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Reyna I. Aburto

Reyna Aburto was born in Nicaragua. She has been a member of the General Relief Society Presidency. She is a linguist, a public speaker, an author, and a cohost in the Consecrating Your Life podcast with her daughter Elena.

February 13, 2024 08:24 AM MST
Finding common ground with others can be easy when we start with a few simple questions and then genuinely listen to the answers.
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October 31, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
After being released from the Relief Society general presidency, Sister Aburto had goals to spend more time with family, be better at caring for herself, and even start an overdue project to declutter her house. But her plate was soon filled with other opportunities. How could she decide what was most important?
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August 24, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Sister Aburto’s sincere reply was, ‘Your love for your boys is a beautiful motive for you to come. I am grateful to have you among us.’
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May 18, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
After graduating from high school, I started attending college. I always enjoyed learning and getting an education. However, over the years, the situation in Nicaragua was just getting worse. I decided to marry a young man that I was dating, and we left the country shortly after. We arrived in San Francisco in October 1984.
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March 16, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
My husband Carlos joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico, together with his family, when he was nine years old.
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February 16, 2021 01:00 PM MST
This excerpt is adapted from Reaching for the Savior available now for preorder at
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