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Hi I'm Michael Tupper

I have a degree in Interior Design and am currently building a home out of recycled materials. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated college in 2003 with a degree in Interior Design. I have a great eye for finding unique items, for the which I am able to sell them for a profit to those that are looking for that one special item for their home. I love listening to music and have a large collection of records and cd's of all genders and styles. I'm very much into self-sufficiency. I am building a small home on nearly 4 acres out of recycled pallets. I'm building it with the money that I am able to put aside each month, which when finished, will be paid for without going into debt. I want to be able to raise as much of my own food and become as self-sufficient as possible. That is me in a nutshell. By the way, I will be planting pecan trees on my property. MMMM. They are so good.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents and my two older brothers were baptized when I was 3 years of age. When I turned 8 I wanted to be baptized, and having the correct authority, my oldest brother was able to perform my baptism. It's great to look back at my families' baptismal photos and to see how far we have come. Growing up, I always believed the church was true but never had a strong testimony of my own. At the age of 19 I was able to serve a mission in El Salvador, which was such a powerful learning experience, that 14 years after returning I still talk about it till this day. When I first went on my mission the Holy Ghost assured me that what I had always felt to be true was indeed true. I love my Heavenly Father and my savior Jesus Christ and am so thankful to be a member of Christ's true church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith on a day to day basis, by following the teachings that I receive each sunday and through my own personal prayer and study of the scriptures. I thank my Heavenly Father for so many blessings that I receive on a day to day basis, through prayer. I try to be a good example to others at work or wherever I may be, at all times. It is very important for me to teach my children correct principles so that they will grow up knowing that their Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love them and that they can always depend on them for help and strength through whatever trials they may face.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Michael Tupper
Just like all of us were born of a father and mother, we believe that we also have a Father in Heaven and we are created in his image. We believe that God loves us and wants us to be happy in this life and to be able to return and live with him once more. He has a body of flesh and bone, but his body is perfect and immortal. He wants us to be just like him and so has created a plan by which we may all return back to his presence. If we follow his plan, he has promised us that we will "have all that the Father has". Show more Show less