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Hi I'm Michael

I'm a singing addict, love playing piano and acting my heart out!! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

i Love to sing its pretty much my life! I have been in choir sense I was in jr. high and have loved every second of it. I grew up in a family of 6 and the other 3 of my siblings sing also. So needless to say we, as a family have been asked to sing in many a church meetings. I have been playing piano for most my life but in jr.high school and high school I thought I was "to cool" to take paino lessons.... one thing that i would totally change if i could go back in time!!! I also LOVE to act in plays, the stress of trying to learn your lines and songs in time and have to be someone else while doing it is sooooo much fun to me. I think that i was just born to preform, i love the rehersal process and then to finally see all the work and effort you put into it come together and be, hopfuly, amazing!!! Right now im serving in the Washington Everett mission and love every min of it!!! i have done nothing that is quite as challenging in my life but NOTHING that is as rewarding!!! Its amazing how close the Lord keeps his missionarys to Him and after my mission I want to strive to keep this close to Him!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because there is nothing that makes more sense in my life then the teachings of the Church. Even though i was raised in the church and grew up with its teachings there came a point in my life, just as it will or has in every members lifes, where i had to choose if i was going to follow the teachings of the church or if i was going to not follow them. Unfortunally i didn't follow the teaching and my world went into complete chaos and my entire world just didn't work or feel right like it used to. Its was from the LOVE of a cairing mother and father that helped me see my wrongs and helped me come back to the straight and narrow path. I found out, the hard way, that the church is Christ church. I found out through the repentance process that we have a Heavenly Father who loves and wants us to return and live with Him some day!!! I'm a mormon because nothing makes more sense then the love i feel while obeying to the lords comandments. I'm also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints because unfortunally I've seen life with out the church and it is far worse then living the teaching of the church. The blessings that Heavenly Father give to us as we live his teachings are totally worth giving up the small little things that we have been commanded to. That and i prayed and asked to know if the church is Christ church and i got my answer and it was "yes!!!!"

How I live my faith

One of the ways that i live my faith is i am serving a mission in Everett Washinton. The ways that i help the work of the Lord move along is through the talents that i have been given. When i came out on my mission i couldnt play the piano while people were singing and thanks to my loving fellow missionarys i have had the chance to play for groups of missionarys....while they sing. I have also been asked to sing in more meetings then i had ever thought possible!!! it is one of my favorite things to do is have the chance to help others feel the spirit through the gifts that i have been given, and the Lord has blessed me so much for freely giving of the things He has given me, now i can play for people and my music abilities have increased more then they would on my own. Another way is trying to being friendly to all people that I meet. One of the best ways to show people of the love of God is to love them. I try to be loving to eveyone that i meet despite of the way they may look or act i try to find something in them that the Lord has blessed them with and I then try and complement them on it. Nothing gives me more joy in life then to see one of Heavnly Fathers children smile, laugh, and be happy!!!

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Michael
One of the ways that I know we can strengthen out faith in Jeusu Christ is what i like to call CPR. what this means is Church, Pray, Read. We have to go to church to get our spiritual batterys recharged, and most important is to partake of the sacrament. our Heavenly Father wants to hear from us just as any parent wants to hear from their child, our Father in Heaven wants to bless us, He wants to hear how our day has been going, He wants us to ask him for help. And we have to read the word of God, aka the scriptures. We have to listen to what they contain. Even though the scriptures happened forever ago we can still pick out things that can affect us in our lives and can teach us what to do so that we can avoide the bad things that happened from the people we read about. Just as CPR can save us physicaly when we are dying so can CPR save us when we are spiritualy dying, and it will accilirate our faith in Jesus Christ. Show more Show less