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Hi I'm Michael

Hello I am a Mormon. I grew up in Southern California, Los Angeles, La Canada.

About Me

I am a grandfather and grew up in Los Angeles California. I was introduced to the Church by my wife who I have been married to for over 30 years. I did not join right away but waited 15 years before joining. I have held many different positions but my favorite was as the Scout Master. The last 15 plus years have been the best years of my life. I love to work on my Family History and helping others find their ancestors.

Why I am a Mormon

It took about 15 years for me to realize what I was missing in my life. I had always lead a good life and was never too far from the Church's beliefs. My life has changed by learning more about Christ and His teachings in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. The best was the Book of Mormon which was written for us today. The words have a calming effect and brings more joy into my life everytime that I open it to find an answer. So much of who I am can be found in the Book. I knew many people over the last years and of all my good friends they all understand the greater meaning in being a service to others. It is the only way that I know of that brings such great happiness and Love from our Heavenly Father. Many times in my life I called out for help and found that there is always someone there to bring their assistance to my family. It was when I was worthy to enter the Temple did I fully understand some of the joy being a member brings to my family. Service is the key and I a grateful to be a part of this wonderful Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I have held many positions teaching others including the youth and the adults. Most of my positions have been in Leadership roles directing the service efforts of the adults or youth. I love my calling I have now to teach others about missionary work. I assist members and nonmembers to better understand the Family Search program. It always brings joy to my heart to hear how their families are connected and a the stories about them.

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Heath is so important to us as it brings a quality of life to us now and when we pass on to the other side of the veil. All of the bad habits that we have in this world stays with us on the other side but there is no enjoyment from those habits. We will still have the cravings but will not be able to satisfy the craving. It has been said that our bodies are a temple here on earth as Jesus said in the Bible. Taking care of it by not polluting it with harmful or unwholesome items is just not wise. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

The Priesthood is what binds my family together forever. It is what I call upon to assist my family in their time of needs. It brings clarity to my positions that I hold and brings answers to questions that I have. it is the power that created the heavens and earth. Show more Show less