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Hi I'm Austin Michael

I'm a singer. I'm an actor. I'm a soon-to-be missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi my name is Austin, or Wally. Call me either name, I respond to both! I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the most important thing in my life. On February 6th, 2013, I will be leaving to serve a two year mission in the Italy Milan Mission. I feel so blessed to have this opportunity to serve the people of Italy as well as my Savior Jesus Christ. I just finished my first year out at BYU in Provo, Utah. I'm undecided about my major as of now, but I've got some exciting ideas floating around my head. If you know me, you know that theatre and music are my passions. I don't claim to be a star or anything close to that, but performing makes me happy. Anytime I'm on stage, whether I'm the lead character belting that awesome note, or the little extra saying that one humble line, I am happy as can be. I absolutely love to sing. Anything. My philosophy is that there is a song for every situation life can throw at you. I have yet to be proven wrong. I also love people. I try my best to be a friend to everyone I meet. My family and friends shape who I am and encourage me to be the best person I can be, and I do my best to give them the same in return. I'm not perfect. I make mistakes, but I make sure that I learn from every one of those mistakes. My goal is to come out of every trial stronger than I was before. I love life and view every day as a wonderful blessing and an opportunity.

Why I am a Mormon

Nothing in this life makes me happier than living my faith. I am so grateful to know that because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, I can live forever in happiness with my friends and family. Although I am far from perfect, it brings me great peace to know that I can become perfect through Jesus Christ. I invite all who are looking for truth and happiness to search the scriptures, pray to our Heavenly Father, and gain the peace that can only come from knowing the Savior Jesus Christ. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is not just for a select amount of people. It is for ALL. His arms are wide open, waiting to welcome any who will repent and come unto Him.

How I live my faith

In my ward (my congregation) I serve as a ward missionary. As a ward missionary, I serve as an assistant to the full-time missionaries in our ward. These two young men dedicate two years of their life to serving their fellow human beings and teaching them the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It's what I'll be doing soon too! Right now, I serve as their taxi, but I also love helping them teach anyone who will listen and serve anyone who needs it. I live in an area where there are not a lot of Mormons around. Even so, my friends know my beliefs and standards and even help me live them. Although most of my friends are not members of my faith, we share common standards and love to support each other in our beliefs.