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Hi I'm Bug Van De Graaff

I'm the youngest in my family. I'm an athlete, Im an artist, I play piano, I sing. I love dogs. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Im an Artist. I love what i do. I find painting/drawing/sculpting (or anything art related) to be very relaxing. I specialize in drawing cartoons and acrylic painting. I've wanted to be an artist/cartoonist since i was 3 years old, and I've stuck to it since. I love art as much as i love my dogs. Which are awesome. I've trained them personally. Im an Athlete. I mainly played football as a defensive lineman dispite my smaller size. tough as nails. which lead me to play a bit of Rugby. awesome sport. As weel as Wrestling, Brizzilian Jujitsu and Muytai Kickboxing. Ultimate sports are the ones that are the hardest. which i believe is any fighting sport or contact sport. But it should NOT be used in any aggresive form and strictly in sportly conduct. I've taught myself to play piano when i was 14 and i continue to make up my own songs. maybe one day i´´ll have my own album??. I also sing a whole lot too. My friends usually have o tell me to shut up to make me stop singing... but i dont let it happen. My inspiration to write music, well, make cause i cant read the notes on paper (i have yet to learn) but my inspiration has been the ones i love, and my insane imaginative world i have inside my brain, that day upon day leaks out like sunshine bit by bit. I learned spanish serving a mission for the lord in Chiapas, mexico. Me encanto conocer la gente de chiapas mexico y tengo ganas de volver a verlos. Son mis amigos, pues.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that Joseph Smith restored the true power of God to the Earth. The Priesthood. And with this power, men can now preform ordinances such as baptism and marriages for eternal purposes. I love my family and i cant comprehend living without them. And the fact that there is no life after death just doesn't make sense to me. How can our eyes just close and there is nothing? There is something there, though. There ahs to be. And that is God, and Christ. They are there waiting for us to return to them.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example to my friends. I talk to them about Christ and bear my testimony often. I listen to my heart when it gets prompted by God, and i obey. I honor my parents. I never back down from what i believe, and I'm wanting to share it with others.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Bug Van De Graaff
A testimony is what you testify to be true. It comes from your heart and the influence that God has had on your life. The Spirit builds and strengthens your testimony. The foundation of every testimony comes from the fact Jesus lives. He is the Christ. He came to Earth as Gods only begotten son to atone for man's sins and wrong doings. And because he did this, we can live with him and God after death. That Joseph Smith restored the Priesthood to the Earth, and he translated the Book of Mormon. Which is another testament of Jesus Christ. We are lead today by a modern day Prophet who is the mouthpiece of God. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Bug Van De Graaff
well, if you dont want to, you dont have to. You have your agency. But it is the best thing for you. A two years worth of complete unselfish service to the others around you. To your friend, neighbor. ect. Service is the ultimate form of Love. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Bug Van De Graaff
it's pretty normal. If you live the doctrine christ gives, you wont really have too many problems. All the blessings you need will come pouring down like rain. You might not get what you want, but i promise you, you'll always get what you need. Show more Show less