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Hi I'm Akira Amano

I am a husband, a father of five children and a grandfather of eleven grandchildren living in Japan. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am enjoying walking with my wife every morning at Kawagoe city in Saitama prefecture. I had been serving every Tuesday for over thirty years as an ordinance worker of the Tokyo Japan temple. I was baptized and confirmed as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1958.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a high school student , one of my friends invited me to join the picnic of the Church. And I met two missionaries there.

How I live my faith

I had visited over thirteen times to the Sacred grove Palmyra New York with my friends who lived north in Hollaidou through the south Okinawa prefecture in Japan by my experience as the tour guide of the tour company. The fourteen years old boy prophet Joseph Smith had met and communicated to Our Heavenly Father and His son Jesus ChristThe angel Moroni had guided Joseph Smith to the Hill Cummora to dig for translating the Golden plates. He had translated the Book of Mormon by the help of the Urim and Thummim and the breastplate. I have been reading this Book of Mormon since my high school boy age everyday. Recently I read the Book of Mormon on my iPad. I attend the Church at Fujimi city in Saitama prefecture every Sunday with my wife. The scripture study at the Gospel doctrine class in the Sunday school and the activities in the High priest group had become the life-long custom. Studying the Bible and scriptures daily at my home had also become the custom of my family. I live in Kawagoe for more than fouty years as the citizen of the one of the old traditional cities in Kawagoe. I am also engaging the civic activities very earnestly as one of the citizens of the Saitama prefecture. I am enjoying the activities with my friends at the senior colleges of the Kawagoe city. The class of the Saitama senior college started from sixty years old. We had been also serving at the Tokyo Japan Temple for more than thirty years as the ordinance workers from the time of the dedication.