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Hi I'm Michael

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Father of 6 children, oldest is 35 and youngest is 16, I have 6 grandchildren. my wife and I have been married for 36 years I graduated from University of Phoenix at the age of 51 with my Bachelors degree in Business Administration I love dogs and have always had one since I was a little boy I love college football and follow the BYU Cougars and the Boise State Broncos I enjoy cooking because the end result is eating

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I have been a member of the church since I was baptized at the age of eight I am a member of this church because I believe it is the true Church of Jesus Christ restored back to the earth in its fullness through the Prophet Joseph Smith. I have had to study and pray to find out for myself what the truth is and through the promptings of the Holy Ghost I have received my answer over and over again. This is a church of service and love. I know the answers to the questions, Where did I come from, Why am I here and Where am I going. Life has many challenges but through my faith and trust in a loving Father in Heaven and a knowledge of the atonement of Jesus Christ, I receive strength to face those challenges.

How I live my faith

I enjoy being part of a church family that looks out for one another. I go to church weekly to renew my covenants to God and recharge myself to face the coming week. I have worked with the youth for many years and recently been offered a new assignment to help others find the truth through missionary work. I served my Savior, Jesus Christ, on a two year mission at my own expense to share the Gospel message with people in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. I love my current neighborhood and look forward to the times adults and youth together go out and do service projects to help others, especially the older men and women who have a difficult time doing simple things like yard work or home repairs.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

We are all children of loving Heavenly parents who gave each of us an opportunity to be just like them. Part of that plan is coming to this earth to receive a physical body and to learn to live by faith and follow Heavenly Father's plan to return to him one day. He has given each of us the agency to make our own decisions but has not left us alone to do that but offers us direct communication to him through prayer, living prophets, scriptures, family and friends. Life is a blessing but is only a small part of our eternal existence. Show more Show less