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Hi I'm Michael Roberson

I'm an optimist, I love adventures, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Hi! My name is Michael Roberson. I am the second oldest of eight kids. I have been on this earth two decades and I plan on several more. I have been reared by a family who loves life, each other, and just have fun. I'm a homeschooler. I did one semester of BYU-I's Pathway program, which was an amazing experience, before coming out on a mission. I love food, people, (food and people of different cultures) and experiences that cause me to grow. I have lived all over the United States as my dad, who recently retired from being in the Army, received new assignments and I am very grateful I had those experiences! I am almost done with serving my two year mission in Rancho Cucamunga, California. I love it! It's been the best experience so far in my life. I'm from Spokane, Washington state.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but as I have grown up, I have come to know for myself, though the power and influence of the Holy Spirit that this is God's church on the earth today. I put this gospel to the test daily in my prayers, gospel studies, and weekly at church; and consequentially, I have a testimony of the truth of this gospel; God, that He is really there, listens and answers my prayers, and loves me. I know Christ died and suffered for me so I can live a better life every day. That is why I am a Mormon - this is where you get the answers in full.

How I live my faith

I like to take time out of my day and choose to slow down and set my day right - with God - and then go out and experience life all around me. I ponder often, pray fervently, study the words of old and new prophets and wise people and seek for wisdom to improve and apply what I learn.

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

Michael Roberson
In 2 Nephi 2:25 it says, "men are, that they might have joy." I find it very hard to have joy when I am not taking appropriate care of my body. The times when I have felt the best were times when I was eating, sleeping, and exercising necessary for my needs. Think of a castle of great beauty and nobility, and someone goes up and spray paints pictures all over it! Or you walk inside the castle and you find that the owners have just trashed the place and it smells.... That's what it is like for us; God gave us our body discover and experience great joy on this earth. We can only do that, to it's full potential, if we are taking care of our body (our castle) and by not putting into our bodies that which would clutter it on the inside (e.g. drugs, alcohol, unhealthy foods, tobacco) or by coloring it on the outsides (tattoos). Our body and spirit are directly connected to each other. So we cannot help but affect one if we affect the other. God wants us to have the cleanest spirits that we can. Show more Show less