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Hi I'm Michael

I was born and raised in utah. I am now serving a mission in california and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Michael and i was born in utah. my dad is in the utah national guard and so i was raised in a few different parts in utah. i am 20 years old and am on a mission in California. I have a twin brother that is also serving a mission here in California just a different area. i also have a sister and two other younger brothers who are the best! some of my hobbies are, snowboarding and snowmobiling, really anything with snow i love! i love doing things with my family and friends weither it be baseball, going to bon-fires, snowboarding, anything i really enjoy being with the ones i care about. i really enjoy just about everything i like to play sports, i like to read, go snowboarding, almost anything you can think of but if there is anything i dont enjoy it would be watermelon, i dont know why i just cant stand the taste. i finished high school in 2009 and went to a year of college, my goal is to go into pharmacy. i have had some really fun jobs so far in my life, i worked at a pizza place which was alot of fun, and later worked at a bank as a teller, and i dont know if i will find a job more fun than that! i have had challenges in my life and they werent always easy but i overcame them and they have help me grow and made me into the person i am now

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church which doesnt mean i have always known that it is true. there comes a time with everybody a member from birth or someone investigating the church where we have to know for our selves that this is the true church. thats what happened to me. there was a time in my life that i didnt go to chuch most of the time and everyday something felt like it was missing. i didnt think it was the church i was happy i had a good job i was living by myself in a nice apartment and everything i could have hoped for i had, i wasnt searching for what was missing or wasnt searching for anything really. But one day i had just got back from work and i was cleaning up a bit and noticed a book by my couch next to the wall. of course i knew befor i picked it up it was the book of mormon but i sat down and opened it. it had been awhile since i read it and so i just opened it up to a random page, it was the book of alma chapter 40. this is a chapter that talkes about life after death, that life doesnt end! the reason i am a mormon is because of that, that we know god does have a plan for us, that we can live as families forever after this life. this gospel means everything to me, without it i wouldnt know of why i am here, or what happens after death. every blessing i have is because i live this gospel. if you have questions about this gospel, or about the things i have said pertaining to life after death, the plan of savation, please talk to a missionary, or talk to someone that is a member of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. the blessing you can recieve are more numerous than you can imagine.

How I live my faith

One way i live my faith is by what i am doing right now in my life. i am on a mission in anahiem california, i am a missionary. i am one of the many missionarys that we have all around the world telling others about the gospel of jesus christ. as a missionary i share the gospel with those that dont have it, i share about the plan that god has for us, and i invite all to come unto christ and follow his example. when i share the gospel with someone that has never had it befor it is an amazing experience, i really enjoy what im doing out here in california and when i return home that wont be an end to it i will continue to share the gospel with my friends because i know how it has blessed me in my life. i know with out any doubt that this is the restored church of jesus christ, that the church that jesus christ himself established is the same church we have now. i know that the book of mormon is the words of prophets of god, that not only do we have the bible but we have another testament of jesus christ that gives us clarity and understanding to the scriptures. we have a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, who is a prophet of god who leads and guides us in these latter days. we are so blessed by temples which are the most holy places on earth that we can go and be sealed for all time and eternity with the ones we love. i dont believe I KNOW that there is a god that he is our father in heaven and he knows us all personaly, he has a plan for us, a plan of happiness. i invite all that read this to pick up a book of mormon and to read it, wither you have read it in the past or never have i invite you to read it. and once you have to pray about it, to take the promise that moroni gives us in last part of the book of mormon in moroni 10: 3-5 to pray about this book to do it with a sincer heart really have a true desire to know and i promise you from previous experience that you will know it is true and if it is true than everything else we teach is true and i know it is!