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Hi I'm Mike but people call me Badger

I like to think of myself as a professional dad who is also a software QA Engineer.

About Me

Born in Utah, I moved from coast to coast as a kid and camped long enough in Charlotte, NC to call it home as a teenager. After High School I served a mission for the LDS church in California. I fell in love with the people. After I moved to Utah and met the woman who was everything I wanted in a wife and more. We are building a beautiful family with my handsome boy and my two beautiful girls. I have grown to love the beauty of Utah. When I die and go to heaven, I am convinced it will be a lot like living on a houseboat at Lake Powell. Jack of all trades and master of none, I am a fixer and an idea man. I love to tinker or, as my Dad calls it, dinkin' around. I love to find solutions to other people's problems and figure out the stuff that drives people crazy. My loooooong term goal is to be a dbadmin or database software developer.  I am trying to get my BA in IT as I work to support my family. Don't take yourself too seriously. Laugh. Smile. Be nice just because.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in God the Father and in his Son Jesus Christ. I believe in a Latter-Day Prophet and that the gospel of Jesus Christ exists today as it did when he lived on the earth. I didn't gain my knowledge through books and scripture alone, I know because when I asked God with a true desire to know, he spoke to me in a way only I would understand. Although I may not have all the answers, I know without a doubt the truthfulness of this gospel.

How I live my faith

When you have faith in God and his plan, and his way of doing things, you will find happiness. Living the "Mormon" lifestyle is not about restriction or rules. It is about living my best life and making choices that bring true happiness. God is our Father and he loves us. He wants us to be happy. He also wants what is best for us. Even better, he wants us to know HOW to be happy. "Love where you live" is our family motto. It means find joy in every stage of life, count your blessings and show love to those that surround you. I love to share this gospel with others because when I do I feel the spirit close to me.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Mike but people call me Badger
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