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Hi I'm Micah

I'm an Artist, a Storyteller, a Teacher, and a Mormon.

About Me

 I’ve been drawing since I was three years old. It’s a habit that continues to consume me to this day. I was born and raised in Idaho and found the landscape and lack of “distractions” to be the perfect place to nurture an overactive imagination. I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Illustration with a minor in English from a local University. I was also blessed to have found a wonderful woman there with whom I have the good fortune and pleasure of sharing my life with along with our 3 children. I love classic literature and am drawn to the use of a good story and elements found in Science Fiction/Fantasy to explore eternal truths that affect all humanity. I hope to continue the journey I’ve begun as a “starving” art student to enlighten and engage the minds of everyone who sees my work. I have also embarked on an additional adventure with my family as I have recently earned my Teaching certificate in Secondary Education that I may be able to teach English and later, Art. A Perfect combination for me! It is also a chance to have a hand in giving back to society and to keeping in touch with those who could use all the help and guidance they can get-- our Youth.   

Why I am a Mormon

 My jourey to becoming a believing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints really began when I was fourteen. Although I was born into this Church, I began to challenge my parents' beliefs and found myself wondering within myself what was really true in this life. At this time I was also beginning to suffer from the effects of what my family would later learn was a mental illness that ended up threatening my life. It was in the midst of this "trial of fire" that I came to know God, my Heavenly Father and my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I have seen and felt their love and have been a personal beneficiary of Jesus' ability to heal not only the body but my very Spirit. I have tasted of the goodness of God and he have had revealed to me that the way to return home to Him is through His Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Church teaches Jesus's gospel in its purity and stands as the vehicle to aid me as I try my best to live Christ's Gospel as he taught it when he lived on Earth. I know He is REAL. I know him and am grateful to be able to live my life as one of his many disciples, or followers. I hope in my heart that someday, ALL will be able to also be partakers of this love and know these wonderful truths for themselves.  

How I live my faith

 I have the privilege of teaching Sunday School classes to the Youth 16 to 17 year olds. I consider it an awesome opportunity to continue this adventure in teaching and to interact with young adults who have their whole life ahead of them and who each have their own hopes and dreams of what their life can be. I try to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the help of The Holy Ghost and in a way that utilizes my other talents and that engages them to confront their questions concerning life and what we are here in this Life to do. It is an exhilerating experience and I truly love it. 

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

This title was originally given to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a way to "label", demean or seperate them from others who considered themselves a part of Conventional Christian society. Since those times though, that name which comes from the name of an ancient American Prophet who helped give us The Book of Mormon Another Testament of Jesus Christ, has become a name that means goodness, service, and discipleship. It is Christ whom we worship. It always has been so. It always will be so.  Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

 The Book of Mormon was written by a number of men whose ancestors came to the American continent from Jerusalem. These men were each commanded by God to keep a record of their lives and the events that occured to his people and then pass these records to someone else whom the Lord had chosen to continue the work. The records were gathered together and compilled into a book by a Prophet/Historian named Mormon. Hence the Title of this Scriptural/Historical record The Book of Mormon.   Show more Show less