Aquino