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Hi I'm Sam

I work as an artist and illustrator. I have great family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Pennsylvania where I spent a lot of time mucking about in the woods. When not outside playing, I was inside drawing. Eventually I discovered that you didn't have to be a starving artist and there were careers where one got paid to create pictures. I was trained as an illustrator at college and began working in video games. Although I'm not a big gamer, video games has been a fun career. I've learned a lot around from other good artists and have been able to do some freelance illustration. As my freelance grows, I hope to get into movie poster design for comic book movies. I decided that, like my parents, having a family was going to be my first priority in life. I got married in college and now have 4 children. They are delightful! My wife and I constantly laugh as we raise these quirky little mirrors of ourselves. My wife is no longer a Mormon for her own personal reasons. Although I am devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and she is not, we manage to have a delightful marriage. We both practice tolerance and strive to find the mutual values that we want to teach our children.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this faith because I know it is true. I know that Jesus is the Christ and that it is through him that we return home to our Father in Heaven. Furthermore, as I have studied the story of the Restoration of the priesthood and the establishment of this church, I've convinced of it's truthfulness. It feels right and everything seems to make sense.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying and reading my scriptures everyday. I enjoy the 2 way communication with our Father in this way. I also attend Church every Sunday and go to our temple once a month as often as I can. The main effort of the Church is for its members to become more like Jesus and so I try hard to be kind in everyday life. I try to live up to a high standard as a husband and father. As an artist, I frequently have the opportunity to see nude figures. Whenever this occurs I always keep my thoughts clean. I never view pornography.