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Hi I'm Michael Marler

I grew up in Hawaii. I went to college for a semester and then accepted the call to be a missionary. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in Hawaii and had the opportunity to live next to the beach. I loved it so much there. The peace and tranquility of being next to the ocean is something I love. I like to play guitar and hang out with friends and family. I went to one semester of college and haven't decided on a major yet. I think I might study economics/statistics/finance, but I'm not decided yet. I'm also considering doing a college internship program with Disney so i can go work for them. I love being in family oriented places where fun is to be had.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this is the only true church on the Earth today. I know that as we read the Book of Mormon and pray sincerely we will know for ourselves the truth of it. I know that as we pray to our Father in Heaven he hears our prayers and answers them so long as we have faith and ask with a sincere heart. We need to have patience because His timing may not always be our timing. He knows best. I've come to understand this and is why I'm here on a mission: to help bring other people to this knowledge and to help them understand that God loves them very very much. I was born into this church and have been learning it all my life, but it wasn't till a year ago that I really came to embrace this gospel with all my heart. I've always known it was true, but never knew that I knew it. Now I do and love this gosepl very much. This gospel provides me so much peace and direction in my life. I know I will have trials, but that's how God teaches us the lessons we need to learn. I know that we can get through any and all trials set before us through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and in His Atonement he so lovingly performed for us. I know this and this is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always going to church, saying my daily prayers, and always reading the scriptures faithfully. I have been called to serve a mission to Brazil and am learning Portuguese. I have never been good at learning languages, but I have willingly accepted the call. I know the Lord will help me learn so I can be an effective missionary. I live by praying and seeking direction from our Heavenly Father. The times I have not actively asked for direction have been some of the more confusing and harder times of my life. I know that through faith and a sincere heart, the Lord will give us direction and help to guide us in our daily lives. I also read the scriptures daily because there's a clear difference between how my days go when I don't read the scriptures and when I do. I know they are the Lord's directions for us and that as we faithfully read them and ponder them we will be given answers to our questions.